7 tips for getting field teams to embrace construction software

| May 2, 2018

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When it comes to technology in the construction industry, you’d be forgiven for thinking that your coworkers may not be ready to use it on the jobsite. Even though it offers significant benefits-like avoiding rework costs and keeping everyone working from up-to-date plans-the use of mobile devices and applications in the field is still new to the industry.

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