Sun, 18 October 2015
In this episode of The Construction Leading Edge Podcast (www.constructionleadingedge.com) we will be covering...
Construction Technology You Probably Didn't Know Existed
James Benham is CEO of JBKnowledge (www.jbknowledge.com), who advises and consults 700 construction companies on technology. He also speaks all over the country on trends that his firm identifies as coming up.
Some of the most exciting technologies being developed today according to James are:
Computer Vision - Interior 3D Scanning
Augmented and Virtual Reality
Real time applications that allow for synchronicity between jobsite and office
We also talk about a few other topics, including:
- Common mistakes contractors make when it comes to technology, and some recommendations to avoid them.
- The importance of mobile devices.
- The basics of where to start if you don't know what to do first.
- The importance of data security, and how most contractors are at risk.
How you can connect with James
JamesBenham.com - James' personal site
@jamesmbenham - Twitter
JBKnowledge.com - Corporate website
This episode is sponsored by...
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