#ConTechTuesday Heated gear from @DEWALTtough for this winter

December 12th, 2017|Review, Technology|

This weeks ConTech Tuesday AppView Vlog from The ConTechCrew focuses on the use case for the Heated Gear line from DEWALT and Radians on construction project sites. The Tech Tuesday series is dedicated to reviewing new apps and software for the construction industry that can improve work flows and transform companies! Feature #1: Weatherized Shell    The Heated

Tech Should Try for Construction March 2017

March 6th, 2017|Technology|

On the ConTechTrio podcast we discuss news apps, hardware and software week. One of the show segments features Tech you should try for Construction projects. Every week we focus on a different tech related item for our listeners. They following are a few of my favorites that I have tried out this year. Apple Air

To Drone or NOT To Drone in 2017

February 28th, 2017|Technology|

Over the past couple of years there has been a lot of talk lately about the use of UAV/UAS (AKA sDones) on Construction sites. Are they legal are they safe, are they useful? What is the FAA stance on this topic? Where do you actually draw the line from being a "Hobbyist" and start acting as

Innovations in Note Taking by Rocketbook

February 13th, 2017|Apps, Technology|

Do you take a lot of notes? How many paper notebooks do you still use? Have you made the switch to apps to digitize your note taking? Most Construction professionals take a tremendous amount of notes about issues for the project they work on. It is interesting to hear how many people still prefer to write

Predictions for Construction Technology in 2017

January 17th, 2017|Technology|

Over the past few years the construction industry has been revolutionized by the introduction of new technology. As the new year of 2017 begins I have thought about what new innovations we may see this year. The following are are few prediction fro construction technology in 2017 from myself and a few other Technology Enthusiast.

Construction Technology Highlights for 2016

January 9th, 2017|Technology|

The pace of evolution in construction focused technology seems to be speeding up each year. Every year the industry must explore, adapt and implement new advances in construction technology. What were the big construction technology highlights for 2016? The following are a few highlights that I believe made a big impact on the industry.  The Surface

Running a Tech-Focused Jobsite

December 12th, 2016|Technology|

Most contractors agree that project success is largely determined by four factors: time, cost, quality and safety. But there isn’t a “one size fits all” approach. The same is true of technology, in that each company’s journey is unique. In this article, Caterpillar will help you take a quick look at key areas where technology

Safer Project Sites Through Battery Powered Tools

December 5th, 2016|Hardware, Review, Safety, Technology|

One of the more difficult hazards to manage Construction project sites is falls. Same level falls were always tricky to prevent and manage from both the training and implementation sides of the table. One of the key hazards in most accident investigations for same level falls was objects in the walk path. By this I

Advances in Thermal Image Cameras from Seek Thermal

November 28th, 2016|Apps, Hardware, Technology|

During my time working on the General Contractor sided of the table as a Warranty Manager one of the more difficult task to accomplish was looking for leaks on completed Construction project sites. Conducting exterior envelope inspection and HVAC leak test has never been a easy or inexpensive tasks. In the past, these workflows required

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction November 25, 2016

November 26th, 2016|Technology, Weekly Roundup|

This week the Construction App Guru has found the following collection of articles and blog posts for construction industry that are relevant for technology, leadership and training. These items are from other Construction Technology Thought Leaders and Writers that can offer advice on how to improve your career and business. theBIMsider: Weekly RoundUp The following