Construction's Image Crisis

How and Why to Bring Construction into 2017.

 

Construction Tech

July 26, 2017

How Technology Is Rebuilding Communication in Construction

If you can’t effectively convey ideas between individuals, you can’t realize your goals. As an industry particularly vulnerable to communication failures, construction needs to understand its current communication standards and reassess how it leverages technology for success.

May 30, 2017

What Happens When Tech Enters Construction?

In the first part of our series looking at construction’s image problem, we’re going to explore why construction is ripe for disruption and what that will look like.

 

August 8, 2017

Construction Drone Buying Guide

Whether you are buying your first drone, or looking to grow your current fleet, we outline 5 steps to purchasing a drone, and then provide you with our top 5 drone recommendations for the construction industry.

 

 

Construction Management

August 18, 2017

Constructing Success with Rivals: Project Manager vs. Superintendent

A well-tuned Project Manager/Superintendent relationship makes for a successful construction project. Their leadership is the bedrock for project schedule, budget, and quality. Unfortunately, the two often butt heads, which can quickly bring a project crashing down.

August 8, 2017

Improving Communication Field-to-Office and Office-to-Field

Construction's digital future will be a single system that streamlines all of communication onto one platform; support for your plans, site maps, change orders, RFIs, and more living in a single interface stored securely on cloud servers.

 

June 15, 2017

Why Construction Needs Collaboration

Understand construction's collaboration problem from multiple angles including the nature of collaboration, why it’s so essential to success, and what the industry can do to embrace it.

 

Breakroom

July 5, 2017

5 Steps to Getting a Construction Job

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, construction is creating jobs at an average of 20,000 per month in 2017,  an increase of 7,000 per month over last year. With so many lucrative positions available, even for those with little experience, now is a fantastic time to think about entering the field.

June 22, 2017

Construction Career Guide

With 44.2 million Americans struggling to pay over $1.44 trillion in student debt, more young people are looking for a way to enter the job market without taking loans. 

 

April 30, 2017

California Construction Wages Sink Below 1970s Levels

A recent report by the LA Times highlighted the fact that after adjusting for inflation, today’s construction workers make $5/hour less than they did in the 1970s.