CSI’s new vision represents the organization’s three strategic directions: Building a community of belonging, being a center for innovation, and elevating the profession. Building a community of belonging. For CSI and the industry to grow, CSI needs growth from groups of people who have not traditionally been part of this field or CSI. Addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the industry will make the profession more agile, responsive, innovative, and sustainable. Being a center for innovation. CSI will continue its work as a leading resource for everyone working to create the built environment. This includes leveraging research and thought leadership through the CSI Foundation, ensuring members have state-of-the-art building information and project delivery knowledge, further integrating CSI-developed standards like MasterFormat®, Uniformat®, and OmniClass®, into design and construction software (via platforms like Crosswalk®), rejuvenating standards development, and rethinking traditional roles. Elevating the profession. CSI’s renewed vision includes raising the skills, profile, and professional development of CSI members through learning and certification.
Since 1948, CSI brings together in one organization the varied parties of the construction industry to develop better communication, practice tools, and foster construction excellence.