5 things I learned from working to close the gender gap in my company

Doka UK Social Media has already published information on the gender pay gap in the construction sector. Today we bring an interesting reflection from the World Economic Forum. We then reproduce it in full to give way to debate and knowledge. […]

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17 APPS, Specialized in Construction, for Your Mobile Devices

Daily Reporter, as it has done since 2013, has published an interesting list with 17 applications (APPs) of construction, after a detailed survey. They are interesting because of the functionality of each APP and also because of the many comments they have made among construction professionals. No doubt, it is a reference guide and we take the opportunity to ask you if you work with other APPs, please indicate this in the comments section in this information […]

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#Construction: Ignoring digitization is a mistake

The profound impact of digitization will thus be felt throughout the entire construction industry. Whichever angle you take – the competitive situation or productivity considerations – companies have no choice but to tackle this vital issue. Those companies that move early to develop and implement their own digitization strategy will be the winners as the construction industry goes digital. The “construction firms of the future” will use digital tools to have materials supplied just in time, thereby cutting the cost of storage and transportation and increasing efficiency. […]

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IoT + Construction: Safer and more efficient civil works

Precisely, the Internet, with its scarce 50 years, is what has allowed the greatest advances in the way of organizing our personal and professional lives. Without looking back, in a quick synthesis, the computer was born as a large object, owned by large corporations and centers of study. If the birth of the Internet is set in 1969, the era of a computer in each house was born in the mid-seventies with the concept of Apple I (Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak). Afterwards, the success of the Windows operating system (Microsoft) consolidated since 1985 the massive computerization of the homes of developed countries. 22 years later, in 2007, Steve Jobs again accelerates our technological evolution with the presentation of the iPhone, and months later the iPad. And everything changed. Telecommunications companies had to invest heavily in their fixed and mobile networks to provide high data connections. Today, we have “computers connected to the Internet” on a clock, glasses, headphones, a car, a washing machine … and tomorrow in the mirror of the bathroom, in the clothes, at the door of our office, etc. The next evolution (IoT) will be augmented reality, virtual reality, 3D holographic images, cloud computing, smart robots, the use of drones, electric vehicles and freeways on the ground, flying vehicles, transport to more than 1,000 Km / hr. Amazing. […]

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