The ConTechCrew Episode 139: Shiny Object Syndrome with DJ Phipps of XL Construction
The ConTechCrew was joined by DJ Phipps of XL Construction to discuss the evolution of the construction technologist. Other topics include humanoid robots, self flying cars, mentor remorse, and more!
Geek of the Week
We Interviewed: DJ Phipps
Day Job: Director of Construction Technology at XL Construction
Fun Fact: Suffers from a severe case of Shiny Object Syndrome
Resume: Began in drafting and architecture and custom homes before completing his degree in construction management. An interest in autoCAD translated into an eventual career in BIM then parlayed into a position in construction technology.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On:Why technology is NOT a silver bullet. Communication, collaboration, and why technology is only as good as the training a worker was provided with.