Bridging the Gap Podcast, episode 261 with guest Sarah Buchner of Trunk Tools "What is Intelligence Automation"

The Collaborative Future of AI-Human Augmentation

In an industry historically rooted in tradition, construction companies are experiencing a technological revolution. The debate rages on about whether the slow pace of innovation is due to entrenched practices or a cautious approach due to the high stakes. However, it’s becoming clear that embracing innovation isn’t just beneficial—it’s important for staying competitive in today’s market.

Bridging the Gap Podcast with guest Colleen Martindale

You Can “Trip and Fall” Your Way into the Industry

The younger generation may be full of people who would shine as construction professionals—what if they just don’t know it yet? When it comes to considering the trades as a viable profession, a huge factor tends to be whether you “see yourself” there. In this episode, Colleen Martindale of McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. shares her experience as someone who moved from the arts to the trades: which hurdles faced her early on, the advice she’d give to teams and individuals facing hurdles of their own, and her take on preventing supply chain issues.

How to Leverage Your Software Tools Effectively

How to Leverage Your Software Tools Effectively

Today’s business landscape is fast-paced and sometimes merciless. With an increasingly bright spotlight on the bottom line, leveraging software to its fullest potential is more than just an important goal. It is a necessity for companies striving to stay competitive and agile. From enhancing operational efficiency to fostering stakeholder communication, the benefits of harnessing software tools can be vast and multifaceted.

Embracing Three Dimensions: The Case for Designing in 3D

Embracing Three Dimensions: The Case for Designing in 3D

In our sphere of existence, where reality unfolds in at least three dimensions, it’s only natural that our creative endeavors should echo this fundamental truth. From the towering skyscrapers that punctuate urban skylines to the intricate machinery that powers our technological age, the design world is, at its core, a realm of three-dimensional construction. This is a world where innovation thrives and where the marriage of form and function finds its fullest expression.

What is Intelligence Augmentation?

Construction: is it only slow to innovate due to tradition, or is there another conversation to be had? In this episode, Sarah Buchner joins the podcast to discuss the industry’s outlook on new technology, the difference between AI and “IA,” how to leverage artificial intelligence as a tool in your career, the worldwide issue of construction data inconsistencies, and her company, Trunk Tools, Inc.

Adrian Mangan on Bridging the Gap Podcast

Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day

Catch us here Spotify Apple Podcasts YouTube Music Overcast Episode Description What’s the best process of leveraging your software to its fullest potential? How do stakeholder communication and project transformations fit in? In this episode, delve into Adrian Mangan’s Advance Steel-centric YouTube channel, the impacts he’s observed since its launch, Read more…

Bridging the Gap Podcast, episode 257 with guest NK Chaitanya "AI Should Be Field-First"

Harnessing the Power of Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality in Construction

As the construction industry continues its journey into the digital age, the fusion of artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) stands as a great example of innovation. It promises to revolutionize traditional practices and address longstanding challenges. This “dynamic duo” offers abundant opportunities to streamline processes, enhance safety, and Read more…

Bridging the Gap Podcast, episode 256 with guest Amy Powell of Well Works "Salting the Horse"

Enhancing Construction Training: Prioritizing Learning Transfer for Effective Skill Development

Training of construction workers is a vital component in equipping them with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their roles. However, simply providing or even mandating training sessions is not enough to ensure its effectiveness. To truly enhance the capabilities of construction employees, learning transfer must be prioritized Read more…