Automation vs. Digitization: What’s the Difference?

Companies hear plenty of noise from technology providers about the benefits of their various platforms, including the ability to “automate” workflows and processes. But often those solutions don’t involve actual automation. Instead, they are simply digitizing information. And for contractors, builders and operators, the difference between the two is more than semantics. It can have…

Technology Doesn’t Lie: KBE Building Team Talks Benefits of Spot-r

KBE Building Corporation is at work on a major project in Virginia, and as crews complete the multi-story building, they’re also wearing a Spot-r Clip on their waist. The Internet of Things-enabled wearable device monitors workers’ movements around a jobsite, helping supervisors reduce risk and injuries, cut waste and better manage projects.  KBE Building, a…