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For many reasons, construction companies doubt if they need custom technology–whether it’s the complexity or pushback with adaptation. But custom technology, when done right, can improve operations. 

With the world constantly changing, innovation and progress can take your business to the next level. Learn how to beat out your competition with (practical) technology in this recent episode on the podcast Construction Disruption: Implementing Technology in Construction with SPARK’s CEO Bob Armbrister, hosted by Todd Miller and Ethan Young.   

Some things they talk about: 

  • What fears companies have around exploring new technology
  • Key areas where construction companies need more tech
  • Difference between custom software and off-the-shelf software
  • How to create a technology roadmap for your business 
  • The importance of design thinking and its impact on user adoption
  • Advice on how people bring value to the industry

A few of our favorite quotable moments:

“Firms are either finding their roadmap, building the solutions they need and innovating, or they’re sitting on the sidelines and waiting.”

“The firms that are finding ways to navigate through it are starting to get further and further ahead of those firms that are waiting. And I’m seeing that very clearly in our experience.”

“There’s too many times where I talk to firms that are replacing an accounting system or they’re replacing their project management tool and they don’t know why and how it impacts their ability to get where they’re going from a visionary standpoint.”

Listen on: Apple | Spotify | Google Podcast | Amazon Music | YouTube

About Construction Disruption 

The construction industry is constantly evolving with new technologies, design trends, and best practices. Every week Construction Disruption discusses topics surrounding this $1.6 trillion industry with forward thinkers at the forefront of its evolution.

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Bob Armbrister
President and CEO Bob has led SPARK to serve hundreds of clients providing custom software and digital marketing services. He’s passionate about helping his team implement “The SPARK Way” – an approach of practical innovation that helps business leaders build tech that gets adopted and delivers ROI. connect on Linkedin

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