The ConTechCrew 101: Improving Project Efficiency Through Tech with Mark Decker
The ConTechCrew episode 101 kicked off season 3 with guest Mark Decker from Jacobsen Construction! Mark schooled The Crew on Improving Project Efficiency Through Technology in Construction. Other topics include The ConTech Report, rebar tying robots , OSHA’s silica rule, and NYC Subway construction costs!
The ConTechCrew deems Mavic’s Pro Platinum drone as this week’s Tech You Should Try! Mavic Pro Platinum’s professional images and light-weight portability make it an easy pick for both on and off the construction site.
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Construction Tech News:
The 2017 Construction Technology Report has the statistics on the way construction companies are using technology. From IT spending, to budgeting for BIM/VDC, or simply ditching spreadsheets it’s all in the report. Download it for free today.
He wants you to enjoy this clip of the winning touchdown set to the theme for ‘Titanic’ before proceeding onto less cheerful construction news.
Metropolitan Transportation Authority has spent billions on building the biggest transportation network in the United States. Typical cost of business on a grand scale or something else?
Geek of the Week:
We Interviewed: Mark Decker
Day Job: Director of VDC, Jacobsen Construction
Fun Fact: Picking up guitar as a hobby with Rocksmith.
Resume: Studied Architecture at Washington State University then after a gap year spent on a skiing adventure, Mark worked at a construction firm in Jackson, Wyoming. After a stint as a developer in Hawaii, Mark worked for Hunt Construction where he began his foray into BIM. Mark eventually made his home at Jacobsen Construction.
Joined the Podcast to Geek Out On: Hackathons, Clash Detection, and BIM Implementation for 2018