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

Apps for Plan Management in Construction (2016)

September 19th, 2016|Apps|

The App Revolution has take hold in the construction industry. Over the past few years the once crazy notion of sharing plans through cloud based apps have now become an accepted practice. Back in 2012 it was a radical idea to view and mark up plans on a tablet such as an iPad. Today new

The ConTechTrio Podcast 31 (Fieldwire) RECAP

September 2nd, 2016|Podcast|

Last week the @ConTechTrio Podcast (powered by JBKnowledge ) conducted an exclusive interview with Technology Industry Leader Yves Frinault the CEO at Fieldwire for Episode 31 to discuss managing tasks through plans in Construction. Host James Benham (@JamesMBenham),  was joined by Rob McKinney (@ConAppGuru) and Josh Bone (BIM2TheBone) to share the latest construction technology news. The show

The Ten Office Workflows for Construction in 2016

July 11th, 2016|Workflow|

A couple of years ago I started writing my blog post series about construction workflows. Originally, I focused on the field based workflows that I knew best such as plan markups, daily reports and progress photos. As my learning has progressed about construction workflows, I have come to realize that I need pay more attention

The ConTechTrio Podcast 1.17 (PlanGrid) RECAP

May 25th, 2016|Apps, Podcast, Technology|

Last week the #ConTechTrio Podcast (powered by JBKnowledge ) conducted an exclusive interview with Construction Technology Leader and CEO of PlanGrid Tracy Young for Episode 1.17! Host James Benham (@JamesMBenham),  was joined by Rob McKinney (@ConAppGuru) and Josh Bone (BIM2TheBone) to share the latest construction technology news and discuss the change in plan management on Construction Projects. The

Top Five Uses for Tablets on Construction Projects

February 22nd, 2016|Apps, Workflow|

In today's fast paced world construction professionals have to deal with a tremendous about of information on projects. Everyday Project Manages and Superintendents must make many decisions that may have multiple ramifications in the future. In the current construction market, project Owners are asking for schedules to be accelerated and projects to be delivered early.

ConAppGuru Top Blog Posts (August 2015)

August 26th, 2015|Apps, Technology|

A few people have asked me lately which of my previous blog post are the most popular. As of Monday August 24th, 2015 the top five most viewed blog post are... 1. Top 5 App Review 3 Plan Viewers (Plangrid) = 748 views The PlanGrid App allows you share project drawings through a cloud server.

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

Most Popular ConAppGuru Blog Posts for Construction Tech in 2015

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

The numbers are in and it is clear which of my posts concerning construction technology were the most popular in 2015. 1. Top 5 App Review 4 Daily Reports (Raken) - 660 views! 2. Top 5 Apps Review 3 Plan Viewers (PlanGrid) - 517 views! 3. New Safety Apps - 508 views! 4. Top 5

App-View #3 PlanGrid

November 3rd, 2014|Technology, Workflow|

App-View #2 (Plan Grid) The other week while I was in San Francisco for the CMAA Conference I was able to meet with Emily Tsitrian, one of the Operations Managers with PlanGrid about their ground breaking app. The PlanGrid platform is considered by many to be the standard bearer of plan apps for the Construction