Homebuilders turn to advanced service management technology for enhanced communication and quality, which translates to happier customers and more referrals.
For the last few years, the AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) industry has faced an uphill battle with the shrinking labor pool. From skilled trade workers to college educated construction management graduates, the demand for employees to fill new positions has grown and continues to grow past what schools are able to meet.
“Damn!” The mobile device I use daily not only wouldn’t come up to my apps, but kept rebooting every 60 seconds or so. The goofy tablet wouldn’t even shut off. We’ve probably all been there, and I knew what was needed—off to the local computer repair depot.
The promise that technology will boost productivity and competitiveness for construction organizations relies entirely on deployment success…and not all deployment recipes are created equal.
According to the World Economic Forum, “the population of the world’s urban areas is increasing by 200,000 people per day, all of whom need affordable housing as well as social, transportation, and utility infrastructure.”
There is no doubt about it, labor shortage is probably today’s biggest challenge to the construction industry; and steel-based companies are not oblivious to what is taking place.
The complexity of connecting the jobsite has been a key reason why construction has historically been one of the least digitized industries.
The construction industry is considered by many to be one of the riskiest fields in business.
With mortgage rates falling, making homebuying more affordable, homebuilders are increasingly struggling to meet growing market demand.
One of the top issues confronting construction today—particularly on the residential homebuilding side—continues to be access to skilled labor. The concern has even surpassed material cost challenges.