|| “Construction Open Software Alliance or COSA announced at AGC IT Forum Conference; seeks to increase construction software interoperability,” By Wayne Grayson published on August 16, 2012. ||
The COSA (Construction Open Software Alliance) was officially launched during the opening keynote of the Associated General Contractors of America IT Forum Conference in Chicago Thursday. Compised of five software companies, the alliance seeks to facilitate greater integration between the software applications construction professionals depend on most.
The announcement came from James Benham of JB Knowledge Technologies Inc. during his address to IT professionals in attendance on the lack of and need for greater interoperability between cloud applications in the construction industry.
At one point, Benham asked an important question with regard to how the construction industry will adapt to the ever-changing computing landscape as it transitions more and more to the cloud.
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