Peggy Smedley catches up with Anil Nanduri, vice president in the new technology group and general manager of the drone group, Intel, to discuss how contractors are managing data from drones and if collision avoidance will be a game changer in construction.
Peggy Smedley gets an inside look at the Ingersoll Rand QX Multiplier, and chats with Brian Pecchia, marketing manager for Ingersoll Rand, about the data that this particular tool can gather and how it helps with projects at the jobsite.
Peggy Smedley chats with Pietro Ferrari, professor and program coordinator for the School of Architectural Studies at George Brown College, about BIM (building information modeling), 3D laser scanning, computer-aided manufacturing, prefabrication, and the data that ties everything together.
Data, data, data. How do you manage all the data? Peggy Smedley asks Ken Pittman, chief marketing officer for TrueLook, and he identifies new ways this can be better managed on the construction jobsite.
Is your equipment in good “health?” Jim Wagner and Andrew Kahler of John Deere answer. They tell Peggy Smedley about the data that is central to monitoring equipment and how it ultimately helps construction companies.
Drones drive data from above. Peggy Smedley and Dick Zhang, president and CEO of Identified Technologies talk about gathering data from drones, and what’s next for the construction industry.
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 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.