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Episode 5 · 4 days ago

Why You Need to Care About New Construction Tech w/ Brandon LaCourciere & Mark Decker

The antidote for fear is knowledge. The construction firms that are open to exploring new technologies and solutions are growing the fastest and moving the construction industry forward.

In this episode of Digital Builder, Eric catches up with Brandon LaCourciere, Director of Customer Success at Autodesk, and Mark Decker, a Senior Manager at CDM Smith. The group discusses…

-How the right APIs can help construction technology ecosystems

-Best practices for evaluating technology vendors

-Common misconceptions about APIs

Digital Builder is hosted by Eric Thomas of Autodesk.

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Episode · 2 weeks ago

A Holiday Message from Digital Builder

From Eric & the Digital Builder team: Wishing our listeners a very Happy Holidays!

We will resume with fresh new episodes in January.

Stay safe, healthy, and enjoy your time off!

Digital Builder is hosted by Eric Thomas of Autodesk.

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Episode 4 · 1 month ago

Why Construction Teams Should Prioritize Trust w/ Jay Bowman & Nathan Wood

Across many construction sites, trust is just assumed. No one really prioritizes it or thinks about how it could improve performance.

What if safety were viewed the same way on a job site? We’d be in big trouble. At the same time, trust leads to improved safety.

Jay Bowman, Managing Director of Research & Analytics at FMI, and Nathan Wood, Founder & Chief Enabling Officer at SpectrumAEC, join Eric to discuss…

- Steps you can take to elevate trust in your company

- Incentives for prioritizing trust across the job site

- How the pandemic has impacted trust in construction

Resources mentioned:

The High Cost of Low Trust research report

Autodesk Construction Meet Ups 

WorkLife w/ Adam Grant

The Big Room from Autodesk

constructionprogress.org

Connect w/ Nathan on LinkedIn or Twitter @nathancwood

Connect w/ Jay on LinkedIn or email at jbowman@fminet.com

Digital Builder is hosted by Eric Thomas of Autodesk.

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Episode 3 · 1 month ago

Understanding Construction’s Data Integration Landscape w/ Mallorie Brodie & Lauren Lake

What if workforce management was as easy as drafting for your fantasy football league? Simply identify the background and location of the professional you need–spreadsheets no longer required.

Lauren Lake and Mallorie Brodie founded Bridgit to do just that and more. Plus, they used input from interviewing numerous GCs out on the job to help build products the construction industry needed. In this episode, the two ConTech experts talk to Eric about…

-“Crane hunting” and their process for uncovering industry pain points

-Why advancing technology in construction is so challenging

-How they proved to investors that the industry needed their products

-How to come up with solid business ideas

Follow Bridgit on Linkedin @https://www.linkedin.com/company/bridgit/

Digital Builder is hosted by Eric Thomas of Autodesk.

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