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…
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…
When today’s young adults contemplate their futures, construction jobsites aren’t usually part of their vision. As we’ve written before, just 3% of young people, age 18 to 25, said they planned to work in the industry, according to a survey from the National Association of Home Builders. Jobs in fields such as technology held much…
One way to battle the construction industry’s labor shortage is luring young workers into the field by showcasing the promise of construction tech. We talk about its potential with a Drexel Construction Management student, who was part of a team that included Spot-r in a project that recently won top honors
As construction’s labor shortage continues, new recruiting strategies, workforce development, tech can help
The construction industry is playing catch up as it struggles to lure the next generation of workers into the field. Here are four ways for construction companies to survive the labor shortage.
Construction Disruption: Here’s how IoT is helping construction companies improve inefficiencies and eliminate waste
Triax is on the road again in November, traveling to some major conferences and expos to talk wearables, Internet of Things, construction risk and more.
The Internet of Things is transforming the construction industry but not all networks are created equal. Understand what you need to know when adopting this technology and the questions you should be asking
We’re thrilled to announce our new partnership with EarthCam to help jobsites improve security and reduce risk with their high-resolution videos and our Spot-r device.
October is another busy month for Triax as we travel to shows and conferences across the country to meet with industry leaders and bring attention to the benefits of connected jobsites.