The construction industry has gotten a bad rap for being notoriously slow at adopting new technology. Despite the proliferation of new tech that has hit the market in the last decade, many construction firms continue to underinvest in technology. Being unwilling to embrace the industry’s current tech revolution is no longer a sustainable business model […]

Are you still performing your takeoffs manually? If so, you probably spend more time shuffling through papers and plans than putting together your estimate and chances are you aren’t alone. According to McKinsey Global Institute’s Industry Digitization Index, the construction industry is one of the least digitized, beating out agriculture to avoid being at the […]

I’ve written about the importance of a vendor payments strategy for companies in today’s business climate. But the reality is it’s twice as imperative for construction companies to implement this process because the industry’s payment challenges are bigger—and so is the opportunity. Payments are at the center of two critical areas of the construction business—vendor […]

The amount of technology available geared specifically toward the construction industry is mind-boggling. There’s drones, robots, smart hard hats, wearables, ruggedized smartphones and tablets, and 3D printers. Soon we’ll have autonomous (self-driving) heavy equipment hitting construction sites. Not to mention the hundreds of software and mobile applications available for nearly every aspect of running a […]

Construction projects run on strict deadlines, keeping up with client demands, weather changes, missing supplies, and other problems to complete on schedule. A disruption can throw a figurative wrench into the works, making the job that much harder. What are some of the most common sources of disorder, and what can company owners and supervisors […]

The construction industry is in growth mode across the globe. Construction output is projected to grow 85% by 2030, highlighting the ever-increasing opportunities for professionals in the field. At the same time, there is a lack of skilled laborers, and those same construction companies state they have a hard time filling positions. Fortunately, there are […]