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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 au

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.

Iowa State Students Demonstrate the Promise of Construction Tech with Spot-r

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 indus

Spot-r in play: Drexel University team wins first place in construction student competition

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 stud

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

Technology is rapidly advancing, but unlike other sectors, construction is slow to adopt new solutions. Our own Ian Ouellette recently led a webinar to highlight how technologies like the IoT can improve inefficiencies a

On the road: Triax travels to these construction, technology and insurance events in November

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. 

Here’s how the Internet of Things works, and why your jobsite needs it

While some technologies have been slower to catch on with builders and contractors, interest in IoT-enabled devices has grown in recent years. On jobsites, these devices are used for everything from monitoring the use of

On the road: Triax to talk industrial IoT, connected jobsites at these October events

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.