This week’s show, episode 105 of The ConTechCrew: Fostering innovation in tech with guest Allison Scott of Skanska! The ConTechCrew talks tech news including Doxel, new integrations, blockchain and more!
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Learn the trends and tastemakers shaping the future of the construction industry.
Turn your smartphone into construction tools with simple apps and accessories! Transform your smartphones into endoscopes, tape measures, or simply use your phone to transmit a signal to see what’s hiding behind the sheetrock in your home.
Doxel introduces 3D scanner autonomous AI as a solution to productivity. Doxel claims the robot can deliver 11% savings in budgets and 38% savings in productivity.
Another step forward in the push for workflow integrations! Procore’s Viewpoint Vista synchronizes reports from the field into the office in real-time.
In step with the recent movement toward digitizing and modernizing the construction industry’s outdated processes; PlanGrid launched a new submittal platform. The platform automatically distributes updates to the entire team to ensure everyone works from the most current draft.
Let’s learn Blockchain together with this very simple video. Get to know the cryptocurrency that will likely be changing our economy. (Spoiler: Blockchain isn’t married to Bitcoin anymore.)
Brush up on the latest tech trends with a Free Webinar February 14, by Triax and JBKnowledge. The webinar, titled “What We Loved About Emerging Tech in 2017 – and What We Need to See More of in 2018” features hosts James Benham CEO and ConTechCrew Host, James Benham, and CEO and Co-Founder of Triax Technologies, Chad Hollingsworth.
Hard Hatted Woman is a new film explaining the experience of women in construction trades. Unlike other male-dominated trades such as law-enforcement or forestry where more than half the workforce is male – only 3% of the construction industry is comprised of women.
Help Hard Hatted Woman complete production by making a tax-deductible donation or purchasing a t-shirt.
Geek of the Week:
We Interviewed: Allison Scott
Day Job: Director, Innovation Market Strategy, Skanska
Fun Fact: In her free-time, Allison works on independent films. She assisted with Hard Hatted Woman.
Resume: Received an MBA from Suffolk University to better understand human behavior and technology. Her first job out of college set the trajectory of her career, supporting renowned cybernetic artist Ray Kurzweil. Next, Allison worked in the backend of architecture and data center management firms before beginning her journey at Skanska.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: Cultivating technological innovations in the construction industry. Allison asks: “How can we make our field and sales team’s lives easier, while we delight our clients?”
Next week on ConTech Crew: Please join us next week for our interview with Sean McCreanor from Assignar to discuss Certification Management Tracking in Construction!