Construction Technology

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Why I joined JBKnowledge

January 11th, 2016|Leadership, Technology|

My growth and transformation from being a Construction Safety & Risk Manager to a Construction Technologist has been a steady progression over the past few years. In my presentations I always joke with the crowd about my lifelong fascination with technology. Whether it was my first Commodore 64, Atari Game system, or the newest iPad,

The Guru’s Gathering: A Collection of Blogs for Construction Oct 23, 2105

October 23rd, 2015|Apps, Technology|

This week the Construction App Guru has found the following collection of blogs for construction industry that are relevant for technology, leadership and training. These blog posts are from other Thought Leaders that can offer advise on how to improve your career and business. This week check out these posts fromTodd Dawalt, Daniel Kosmala, Carol Hagen, and

Appview with Procore’s Tooey Courtemanche & Steve Zahm

June 1st, 2015|Apps, Technology, Workflow|

Last month I had the honor of delivering the keynote presentation for the inaugural Groundbreak Procore Users’ Conference. While I was at Procore’s headquarters in Carpinteria, CA, I had the opportunity to sit down for a few minutes with Procore’s CEO, Tooey Courtemanche, and President, Steve Zahm, to learn a little bit about the history

AGC Georgia Construction Professional Conference Debrief #1

May 25th, 2015|Apps, Safety, Technology, Workflow|

On April 29th I participated in a panel discussion about the "Day in the Life of a Construction Professional" with technology at the AGC Georgia Construction Professional Conference. The panel provided an overview about how they each use apps and mobiles devices to complete different workflows on construction projects. The panel consisted of several construction

The Five Workflows for Apps on Construction Projects (Time Entry)

May 11th, 2015|Apps, Workflow|

My current series is focused on what I consider to be The Five Workflows for Apps in Construction that apps can assist construction professionals on mobile devices. This week I will discuss a few apps that allow managers to track field employees time on mobile devices. Do you remember in the old days (I.E. 2013) when

The Five Workflows for Apps on Construction Projects (Daily Reports)

May 4th, 2015|Apps, Technology, Workflow|

The current app series I am working on focuses on The Five Workflows for Apps in Construction that construction professionals can use. This week I will discuss a few Daily Report apps for mobile devices. Do you remember in the old days (I.E. 2013) when construction Superintendents had to document project work, delays and conditions with

The Five Workflows for Apps on Construction Projects

April 6th, 2015|Apps, Technology|

There are five workflows that apps and mobile devices help streamline for construction professionals. The work environment for many construction professionals is not in an office behind a computer at a desk. The general work environment for most Superintendents is out on the project site watching the work go into place. How realistic is it to

AGC Technology Showcase 2015 Debrief

March 23rd, 2015|Apps, Program Development, Technology, Uncategorized|

Last week I attended the AGC of America "Technology Showcase" at the Annual Convention in San Juan. The "Tech Showcase" session is designed to deliver new and relevant technology information to convention attendees. The topic for presentations this year focused on the uses for laser scanning and drones on construction projects. There were three great

Apps for Construction to Watch in 2015

February 23rd, 2015|Apps, Technology, Workflow|

Over the past year I have been writing about new apps for use on construction projects. Theses apps allow field staff better accomplish tasks such as documenting safety inspections, viewing plan, and make notes using mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. This is an exciting time to watch the evolution of workflows from paper

SkySite Platform for Construction Plan Distribution

January 29th, 2015|Apps, Review, Technology|

Over the past couple of years many construction firms have adopted the use of Apps into the Mobile Device Programs. One of the leading App types is the plan distribution for project sites. This new wave of technology being used by field Superintendents and Project Managers is revolutionizing the construction industry. There are several good