News continues to roll in about the severity of the coronavirus pandemic and the appropriate ways to mitigate the crisis. As governors and mayors issue executive orders canceling nonessential businesses, the construction industry has no choice but come up with a unique, unprecedented response.
Though some projects have been closed down by the orders, others are considered essential and can continue. Contractors say the health of their workers is paramount, and office employees are told to work remotely. But many leaders are still looking at ways technology can help their teams push projects forward.
“The majority of the industry isn’t as prepared for, or lacks experience, working remotely,” said Robert Yuen, CEO and co-founder of Monograph, a project management software company for the AEC industry.