The construction industry is continuously impacted by frequent fluctuations occurring in the climate and with the weather. To fight these adverse weather conditions, technological innovations are playing a key role in aiding the construction industry. Currently, many organizations are striving hard, proving the best-in-class construction-tech solutions to enterprises and ensuring real-time flow of actionable intelligence. These organizations are providing effective decision support solutions with efficient project, facility and asset management, including the capability to manage and measure schedule activities, maintenance tasks, equipment operations and work results. Additionally, they play a crucial role by offering innovative applications for decision support, predictive analysis, scenario planning, risk management, operations research, and systems engineering.
WeatherBuild is one such leading organization delivering actionable intelligence with its decision support solutions for the construction industry and built environment. The organization offers a suite of weather enabled decision support solutions that empower the leading contractors, owners and operators improve situational awareness. It also helps project executives, project managers and safety managers make better-informed decisions about weather events, schedule impacts, safety risks and probable outcomes. WeatherBuild focuses on leveraging weather data, machine learning and predictive analytics with the purpose to increase productivity, enhance safety and manage risk in construction, operations and maintenance (O&M).
About the Co-Founder of WeatherBuild
An established thought leader and recognized technology innovator in the construction industry and built environment, Adam Omansky is the CEO and Co-Founder of WeatherBuild, based in Cambridge, MA. Multidisciplinary innovation company Applied Invention co-founded WeatherBuild together with Adam. Prior to WeatherBuild, Adam was the Co-Founder and Vice President of Product Strategy at Vela Systems, the leading field management and field BIM (Building Information Model) software company for the AEC (Architecture-Engineering-Construction) industry — now Autodesk BIM 360 construction management software. Adam launched WeatherBuild with the objective to improve weather based situational awareness for the leading contractors, owners and operators in the construction industry and built environment.
Under Adam’s leadership, WeatherBuild offers a suite of weather enabled decision support solutions including: WeatherBuild Basic — hyper-local weather risk and lightning reports with automated delivery to project teams; and, WeatherBuild Pro — custom hyper-local weather analytics solution with risk management and dispute resolution tools. These solutions help project stakeholders and site operators increase productivity, enhance safety and manage risk, across the total asset lifecycle.
Powerful Data Analytics for Better-Informed Decisions
WeatherBuild has created a powerful data analytics platform for construction project and capital program managers and executives, empowering them to make better-informed decisions. The organization helps the leading contractors, owners, and operators to leverage its solutions across the total asset lifecycle, from new construction to ongoing operations and maintenance (O&M). It also focuses on providing top service contractors with solutions for shutdowns, turnarounds and outages (STOs), retrofits and repairs, and is contributing to repowering of existing assets, such as wind turbines, across the alternative and renewable energy sector. The organization’s weather enabled decision support solutions include WeatherBuild Basic and WeatherBuild Pro.
WeatherBuild Basic: The solution provides its users with hyper-local weather risk and lightning reports. It offers daily weather reports with risk assessments of construction activities, automated delivery via email, text or SMS messages, and push notifications. WeatherBuild Basic also offers a hyper-local weather data based on the exact geo-location of each project and site, which helps construction managers (CMs) and general contractors (GCs) mitigate the risks of weather events, schedule impacts and safety incidents. It alerts outdoor operating personnel of dangerous thunderstorms and lightning strikes, and provides all clear countdown notifications when to ready, idle and resume work outdoors.
Best-in-Class Weather Enabled Decision Support Solutions
WeatherBuild concentrates on customer feedback across a broad spectrum of market sectors, lifecycle phases, and project types in non-residential building and non-building structures. The organization’s design and development processes to release new features and enhancements to its suite of solutions at a rapid pace have made it a renowned brand in the construction-tech industry. The dedication to deliver the best-in-class weather enabled decision support solution has helped to pave a pathway for success. Further, the organization’s focus on its data analytics platform and its intuitive user interface helped it to create the best-in-class weather enabled decision support solutions.
Within the organization, WeatherBuild encourages creative thinking and problem-solving across its teams. The company synthesizes lessons learned by team members in other adjacent industries, such as ag-tech and fin-tech, integrated to the construction industry and built environment. The company’s iterative and incremental software development methodology is one of the many keys which have unlocked the doors of success for the company.
Predictive Analytics and Breakthrough Enhancements
WeatherBuild is developing predictive analytics and breakthrough enhancements to its suite of award-winning, decision support solutions at a very rapid pace. The organization’s weather enabled decision support solutions; WeatherBuild Basic and WeatherBuild Pro help the construction-tech world increase productivity, enhance safety and manage risk, across the total asset lifecycle.