The ConstructorCast is AGC of America's monthly podcast covering all the news, views, and interviews relevant to your construction business. Below you will find our latest episodes – listen as contractors and industry experts discuss business opportunities and challenges facing today’s construction industry. Make sure to visit the ConstructorCast website HERE for more episodes and information.
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Building Inclusive Cultures & Company Success: Although inclusive cultures offer clear benefits, companies still struggle with knowing how to cultivate the right culture for all their employees. On this episode, Mark Havens talks about how his organization WMFDP | FDP Global (White Men As Full Diversity Partners) transforms mindsets and behaviors to help organizations sustain truly inclusive cultures. We also talk with President & CEO of Clark Construction Company Sam Clark on how he learned the skills needed to build strong relationships, navigate difficult conversations and become an ally. AGC’s Brynn Huneke shares what AGC is doing to provide companies with training and resources that translate learning to action.
Construction Site Security and Theft Prevention:Contractors may have millions of dollars of equipment, tools and materials stored on their job sites. On this episode, John Wallen of HUB International discusses how to position your firm to best manage the risk of theft. That includes being aware of the coverage details of your insurance policies, taking a multi-layered approach to keeping sites secure and deterring theft, and considering “Internet of Things” (IoT)-based solutions. Also hear tips and best practices on filing a theft report and insurance claim.
How Advances In Artificial Intelligence Are Benefiting Construction – Part 2:In part two of this series, we explore how artificial intelligence (AI) can streamline critical construction project workflows by automating time-consuming and repetitive processes like building a submittal log and tracking changes to specs over the course of a project. Bryan Rumple of Mortenson and Sameer Merchant of Autodesk Construction Solutions discuss document management challenges and how AI technology can improve productivity and reduce project risk.