With baby boomers occupying the majority of skill-trade positions and the younger generations steering clear of them, this infographic explores the question: who will replace these labour-intensive jobs?
NEWS AND TIDBITS
This infographic was kindly provided by Calgary Window and Door Guys.
Bridgit, a developer of user-friendly construction software, announced today the launch of its new construction technology leaders beta testing program, called Groundbreaker. The program will bring together tech evangelists and early adopters from across the construction industry and give them exclusive access to the newest technologies such as wearable gesture control devices and smartglass.
Lean Construction Institute’s article Construction Productivity in Decline reveals embarrassing data on the US construction industry. Sadly, the same is true in many other countries as well. In spite of all the positive developments around construction, labor productivity is getting worse.
ClockShark, a time clock software for construction companies, is now officially available. I tested it with the free 14-day trial on a laptop and iPhone. I found the software very intuitive to use and practical.