It’s official: the world is tech-obsessed.
And whilst this might not immediately translate to the digitalisation of a sector built on manual labour, the construction industry is currently suffering from a intense level of disruption. Sourcing technological solutions that put your firm first is key to surviving this, and succeeding.
Whether your business is forecasted to re-align its operations with digital technologies that drive efficiency, or is opting for an overhaul in that stretches across the entire supply chain, you will be sure to find the answer here.
The future is here - are you ready to help build it?
Thanks to advanced technologies, construction is due a rethink in terms of some of the manual labour processes so significant to the operation.
This can range from optimising facilities via technology in alignment with specific requirements of the project, introducing collaborative technologies that allow revitalised methods of designing and maintaining assets, and digital solutions that can hand over certain manual processes to a computer.
Even the most basic processes can be applied to technology, and revamped with the necessary digital tools to boost efficiency and raise customer satisfaction.
By bringing together your vital production and the all-important customer, we can frame your business in a whole new light.
The construction sector has always sought one purpose: to produce high quality construction projects, and to do so to the client’s exact need. In fact it’s that exact bit which really matters.
Not only are accurate values required for the rigorous process of construction, accuracy is vital for data-driven insights that can ensure the client is satisfied by the project completed, and can be altered to their needs. Elevated communication methods further inform this, pointing towards a supply-chain wide technological rethink.
Indeed, it's the forces which dispute the need for digitalisation in this industry due to the belief that customer demand will remain which confirm its potential; whilst your business might always have a certain level of demand when put forward to customers, alternative competitors can draw away your clientele for faster, more innovative products and practices, and suitable marketing.
Michael Garcia Director of Marketing, Answering Legal
For those with an ear to the ground, this is also known as a Digital Transformation.
A Digital Transformation rethinks how you manage your employees, your client’s and business’ data, and how you carry out your business operations. Or, in simple terms, a DT is the technological revamp your business needs to stay competitive.
The construction industry sticks to a simple principle: it is dedicated to designing projects and building the structures to support specific customer needs. Fundamentally, it is aligned with the core principles expected of a digital transformation - but that doesn’t mean its future is clear of turbulence. Failing to innovate regularly and adapt to the moves made by the disruptors can only end one way.
And, just like a variety of other sectors looking to survive amongst competition and then beat them out, this industry is focusing its attentions on data. Sourcing data-driven insights into clientele, refining that data into an accessible form for use in the designing and constructing processes, and allowing access to that data for the firm’s entire supply chain is the future of this industry.
This specifically can encompass AI, Internet of Things sensors, blockchain, analytics, and cloud computing. Finding solutions, and scaling them to your firm as factors outside of your control alter it is key to your business’ future.
CONSIDER YOUR CUSTOMER'S PERSPECTIVE
If only you could know exactly what your customers want, exactly when they want it… Thanks to data-driven insights harnessed by technology’s coolest software, you can!
Don’t just tailor your products to your customers; tailor their solutions to them, too. With up-to-date software picking up problems at pace, fixes can be found even faster.
MOVE TO A NEW OPERATING MODEL
By rethinking the office’s operating models, the team in charge of sales and marketing can prioritise personalised marketing that can seamlessly translate to personalised products.
REVAMP PRODUCTION VIA TECH
Utilise the power of tech such as automation, advanced control, and computer-aided design to allow the brains behind production to detect and decide on new, innovative ways to design projects and construct them, too.
DRAW IN CUSTOMERS WITH DATA
Outside of the construction site, technology can be used to garner insights into the exact demands on customers, promising the twinned appeal of engagement and innovation.
GET A 4D VIEW OF YOUR CUSTOMERS
Discovering customer insight requires the right tech. This means you need a complete overhaul to unleash the complete picture of what you should be doing next.
CONNECT WITH YOUR WORKFORCE
Digitalise the whole team with tech solutions devoted to the entire supply chain. By ensuring collaboration across the board, needs can be met and innovation promoted.
HARNESS THE HUGE DATA AVAILABLE
The construction industry is used to dealing with big projects, big teams, and even bigger numbers. Analysing this data can no longer be done by hand - take things digital, and save time on the process.
REDESIGN THE OPERATING MODEL
At the core of this industry is the digital operating model. However, by constantly rethinking the model and adapting it to the disrupted industry, you can harness a greater volume of data insights.
Taking things technological might seem a challenging feat set to put your troops through their paces, but with Lolly Co at every step of the way, navigating the new territory need not be difficult. In fact, with our tech-team assessing your business’ exact needs and walking you through each step, you don’t need a map, either! But, if you do fancy finding your way around tomorrow’s business technology, you can start here.
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