Mobile Tech Gains Traction on Construction Jobsites

John Chaney

Five years ago, the mobile technology landscape on construction sites looked very different. percent of contractors—the largest group of survey respondents—believed mobile capabilities were “not very important” in 2012. percent said mobile was important or very important.

Benefits of Construction Mobile Apps

Construction Marketing Blog

One benefit that is often overlooked however is using mobile devices to reduce reliance on paper forms and manual processes. Mobile business apps are more accessible to businesses than ever. Now, even small firms can afford to construct and implement mobile apps into their business.

5 Ways Mobile Tech on the Jobsite Helps Your Whole Business

John Chaney

Mobile technology touches pretty much all parts of our lives these days, so it’s no surprise mobile has begun to play a significant role on construction jobsites. percent of construction contractors surveyed believe mobile technology is important or very important for their business.

Mobile Website Marketing For Construction Brands

Construction Marketing Blog

Driven by meteoric growth in smart phones and tablets, mobile web is the next big marketing challenge. Mobile website conversions are the future for content delivery. The opportunities associated with creating a user-friendly mobile website for marketing cannot be ignored.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Mobile Marketing

Construction Marketing Blog

Of the internet marketing tasks construction professionals wanted to increase and decrease, 46% said they wanted to increase mobile marketing, the second lowest priority task. With the growing use of smartphones, and the abandonment of desktops, it’s important to remember to utilize mobile.

Drive Better Decisions With Cloud, Mobile and Analytics

John Chaney

We’ve seen increased cloud adoption , a shift toward mobile technology and an ever-growing amount of data collection (and, in many cases, deeper data analysis). Communication Has Gone Mobile. Mobile devices affect practically all areas of our lives these days, both personally and professionally. percent of contractors believe mobile is important or very important. Mobile devices make communication and collaboration on the jobsite easier.

Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Mobile Marketing

Construction Marketing Blog

Of the internet marketing tasks construction professionals wanted to increase and decrease, 46% said they wanted to increase mobile marketing, the second lowest priority task. With the growing use of smartphones, and the abandonment of desktops, it’s important to remember to utilize mobile.

Construction Project Managers Go Mobile

Carol Hagen

Update September 27, 2010: Project Manager views Job Alerts on iPad using Corecon Mobile. Construction Project Managers main line of communication is their mobile device. The Corecon Mobile solution. Corecon Mobile will work on all these devices: * Apple – iPhone.

Mobility in Construction

Carol Hagen

While Construction Specialty Contractors have an 87% mobility usage at the jobsite, General Contractors are embracing mobile access in the field operations at an astounding rate according to Erin Joyce at ENR’s FutureTech Conference: 97% of GCs use mobile devices on jobsite… Here's what app they're using bit.ly/YevMWz Construction Industry Construction Industry - Software Document Imaging Bluebeam collaboration construction innovation mobility

Generac Unifies Brands Under Generac Mobile

Construction Equipment

Generac Mobile Products, Magnum, MAC, and Tower Light are now under one new brand, Generic Mobile. The transition was first planned when Generac Power Systems acquired Magnum Power Products in 2011, forming Generac Mobile Products.

How construction companies use mobile field reporting to beat competition

Geniebelt

The sooner building firms realize the need for making their projects more mobile and accessible the easier it. Construction Industry competition competitors construction construction industry genie belt mobileDigital tools are rapidly transforming construction during the last years.

Mobile Mentor Locating First U.S. Facility In Tennessee

Business Facilities Blog

The New Zealand-based mobile solutions company will invest $2 million and create 110 jobs in Nashville, TN. Read: Mobile Mentor Locating First U.S. Facility In Tennessee at BusinessFacilities.com.

How Mobile Project Management Can Improve Jobsite Efficiency

Geniebelt

Teams used to organize those projects on paper, then spreadsheets, but now the most organized and easy-to-use solution for any construction project comes in the form of mobile project management software.

Generac Unifies Brands Under Generic Mobile

Construction Equipment

Generac Mobile Products, Magnum, MAC, and Tower Light are now under one new brand, Generic Mobile. The transition was first planned when Generac Power Systems acquired Magnum Power Products in 2011, forming Generac Mobile Products.

Mobility Suite

Green Industry Professionals

The mJobTime Mobility Suite provides you with the power and flexibility needed to track your most important field functions

Global Mobility | Not A Priority For Most Companies

Business Facilities Blog

Global mobility is a low priority for most companies, despite tangible benefits for business growth; consequently, 43% of companies do not have a global mobility strategy. Global Mobility | Not A Priority For Most Companies appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Mobile Home and Hostel Made From a Bus

Jetson Green

Converting a disused bus into a house gives a whole new meaning to living in a mobile home and we’ve seen quite a few awesome examples lately. This latest one is not only a home, but also a mobile hostel, which travels around the best skiing and snowboarding spots in Europe.

VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Growing In Florida

Business Facilities Blog

Read VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Growing In Florida on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Aerospace & Defense Daily News Featured Florida Taxes & Incentives Transportation & Infrastructure Business Incentives Capital Investment Economic Development Employment Enterprise Florida Expansion Manufacturing Pensacola Site Selection VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering Workforce Development

Five ways to foster greater teamwork in your mobile workforce

Geniebelt

Fostering collaboration and teamwork between your mobile workforce is equal parts art and science. Guest Posts guest post mobile workforce teamwork workforce

World of Concrete: Kyocera introduces DuraForce PRO 2: One rugged mobile device to manage all your construction projects

Construction Dive

Technology is integral for construction professionals, yet mobile devices often do not meet the demands of the job

mJobTime mobile time tracking - Video

Green Industry Professionals

Easy, flexible mobile time tracking designed with the field user in mind

Innovative Off-The-Grid Mobile Home

Jetson Green

Gerhard Feldbacher, a designer from Austria, has just launched a small home, which can easily be moved around on a whim, though it is not a true mobile home.

Unique Mobile Tiny Home

Jetson Green

As tiny mobile homes grow in popularity their design gets more and more imaginative too. Architects Kelly Davis and Dan George Dobrowolski have recently completed one such tiny home, which they called the Escape Traveler.

Downsizing to a Mobile Office

Jetson Green

Upon thorough consideration, they opted not to renew the lease, instead designing and building a mobile tiny office, which measures only 97 sq ft (9 sq m). The fact that it’s mobile also means that you can work in a new location everyday. Mobile Tiny House Brings you Closer to Nature.

Three Reasons Mobile Apps Should Be a Part of Your Construction Operation

John Chaney

Mobile apps are significantly changing the way we go about our everyday business. If you’re a contractor and you’re not using mobile apps now, think about this — your competitors probably are. Here are three key reasons to go mobile: Construction Management with John Chaney

Road Ranger Mobile Anchor

Construction Equipment

-sponsored- Gorbel®’s Road Ranger Mobile Anchor provides a fall protection anchorage point right where you need it, indoors or out. Rated for highway towing to 65MPH

Architecture Student Transforms a School Bus Into a Mobile House

Jetson Green

Hank Butitta converted a typical yellow school bus into a small mobile dwelling for his grad school Master Final Project. He bought the school bus on Craigslist for $3000, and invested another $6000 into its transformation into mobile home.

6 Myths of Mobile Technology

Construction Business Owner

Mobile technology has positively changed the landscape for businesses in how they empower their employees and interact with and service their customers. That’s not news, but the surprising part is how slow some contractors are to adopt 
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Incorporate These 4 Video Trends into Your 2019 Marketing Efforts

Construction Marketing Blog

Go Mobile. Mobile content is on the rise. Along with it, mobile optimized videos. Many platforms are finally moving their video space into the mobile arena, which was once dominated by desktops and laptops — and thus, only horizontal video layouts.

Dodge: Mobile tech improves data collection, project efficiency

Construction Dive

A Dodge Data & Analytics study revealed that mobile technologies help contractors increase productivity, control costs and bridge the gap between the field and office

Three Reasons Mobile Apps Should Be a Part of Your Construction Operation

John Chaney

Mobile apps are significantly changing the way we go about our everyday business. If you’re a contractor and you’re not using mobile apps now, think about this — your competitors probably are. Here are three key reasons to go mobile: Construction Management with John Chaney

Construction Industry Steps to the Cloud and Mobile Devices

Carol Hagen

The Construction Financial Management Association (CFMA) had an interesting panel discussion at their conference last month entitled, “Cloud and Mobile Computing Technology for the Construction Industry” Definitions and software tech firms all agreed that a hybrid approach will be necessary and that the main players are working hard at delivering something that controllers and risk managers can embrace.

Mobile 3D Scanner: BOOM GOES THE DYNAMITE!

Collaborative Construction

The mobile scanner described in the article linked below is one of the slickest innovations I''ve seen in a long time. The mobile scanner, developed by gamers not construction industry software vendors, takes laser scanning to a whole new level.

App Spotlight: ExakTime Mobile

Construction Business Owner

ExakTime was founded by a contractor in 1999 to help construction and field-based industries realize significant savings with better remote, time-tracking solutions.

Faurecia Clean Mobility Creating More Than 100 Indiana Jobs

Business Facilities Blog

Read Faurecia Clean Mobility Creating More Than 100 Indiana Jobs on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Automotive Capital Investment Daily News Featured Indiana Manufacturing Taxes & Incentives Allen County Business Incentives corporate expansion Employment Faurecia Clean Mobility Indiana Economic Development Corporation Site Selection

Pitfalls of the Disconnected Jobsite

John Chaney

Cloud computing, the advance of mobile technologies for the jobsite and integrated construction management software is taking the burden of ensuring data collection and accuracy off construction professionals that need to be focused on their jobs.

Mobile Tiny House Brings you Closer to Nature

Jetson Green

Daniel Venneman, a designer from Holland, has just completed a unique mobile tiny home. Mobile Tiny House With a View. Unique Mobile Tiny Home. It’s called Porta Palace and he built it for his business partner Jelte Glas.

Growing Companies Invest More In Their Mobile Workforce

Buisness Facilities Contributed Content

Runzheimer International Total Employee Mobility® Benchmarking Report shows high growth companies invest more per mobile employee. High growth companies invested an average of $11,779 per mobile employee, compared with an average of $6,527 for low growth companies.

The Construction Office Imperative: Digitize, Go Paperless and Mobile

Carol Hagen

Review and approval on a iPad, signature capture on a form and granting access from a mobile device can return big dividends. Construction companies are bombarded by documents daily and making those documents electronic will reduce paper right? Not so fast.