The construction industry has reached a tipping point. The older generation is retiring at a growing rate, taking with them decades of invaluable knowledge and expertise. Without massive disruption, the industry will soon struggle to meet ongoing demand. As more senior professionals transition out, a new generation with a new mindset is entering the workforce. The challenge is the loss of knowledge, but the opportunity lies in a new perspective.
The road to cities that know your needs may appear inviting, but be sure you know the way
By Tom Sawyer
A vision of the future with smart, efficient, utopian, technology-empowered “smart cities” has gleamed on the horizon for years. The concept offers vague promises that all of a city’s infrastructure and operations will be connecting, communicating and automatically adjusting facilities and services to deliver ever higher levels of satisfaction and efficiency.