How mobile technology can help construction companies close the labor gap
As the U.S. faces the daunting task of repairing trillions of dollars’ worth of dilapidated infrastructure, the construction industry’s worker shortage is becoming a major concern. People like Ralph Gootee, co-founder and chief technology officer for PlanGrid, believe the industry can better leverage technology to begin solving this issue on two fronts.
First of all, technology can help improve both project management and jobsite efficiency, helping construction companies do more with less. Secondly, a younger and more tech-savvy labor pool could gravitate toward the construction industry when modern technology is more widely embraced.