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New Generation Brings New Technology

As many construction companies are passing the business down to the younger generation of construction workers, new ownership is more often looking to technology at the construction jobsite.Better efficiency, data, and communication are... Continue Reading

7 Must-Have Productivity Apps for 2018

In the face of progressing technology, it can be easy to become cluttered and confused when trying to communicate. A phone full of confusing or only partially understood apps can seriously slow down productivity and overall workflow.Tess... Continue Reading

Manage Equipment with These Tool Apps

Apps are proving to be beneficial in the construction industry—and will continue to grow substantially in the future. According to IDC and App Annie, the “app economy” had its best quarter in Q1 of 2018, as mobile applications are... Continue Reading

Top 5 Ways To Combat Insider Threat

I’ve been talking about insider threat for nearly 10 years and advocating the position that compromising an insider is a lot easier for an adversary than breaking into an organization from the outside. A study that I recently... Continue Reading

GIS: 4 Mobile Mapping Applications

Geographic information systems (GIS) continue to advance for construction. Today, there is greater use of the technology in infrastructure development, urban planning, and other areas of construction.The technology connects data with its... Continue Reading

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Top 6 Wearables for Safety at the Jobsite

154 million by 2021. That is the number and date according to an ABI Research report anticipating growth for enterprise device shipments. In fact, the report suggests that wearables in the workforce are becoming more prominent. This will... Continue Reading

20 Tips from Veteran CONEXPO-CON/AGG Attendees

CONEXPO-CON/AGG is big, and it can be overwhelming if you are attending for the first time. We asked veteran attendees to share their best advice for first-timers coming to the show. Here are 20 things you need to know before you travel... Continue Reading

AI and Robotics: The Future of Construction

Often, the concept of AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics are combined into one futuristic notion of how advanced intelligence and technology will impact business.However, the concepts—each very different in nature—serve a specific... Continue Reading

Skid Steers of the Future

Construction equipment, such as skid steers, continue to advance at a rapid pace. For operators out at the jobsite, understanding the new technical features can help improve how they work.Jeff Brown, product specialist, Caterpillar... Continue Reading

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