Peggy Smedley sits down with employee-owned Rosendin Electric CIO Sam Lamonica. She gives a glimpse into the company—past, present, and future, and questions him on the changing marketplace for specialty contractors, BIM (building information modeling), and what the company culture is like at an employee-owned organization.
Peggy Smedley defines construction, walking the audience through the historical description of the word and how technology has changed the industry to present day. She offers little-known facts about the evolution of construction.
Peggy Smedley talks about the importance of ongoing training in areas such as BIM (building information modeling). She identifies an Autodesk course that can help potential BIM modelers gain greater education on how to move data from the office, to the field, to operations management.
Peggy Smedley looks at one of the hottest innovations in technology today—exoskeletons. She talks about how one company Ekso Bionics is using this technology to help take some of the stress off the body, making it easier and safer for construction professionals to perform manual tasks at the construction jobsite.
Peggy Smedley highlights the top five tech trends, giving insight into the latest in AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality), self-driving equipment, smart homes, 3D printing, and software integration. She provides historical facts, tidbits you may not know, and vision into what is coming in the future.
Peggy Smedley is joined by Stephanie Dahl, product manager at Bosch, who demonstrates the GLM 50 C Laser Measure. Dahl helps to illustrate how the new tool can improve accuracy and precision for construction professionals at the jobsite.