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7 Ways Applied Tech Helps Businesses Embrace Digital Transformation

Helping businesses succeed has been at the core of what Applied Tech does since we opened our doors in 1999. Over the past 20 years, our company has evolved to meet the needs of the Wisconsin business community. Applied Tech started by fixing issues for small- and medium-sized businesses who were underserved by technology. From there, we branched out into …

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AR and VR Will Shape the Future of BIM 3D Modeling

Soon, walking through a construction site and envisioning what the completed project will look like won’t require an active imagination. Using virtual and augmented reality and Building Information Modeling (BIM), any element of the design will appear before your eyes. To better understand what’s going on now and future developments in BIM, Andy Fischer, our Professional Services Manager, sat down …

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3 Smart Ways for Construction Job Sites to Connect to the Internet

Software and mobile devices are making the construction industry more efficient. Apps have streamlined the QA process and instead of printing out a 20-pound roll of drawings, you can view the complete set on a tablet. But there is one catch – you need a reliable, secure internet connection. A standard internet connection is ideal at a job site but …

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Is Technology a Liability at Your Job-site?

Take a moment to think about the technology you typically use at job-sites. Do you regularly issue tablets, smartphones or laptops to contractors? What would you lose if a contractor walked off or forgot the device in a coffee shop? Without a system in place to track devices and control information, you could be liable for well north of $4,000 …

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How to Get Ahead of the Curve With NIST Technology Compliance

What is NIST 800-171? If you haven’t heard anything about NIST, it is likely because you do no work with the federal government, companies that work with the federal government or companies that are overseas. Regardless if this impacts you or not today, NIST provides a great framework to secure your organization and customer data from unwanted hacker activity. NIST …