Modern technology isn’t completely absent from the average worksite. Most contractors use a smartphone on the job to aid them in everyday tasks such as sending and receiving emails, collecting data, or taking photos. Where some contractors are lacking is having a software that can collect, store and protect worksite data – all in one place.
According to the 2015 Gartner IT Key Metrics Data, the construction industry as a whole spends less than 1% of revenue on IT. From scheduling labor to automating field reports, there are many reasons contractors need to adopt new technology and property owners should choose a general contractor with technology in place.