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

Apps for Construction: The FooJee Show Edition

October 24th, 2016|Apps|

Last week I was honored to join Lucas Acosta on the FooJee Show to discuss evolution of Apps for Construction. The FooJee show is dedicate to educating Apple device users about new product updates, uses cases for mobile devices and apps, and how to better use Apple products in the work environment. Mr. Acosta asked

What Technology in Your Bag for 2016?

October 3rd, 2016|Hardware|

When I travel to present at a construction conference or meet with a client I take A LOT of gear. Over the past few months I have tried several backpacks to haul around my laptops and mobile devices. It seems like I have been searching for the Holy Grail at times. Some packs are to

Top Ten Apple IOS 10 Features for Construction Companies

September 27th, 2016|Apps, Review|

Earlier this month Apple held its annual September "Special Event" event to release new hardware and software products. There were several great announcements at the event such as the updated AppleWatch with GPS, iPhone 7 Plus with two cameras and updates to the IOS platform. How will the new updates to IOS by Apple impact the Construction Industry? The

How will the new Apple product releases impact for the Construction Industry?

September 12th, 2016|Apps, Hardware|

Last week Apple held its annual September "Special Event" event to release new hardware and software products. There has been a lot of speculation about what would be unveiled at the event. How will the new Apple product releases impact the Construction Industry? The following are a few highlights of the event: iPhone 7 + Back in 2007 the

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction July 22, 2016

July 22nd, 2016|Apps, 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 Thought Leaders and Writers that can offer advice on how to improve your career and business. This week check out these posts from

Apple March 2016 Town Hall RECAP

March 28th, 2016|Apps, Hardware|

Last week on Tuesday March 21st  Apple held their annual spring “Town Hall” event to unveil new hardware and software updates. The team at Apple is getting ready to celebrate the company’s 40th birthday on April 1st. Some of the interesting user numbers revealed by Tim Cook were: 1 Billion devices currently in use around

Apps for Construction to Watch in 2015 (Part 3)

March 9th, 2015|Apps, Technology, Uncategorized|

This is part 3 of my ongoing series on Apps for Construction to watch in 2015. This week I will add to the list of Apps to Watch for Construction in 2015: 1. Assemble Systems: "Instant Access to BIM Data" Are you in need of a way to share BIM models with team members that

The Use Case for the Samsung Tab 4 tablet in Construction

March 4th, 2015|Technology|

If you have read this blog for any amount of time you may have noticed that I am member of the "Cult of Mac". I mainly use Apple products such as my Macbook 15", iPad Mini, iPad Air2, and iPhone 6. The Apple universe of apps such as Keynote, Numbers, Safari, and iCloud  work well

iPhone 6 Field Use Case: Update

February 25th, 2015|Apps, Review, Technology|

The adoption of the iPhone by the construction industry has been interesting to watch. Over the past few years I have helped several seasoned Superintendents learn how to use their shinny new iPhones. Last month I posted a field use case review about my experience with the iPhone 6. (click here to read) Since then