#ConTechTuesday AR Tool for IOS from @MeasureKit for Construction

December 11th, 2017|Apps, Review|

This weeks ConTech Tuesday Vlog from the ConTechCrew focuses on the use case for AR apps in construction. The Tech Tuesday series is dedicated to reviewing new apps and software for the construction industry that can improve work flows and transform companies! This week I reviewed the MeasureKit App for IOS devices.   To view 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

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

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

January 22nd, 2016|Apps, Technology, Weekly Roundup|

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 from: Christopher Clark:  The World's

Big Plans and Update for Construction App PlanGrid in 2015

March 18th, 2015|Apps, Review, Technology|

"PlanGrid has seen some record growth in the past year. A large part of our growth was due to customer feedback, which paved the way for over 30 new features and updates, all of which were shipped for free. On the PlanGrid Website, the most notable update was the addition of PlanGrid RFIs. This is

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

Apps for Construction to Watch in 2015 (Part 2)

March 2nd, 2015|Apps, Featured Apps, Technology|

Last week I posted a collection of Apps for Construction to watch in 2015. The world of apps changes on a monthly basis. There are so many apps that come and go, update and rebrand, or go away. In order to keep construction professional up to date on what new and proven apps are available

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

4 Items to Consider in App Selection for Construction

February 4th, 2015|Program Development, Technology|

One of the main questions that I receive from interested people is how do I choose that apps that I use for Construction Projects. The program that I have built has evolved from quick word searches through trial and error to a solid committee that researches and beta test apps prior to implementing them across