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Tools of the Digital Construction Executive

Covid-19 has increased the desire and need to rely on lean construction concepts and digital tools to ease the reliance on manpower to solve everyday construction problems. A recent article by McKinsey & Company shows that digitization of some construction functions will improve the bottom line for those construction firms who take advantage of technology. Technology drives … Read more

The Beginners Guide to Jobsite Monitoring

Aside from the heavy load of responsibilities a typical construction site administrator may have on his or her plate, job site monitoring is among the most important tasks. As technology improves, the task is made easier, giving job site managers the ability to monitor safety, progress, inventory, and staff on a construction site. If you’re new … Read more

5 Myths About Construction Cameras and Jobsite Monitoring

There are many misconceptions and outright myths about the value of construction cameras and jobsite monitoring. Construction theft costs construction businesses $300 million – $1 billion annually. What is worse however is that fewer than 25% of items stolen from a construction site are ever recovered. The news, of course, gets worse: Construction theft increases … Read more

Five Ways Construction Cameras Can Improve Jobsite Safety and Efficiency

Among the many concerns construction project managers must consider when making decisions is how a particular issue may affect the bottom line. According to data from Risk Management Associates in Philadelphia, commercial construction is a high-risk industry with low-profit margins and claim that the average profit margin was between 4% and 6% before taxes. One … Read more

Why Jobsite Monitoring is a Great Return on Investment

Construction is an industry that can feature razor-thin margins and return on investment (ROI) is often a topic of discussion among industry professionals. As projects become more complex and the skilled labor pool shrinking every year, finding ways to increase profits and minimize costs becomes increasingly important to survive as a business. Essentially, finding ways … Read more

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The Evolution of Job Site Monitoring

No matter the industry, there are unscrupulous people who will take advantage of gaps in security for profit. According to data from the National Equipment Register, job site theft costs the construction industry as much as $1 billion per year. As a result, job site monitoring has grown as an industry to combat not only theft, … Read more

Job Site Monitoring Explained

Aside from the heavy load of responsibilities a typical construction site administrator may have on his or her plate, job site monitoring is among the most important tasks. As technology improves, the task is made easier, giving job site managers the ability to monitor safety, progress, inventory, and staff on a construction site.  What Is Jobsite Monitoring?  Simply put, … Read more

Construction Cameras: Expectations vs Reality

On any given construction site, there might be millions of dollars in assets stored on the property which is why security and safety are major concerns for any construction site manager. For many project managers, security begins and ends with a few cheap security cameras. The expectation is that this is enough to thwart most … Read more

How to Choose a Job Site Monitoring Platform

As a construction site manager or project manager preparing to tackle a new construction project, selecting the right remote job site monitoring platform is an important first step. The US construction industry is expected to grow by 3.1% in 2022 according to a Market Trends and Opportunities Report. With many construction firms increasing their workload, finding … Read more

The Value of Time Lapse Video from Construction Sites

Time lapse video is a powerful tool for a construction company when used correctly. Aside from the marketing and PR benefits, it can also be used for training, community engagement, and keeping investors up to date on progress of a project. While there are many factors that dictate what construction camera solutions a construction firm … Read more

Why SiteKick Can Do More than Keep Your Jobsite Secure

Why SiteKick Can Do More than Keep Your Jobsite Secure We’ve written a great deal about construction technology, and how it has changed the construction industry. SiteKick is proud to play a part in the growth of the industry, but more importantly, to the general improvement of the jobsite security for our clients. Of course, … Read more