Is the Engineering & Construction
Industry Embracing Technology
in the Field?
This is an industry with a ton of field personnel outside the office, where almost all incidents, note-taking, forms, and reports are filled out on paper, by hand.
Most of these job site personnel have smartphones in their pockets, so how is the industry adapting to take advantage of new advances in workplace technology?
Software Platforms Available to Help With Field Data Capture and Services Management
Despite the many software solutions out there, most companies have field personnel gathering information manually on paper forms, then transporting the paper forms back to the office or site trailer, where the information is then keyed into a spreadsheet.
Large and Mid-Sized Engineering & Construction firms need to climb on board the tech train soon.
Several firms are leading the way with technology adoption in the industry. They will continue to embrace it as they outpace their peers, and often use this technology as a way to differentiate their services on project bids.
Cloud Adoption Among Engineering & Construction Firms is Increasing
59% of engineering & construction firms use or plan to use the cloud this year
63% of engineering & construction firms said the main reason they use or plan to use the cloud is for the ability to access information anytime and anywhere