Transform building construction

Confronting economic, regulatory and environmental pressures, the EC&O sector is seeking solutions. At the forefront is improving shrinking profit margins by enhancing efficiency, reducing construction waste, and adopting lean methodologies.

3.8 percent

improvement in productivity in building functions would pay for the facility's design, construction and operations through increased efficiency.

Solution areas

Cut expenditures and reduce delays

Gain clearer visibility of assets and costs to make better use of resources and predictive maintenance.

Improve facility management performance

Increase visibility and control of your capital projects, space management, facility maintenance, and energy needs.

Who we work with

KONE predicts and responds to technical issues in real time

See how Kone is using the IBM® Watson IoT™ Platform to remotely monitor millions of elevators, escalators, doors and turnstiles in buildings worldwide.

Our agreement with IBM is exciting and it is an important stepping stone to deliver the best People Flow experience.

Henrik Ehrnrooth, President and CEO of KONE Corporation

IBM Technology

Internet of Things

Data from IoT sensors can be pulled into BIM to model energy usage, temperature, and movement of people to streamline operations and improve future building projects.


With IBM Blockchain, construction companies can improve project delivery and payment processing, and reduce costs associated with contract administration.


Digitize, store, and share the right documents with the right people to accelerate collaboration by deploying content management in the cloud.

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