How Leading Construction Technology Companies are Shaping the Future

We’ve mentioned more than a few times how the construction industry has been slow to adopt new technologies, but over the last few years construction technology has seen rapid growth. Much like tools like power tools, heavy machinery, and the advent of cement changed the industry 100 years ago, so too are smart phones, cloud-based … Read more

Messaging tactics on construction job sites

Instant and text messaging have become generally accepted ways of communicating on construction sites, especially to increase efficiency and safety. Aside from its ease of use, texting and instant messaging are a popular communication channel most people use every day, so no special training or devices are needed. Here are some tips on how to … Read more

The five best safety apps for construction firms

Every construction firm understands that safety is every employee’s responsibility and there are a variety of technological tools to make sure everyone has what they need to ensure a safe and productive work environment. Here is our list of the five best safety apps for construction firms: OSHA Heat Safety Tool If you can’t rely … Read more

Tips on Organizing Your Data

Construction companies are slowly moving toward a digital first model which means that more data is being collected every day. A recent article suggested that 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are produced by humans every day and 95 million photos and videos are shared every day on Instagram. Of course, all the data in the … Read more

How iPads have changed construction job sites

While the construction industry has been relatively slow to adopt new tools, the iPad is quickly becoming the most valuable tool found on a construction job sites. Let’s take a quick look at some notable ways the iPad has changed how construction job site managers have improved their workflow with this mobile office platform. The … Read more

10 Tips to Optimize Your Supply Chain

Research reveals that 79% of businesses that optimize their supply chain improve revenue significantly more than those that do not. There is a reason why construction businesses are constantly on the lookout for ways to optimize their supply chain. What Is Supply Chain Optimization? The simple answer is that supply chain optimization is a technique … Read more

The ROI of Construction Cameras

If the safety and security of your employees and assets are important to you, the return on investment (ROI) of construction cameras might be of interest to your bottom line. Let us look at some statistics to understand the problem and discover if technology offers the most cost-effective solution.  As much as $1 billion is lost annually by construction companies due to … Read more

Using cameras on construction sites as a tool

Cameras and video surveillance are becoming increasingly common for any business, but they are an absolute necessity when you handle the safety and well-being of your construction site employees. If you are one of the thousands of construction industry professionals concerned about employee safety, theft, and workplace conduct, using video cameras on your construction site could increase productivity, safety, and security.  But … Read more