Peggy Smedley talks about the history of drones, walking viewers through the evolution of the technology, and helps contractors determine how the technology can help on construction projects today.
Peggy Smedley is joined by Kelly Almond, instructor, South Paulding High School, and president of the Georgia Assn. for Career and Technical Education, to talk about the school’s technology program and identify why education on construction technology is so critical.
Peggy Smedley sits down with George Mathew, chairman and CEO, Kespry, to discuss how drones are impacting the role of the construction workers and how this type of tech tool is changing the industrial landscape. Part 1
Peggy Smedley talks about how J.C. Cannistraro is using field technology such as total stations, tablets, and mobile apps, in conjunction with BIM (building information modeling), to better manage prefabrication in HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) construction.
About 75% of construction companies rate accounting and job costing software as having a high level of importance. Peggy Smedley interviews Dominic Di Bernardo, director of operations, Cumming Construction Management, about how technology can improve business processes for contractors.
Roughly one in 10 construction workers are injured each year. Peggy Smedley engages in a conversation with Patrick Tarrant, founder and CEO, Crane Management, to identify the best ways to prevent construction site accidents.
Peggy Smedley talks about how the invention of the telephone transformed communication in construction; identifies the top three smart cities in the United States; talks about the most expensive cities for construction; and how one general contractor is using virtual reality to enhance safety. She is also joined by Joe Colistra, associate professor at [...]
Peggy Smedley defines the IoT (Internet of Things), and describes how it is changing the construction jobsite. As an IoT expert, she gives little-known insight into how the IoT will impact the industry today and in the future.
Peggy Smedley talks about some of the challenges associated with documentation, which makes it difficult to get good analytics and data. She points to one training video that gives insight into how to use a technology system.
Peggy Smedley demonstrates DeWalt’s Tool Connect App. She walks viewers through how the batteries are paired with a smartphone or tablet, and how to use the app to check a battery’s status.