The ConTechCrew 128: Revisiting That Ancient Relic The Palm Pilot with Austin Beaty of Austin Lane
In Episode 128 of The ConTechCrew gets real about why is tech adoption so hard in construction with special guest Austin Beaty from Austin Lane Technologies! The ConTechCrew was also joined by former co-host Josh Bone filling in for James this week.
Also on this week’s show we discuss: mass timber, AR, jobsite ecosystems, AEC Excellence Awards, and more!
Geek of the Week
We Interviewed: Austin Beaty
Day Job: President & CEO of Austin Lane Technologies
Fun Fact: Austin Lane cut its teeth in the Palm (as in Palm Pilot) sector of the technology industry.
Resume: Rode the wave of the new technology in hand-held devices in 1999 while avoiding the pitfalls of the recessions. Continued to pivot within the industry to create time-tracking and real-time mobile solutions.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: Implementing technology. NO ONE is too busy to implement and improve- especially if you want to progress within the construction industry.
Construction Tech News
Pre-fab, sustainable, housing solutions you say? MIT may have it figured out!
This 890 ft. tall tower is being built from the top down. That’s right. up and down…at the same time.
You need to be thinking bigger with jobsite sensors. The asset tracking, and safety aspects are great, but really sensors build an entire jobsite ecosystem.
Don’t forget to check out the coverage of the 2018 AEC Excellence Awards. You may see a few familiar faces!