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Construction IT: New attitudes, new opportunities

Just a few years ago I would have described the construction industry as reluctant to embrace information technology (IT). Today I believe that is changing. Superintendents, project managers, and service techs now regularly use mobile devices to file daily field reports, access project information and submit work orders and time sheets. Construction company executives are getting more strategic about IT, with nearly half of companies reporting they have a formal IT plan that is tied to business objectives. And construction marketers are highlighting their company’s use of technology as a way to get more business.

What is driving this change in attitude towards IT? There are many factors, including:

Four big technology trends now in use are:

To learn more about these technologies and their impact on construction, check out the e-book “Four tech trends that are reshaping the construction industry.”

What technology are you using to reshape your business?