What is Lantern?

Dashboards for construction

Lantern empowers your AEC firm with industry specific data and analytics. Lantern brings your projects and their data together into one intuitive platform. With Lantern, it’s easy to see all the information you care about in one place and use it to make faster, better-informed decisions.


Experts in the design and implementation
of HCSS Intelligence

Lantern Data Systems is your go-to partner for HCSS Intelligence solutions. We’ve partnered with HCSS through the development of HCSS Intelligence so know the system from end-to-end.

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HCSS Intelligence

One platform, unlimited visualizations

Lantern makes it easy to see the information you want. Whether you are an Owner or Project Executive, Project Manager or general office staff, you can interact with data to increase revenues, reduces costs and measure improvements in services rendered. Whatever you want to visualize, the information you need is always at your fingertips.

Data warehouse for construction

Answer questions on the fly

Reports for construction

Filter down to what’s important

KPI's for  construction

Interact with your metrics


Stop wasting time and money

Your project data lives in an ever-increasing mess of disconnected spreadsheets, systems, databases and applications. Combining this data manually takes far too much time, isn’t repeatable and introduces human error.

Lantern combines project data into one intuitive platform putting all the information you need front and center. With Lantern, you make powerful, data-driven decisions, are more competitive and save time and money.

Key performance indicators for construction

Building buildings isn’t about building buildings anymore, it’s about communication

Click on the customer stories below to learn how Lantern gives you the ability to quickly and clearly communicate the right information to the right people so decision makers at any level can make better, data-driven decisions and you can concentrate on increasing the performance of your organization.

Visualizations for contractors

One of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of technical, professional and construction services was concerned their access to information was too slow and their teams weren’t realizing the full potential of the systems already in place.
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Reports for contractors

An ENR top 50 construction company recognized for superior quality and customer service wanted to provide a unique, communication-based experience for their customers to deepen relationships and increase trust through transparency.
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Data warehouse for project management

An ENR top 400 General Contractor recognized regionally as a “Best & Brightest Companies to Work For,” started an experiential leadership development program to enhance personal and professional development for their teams.
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Data mining for contractors

The CEO of a large regional multidisciplinary general contractor specializing in infrastructure, heavy highway, site development, aviation, rail, and marine-related projects wanted to increase staff productivity and job profitability.
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Lantern is the next logical step in AEC Project Reporting


Lantern helps you visualize critical information for your project teams, executives and owners enabling powerful, data-driven decisions.


Deployments made simple!

Dashboards for project management

You’ll be up and running in a few days because Lantern is radically easier and faster to deploy than traditional business intelligence solutions.

Don’t know where to start? We can help by providing assessments, validation and recommendations to your business intelligence, dashboarding, data warehousing and big data strategies.

See what Lantern can do for you.


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