The construction industry is undergoing a major transformation by realizing the benefits of incorporating technology into daily processes. In this video,explore several examples of the successful incorporation of technology to improve safety, quality, and productivity while helping to mitigate risk.
- We're really undergoing a technological transformation … in the construction industry. … When it comes to risks, … the technology we adopt should help us manage risk, … to reduce it or even avoid it where possible. … Earlier in the course I discussed adopting digital processes … to help with documentation and communication … and I gave a specific example of adopting a digital workflow … to reduce the risk of miscommunication … of information obtained through our RFI … or request for information process. … I talk a lot about digital workflows … and the use of digital drawings … throughout many of my courses. … However, when it comes to technology in construction, … there are still many more ways … to leverage technology while reducing risk. … There are things that are here today … and they're ready to use. … I think one of the most versatile pieces of technology … I can think of in use … in the construction industry right now … involves the use of lasers. … We use lasers in earth work operations …
- Defining risk
- Identifying the role of the construction manager
- Analyzing risk
- Controlling risk
- Managing challenges: scope, safety, communication, and more