Laura Black

About Laura Black

Since 2007, Laura Black has been writing for both Constructech magazine and its sister publication Connected World magazine, focusing on articles that help business professionals understand the value of technology.

Technology Predictions for Construction: IoT

In the months of December and January, I will be looking at some of the loftiest (and not so lofty) technology predictions for 2020 and beyond, covering everything from the IoT (Internet of Things), AI (artificial intelligence), digital twin, blockchain, cybersecurity, and so much more, with a focus on how these predictions will ultimately play out in construction. Up first is the IoT.

By |2019-11-15T16:15:06+00:0012/3/2019|

Connected Data Centers

Data-center growth is imminent. How is your company preparing? Peggy Smedley recently wrote a blog that digs into the growth for hyperscale data centers and what that means for the construction industry—mainly a boost in data center construction and an increase in the use of emerging technologies.

By |2019-11-15T16:11:06+00:0011/26/2019|

The Talk of Telematics

Telematics has been around for years, but the evolution of it has been pretty interesting, especially in construction, which does account for the largest share of connected units in off-highway vehicles.

By |2019-10-28T15:14:15+00:0011/19/2019|

Enterprise Advances with AI

In an era of AI (artificial intelligence) and the IoT (Internet of Things), enterprise applications are continuing to evolve, and construction companies are taking note and moving to new applications.

By |2019-09-24T15:11:37+00:0010/1/2019|