Headshot of Danielle O'Connell smiling. She is the guest on the Bridging the Gap podcast, episode 272, titled 'Cultivating an Innovative Mindset in Construction.' The graphic includes logos for Bridging the Gap, Applied Software, and Graitec

Cultivating an Innovative Mindset in Construction

How interconnected are the ideas of innovation and storytelling? In our latest episode, Danielle O’Connell of Skanska joins the podcast to shed some light on concepts like the practical side of using new tech for safer sites, the importance of continuous education on the job, the commonalities between construction and art, and the potential of AI (as long as it’s tempered by human intervention).

Bridging the Gap Podcast with guest Wes Mayes

There’s No “Quick Fix” to Develop New Skills

What’s the key to achieving a relevant, active, and connected career in the industry? The answer lies in your own level of commitment. Live from Advancing Preconstruction 2024, Wes Mayes of The Brandt Companies joins the podcast to discuss the importance of networking, the ways we’re seeing prefabrication and preconstruction overlap with each other, whether AI will make it to the forefront of construction within the next decade, and one of the most interesting and overlooked trends in the industry recently.

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.

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…