Apps for Construction - Exploring The Five Job Site Workflows and Where Mobile Fits In

Tuesday, April 11, 2017, 7:30 AM - 10:00 AM ET


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Apps for Construction - Exploring The Five Job Site Workflows and Where Mobile Fits In

Dependency on mobile devices in the construction industry continues to grow. How can builders evolve their work flow to match the most innovative hardware, software and strategies becoming available? In this presentation, Rob McKinney shares decades of experience implementing mobile technology on construction projects and discusses the work flows that builders should focus on when it comes to mobile technology on a job site. Rob explores mobile solutions and strategies available for plan management, daily reporting, progress photos, time entry, safety documentation and more.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the main construction work flows affected by mobile technology
  • Review the history and evolution of mobile technology used throughout construction projections
  • Discuss the leading hardware and software available
  • Explore case studies of how innovative companies are applying mobile tech successfully
  • Understand the best mobile solutions for your firm’s budget, experience and objectives

About the Speaker

Rob McKinney

Over the past decade, Rob has managed safety, quality and training programs with a focus on mobile applications and device usage on construction project sites
Rob McKinney, a self taught construction technologist, first developed a love for technology with his first Atari game machine. He began his career in construction as the Safety Director for J.M. Wilkerson, a construction general contractor based in Marietta, Georgia. Rob furthered his construction and risk management experience at companies like New South Construction and XL Catlin Insurance. Rob has developed a mobile device program centered around applications used on tablets and smartphones. The purpose of this program is to research and implement new apps and devices to improve workflows. The end goal of the project is to save field staff time and money by streamlining processes and creating a more collaborative work environment.

Rob is currently serving as the Chairman of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Georgia Technology Committee and is a member of the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America IT Forum Steering Committee. This committee meets regularly to develop quarterly roundtable programs focusing on new apps to use on project sites. Rob also has an online blog dedicated to educating construction industry professionals on new uses for technology integrations on projects. Rob is now a Consultant for JBKnowledge, Inc., a provider of technology solutions for the construction and insurance industries. JBKnowledge is also the maker of the SmartBidNet, SmartCompliance, SmartReality and SmartInsight cloud, mobile and wearable solutions. The company is headquartered in Bryan/College Station, TX with offices in North America and South America.To subscribe to Rob’s blog visit: conappguru.com/blog

Event Sponsored By

United Solutions

For over 30 years, United Solutions has been a leading provider of Sage software to the construction, real estate and distribution industries across the Northeast, Southeast and Pacific Northwest. More than 3,000 clients rely on us to solve their challenges in accounting, project management, field service operations, distribution and manufacturing. Our solutions enable our clients to operate at peak efficiency and maximize their profits. Website: http://www.u-s-i.com

Location

Sheraton Needham Hotel
100 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494

Pricing Information

Registration Price
Member $50.00
Non-member $65.00

Contact

John Hastings
508-291-2324
jhastings@costellodismantling.com