What is holding back technology adoption in the construction industry

Originally published by: Manufacton on June 23th, 2021

What is holding back technology adoption in the construction industry
Digital tools have transformed productivity and efficiency in many industries. The construction industry, however, is still some way off the pace when it comes to adopting emerging and mature technology to deal with a shrinking workforce, increased demand, and rising operational challenges.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the construction industry is expected to have almost 750,000 job vacancies by 2026. Despite the need for drastic productivity improvements, the construction industry has been reluctant to invest heavily in technology to close existing operational gaps. However, the pandemic has forced some change in this respect. A recent McKinsey report revealed that the pandemic has pushed digital transformation efforts in North America forward by as much as six years.

In this article, Angie Licata – Ryvit COO – discusses:

  1. 3 challenges construction businesses face when embarking on a digital transformation journey
  2. How to successfully introduce technology to change-resistant employees
Read the full article on Manufacton.com