Many people find the cloud to be an elusive concept – and understandably so. It’s hard to wrap your head around something you can’t see but is also something central to so much of your day-to-day life. According to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) – an arm of the Department of Commerce – cloud computing is “the practice of using a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than a local server or a personal computer.”
There are many reasons why more and more businesses – in all industries – are moving to the cloud. This includes organizations in the building and construction industry, which may surprise you as being is one of the least digitized market sectors in the world.
Read more about how it all works, and the effects of construction in the cloud.