The ConTechCrew 105: Fostering Innovation in Technology with Allison Scott from Skanska
This week’s show, episode 105 of The ConTechCrew: Fostering innovation in tech with guest Allison Scott of Skanska! The ConTechCrew talks tech news including Doxel, new integrations, blockchain and more!
Turn your smartphone into construction tools with simple apps and accessories! Transform your smartphones into endoscopes, tape measures, or simply use your phone to transmit a signal to see what’s hiding behind the sheetrock in your home.
In step with the recent movement toward digitizing and modernizing the construction industry’s outdated processes; PlanGrid launched a new submittal platform. The platform automatically distributes updates to the entire team to ensure everyone works from the most current draft.
Brush up on the latest tech trends with a Free Webinar February 14, by Triax and JBKnowledge. The webinar, titled “What We Loved About Emerging Tech in 2017 – and What We Need to See More of in 2018” features hosts James Benham CEO and ConTechCrew Host, James Benham, and CEO and Co-Founder of Triax Technologies, Chad Hollingsworth.
Hard Hatted Woman is a new film explaining the experience of women in construction trades. Unlike other male-dominated trades such as law-enforcement or forestry where more than half the workforce is male – only 3% of the construction industry is comprised of women.
Geek of the Week:
We Interviewed: Allison Scott
Day Job: Director, Innovation Market Strategy, Skanska
Fun Fact: In her free-time, Allison works on independent films. She assisted with Hard Hatted Woman.
Resume: Received an MBA from Suffolk University to better understand human behavior and technology. Her first job out of college set the trajectory of her career, supporting renowned cybernetic artist Ray Kurzweil. Next, Allison worked in the backend of architecture and data center management firms before beginning her journey at Skanska.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: Cultivating technological innovations in the construction industry. Allison asks: “How can we make our field and sales team’s lives easier, while we delight our clients?”