Peggy Smedley

About Peggy Smedley

Peggy is an internationally known, highly respected personality and speaker in the media world educating businesses and consumers on the latest technological advances shaping everyday lives. An outspoken advocate and supporter of the construction industry, Peggy is the quick-witted host of The Peggy Smedley Show, the editorial director of Constructech magazine and its sister publication Connected World magazine, as well as the president of Specialty Publishing Co.

An Autonomous World

Research shows that autonomous driving is on the rise—and this could mean a new way to drive both on and off the jobsite for the construction industry.

By |2019-06-25T14:00:56+00:006/25/2019|

Customer Choice Leads to Success

With construction projects becoming more complex and a continued lack of skilled workers, companies more often need to rely on software to help fill in the gaps. Technology can be key to help businesses become more efficient, and thus more profitable. In order to do this, contractors need choice.

By |2019-06-17T21:48:33+00:006/18/2019|

LEED for Little Caesars Arena

Little Caesars Arena is a staple in Detroit. Home to the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons, and hundreds of concerts and shows, the stadium has hosted more than 4 million guests to its events since opening in September 2017 and has brought more than 3,900 permanent jobs. It is also committed to improving the guest experience through LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design).

By |2019-06-17T21:47:04+00:006/17/2019|

5G in Manufacturing

The desire to improve operating efficiencies is one of the main reasons we are starting to witness the proliferation of more manufacturing facilities investing in the IoT (Internet of Things). Many are calling it the fourth industrial revolution, otherwise known as Industry 4.0.

By |2019-06-12T14:53:02+00:006/12/2019|

Digital Water: What It Means for Construction

The IoT (Internet of Things) has proliferated many aspects of personal and professionals lives. The trend is moving into our infrastructure, with a new report suggesting that data has “woven itself into the central fabric of the water economy.”

By |2019-06-07T13:45:17+00:006/11/2019|

Modeling the Eiffel Tower with BIM

The City of Paris is using BIM (building information modeling) to create a 3D model of the Eiffel Tower’s grand site, which was announced in partnership with Autodesk. The technology company worked with WSP and Gexpertise to create an urban model with buildings, roads, infrastructure, pedestrian zones, and more.

By |2019-05-31T15:16:48+00:006/5/2019|