In this article on ForConstructionPros.com, Triax President and CEO Pete Schermerhorn explains why the mere presence of technology on site does not guarantee a competitive advantage.
Technology is only as good as the people and processes that support it, and below are some tips for getting started and seizing opportunity in today’s market.
- Start with a problem
While it seems like common sense, it’s essential to start with a defined business problem or issue that can’t be solved by existing, manual methods. Technology for technology’s sake isn’t just a waste of resources but can result in end-user fatigue and frustration. When a solution is adopted and then quickly discarded or forgotten, employees at the jobsite begin to discount future initiatives.