NCI Building Systems celebrated its recognition in this year’s InformationWeek 500 — a list of the top technology innovators in the United States. InformationWeek tracks the technology, strategies, investments and administrative practices of some of the best-known organizations in the country and this year, the steel building manufacturer is spotlighted for its latest advancement in the technology sector.
The accolade results from a new, mobile application developed specifically for builders and contractors. Designed and produced by Star Building Systems, a company within the NCI family, Star Builder Mobile App was built to create efficiencies for builders while on job sites.
Star Builder App connects remotely to NCI’s backend servers to provide up-to-the-minute information to its users. It allows operators to check a building’s status and schedule, view specific subassemblies of building parts and quickly connect to a sales representative. Since most of a builder’s time is spent out in the field with subcontractors, a mobile platform is a significant value-add. If, for example, a contractor needs to know the exact dimensions for part of a building or any important project specifications in real-time, Star Builder App can make all of this information instantly available.
“We are proud to be included in this year’s InformationWeek 500 list and recognized as an IT innovator for the building industry,” said Eric Brown, executive vice president and CIO at NCI Building Systems.