Laura Black

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So far Laura Black has created 21 blog entries.

Powering the Jobsite with Workers

Here at Constructech we have been talking about the labor shortage for years. Gartner recently published a report that piqued my interest and could point to how we as an industry might address this challenge.

By |2020-03-27T05:30:15+00:003/31/2020|

What’s Next for Jobsite Safety

Let’s talk about jobsite safety for a minute. Interestingly, if you go back 100 years, safety wasn’t the core value on construction projects like it is today. Why did that change? A cultural shift happened.

By |2020-02-24T22:54:31+00:002/25/2020|

The Evolution of an Industry

While many pundits have called construction a laggard, one of the things I love about this industry is its ability to adapt to the changing times—and that is certainly the case today. Let me explain.

By |2020-02-17T14:48:23+00:002/18/2020|

What’s Your Innovation?

Every construction company has something that makes them unique. For some the differentiator is business strategy. For others it is the type of technology that is implemented.

By |2020-02-11T14:10:18+00:002/11/2020|

Baby Boomers and the Silver Tsunami

It is important for homebuilders to watch economic trends in order to best determine which direction to take their business. Such is the case with the impact baby boomers are having on the housing market.

By |2020-01-14T17:36:56+00:002/4/2020|

Technology Predictions for Construction: 5G

Perhaps one of the most widely talked about technologies among those in the IoT (Internet of Things) and AI (artificial intelligence) space is 5G because it offers the ability to use new applications that weren’t possible in the past.

By |2020-01-14T17:48:56+00:001/14/2020|