Today, construction has to be mobile, and market players need to be able to access important information from anywhere. Successful construction management professionals known for delivering projects on scheduled time and on budget are using software solutions to make work more convenient and complete while on the go.

The globally competitive construction sector is availing leading-edge technologies to streamline and optimize their operations. Solutions that address the complete lifecycle of a building including planning, requests for bids, project management, building use and recycling is proving to be the game changer here. Contractors who invest in the right financial, operational and construction management software execute projects more efficiently, deliver higher quality results to their customers, and at the same time increase their business profitability.

From faster, savvier decision making with access to real-time insights, to improved project margin, fewer unexpected project cost over-runs, maximized labor and equipment productivity, construction sector gets the business results they expect from the technology investments.

In the last few months, we looked at hundreds of solution providers and consulting companies and shortlisted the ones that are at the forefront of tackling the challenges in the construction industry. In our selection we examined the vendors capability to fulfill the needs of construction companies by offering products, solutions and services that support core business processes.

We present to you CIOReview's 20 Most Promising Construction Technology Solution Providers 2013.