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The future for some lagging industries is still mobile disruption

Jun 02, 2017

The construction industry has been notoriously slow to adopt new technology, writes Next 36 alumna Mallorie Brodie (Co-founder, Bridgit), but a revolution is well on its way. As Baby Boomers retire, and a new generation of professionals take over site management, job sites will become increasingly reliant on apps that help them communicate about tasks, safety, schedules, and so much more. Then, like so many other industries, everyday data will give way to new insights.

If these predictions seem obvious, it’s because they are. The same shift is well underway in various other industries. But now it’s construction’s turn, and the revolution is happening fast.

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