CHICAGO — If you’re the type of person who doesn’t like change, you’re really out of luck. The world of contracting will be changed by technology at a stunning rate, futurist Michael Rogers told contractors who are members of the Nexstar Network meeting here.
Get used to cyber-change making your head spin
Think back to just eight years ago. The iPhone had not been introduced. The value of a network grows as the square of the number of people connected to it. Imagine walking onto a job site, saying, “BIM drawings,” and they are projected in front of you. Steve Jobs predicted that we will have broadband-connected flexible tablets with learning capabilities that will talk to you in an almost sentient manner. We will see smart buildings that know how many people are in them and, by reading their badges, know who they are.