The following construction technology speaker presentations have been shaped upon request for groups across the construction, risk management and insurance industries. These topics can be customized to fit your group. Contact James today for additional information.
Building a Mad Scientist: Driving New Innovation at Complacent Companies
What does it mean to be a “Mad Scientist”? While the term may conjure images of white lab coats and unkempt hair, James Benham argues a “Mad Scientist” is someone willing to disrupt the status quo and experiment in hopes of breaking down inefficiencies. In this presentation, James Benham challenges contractors to cultivate Mad Scientists within their teams to lead technology research and development efforts. Learn how to create a culture of innovation at your construction company by giving your team the tools and space to creatively solve problems with technology.
Lock-It or Lose-It: Why Every Company Should Be Concerned About Data Security
From executives to administrators, today’s business professionals find themselves contemplating the vulnerability of their data in the cloud. While “the cloud” offers unprecedented efficiencies in collaboration and centralization of data, implementation of cloud solutions is a daunting task for risk managers, requiring due diligence and strategic change management. In this presentation, James Benham, an enterprise risk technology consultant for the insurance and construction industries, will highlight the risks of cloud data and devices then identify the resources and best practices to manage those risks. Learn the basics of converting processes to the cloud without endangering your proprietary data along the way. Attendees will walk away with the tools to achieve greater efficiency, cloud software security and peace of mind in the cloud environments they employ.
The Future is Now: How Today’s Tech is Disrupting the World’s Oldest Industry
Technology is transforming the construction industry with new innovations every day. The launch of new mobile apps, autonomous drones, robotic stations, and wearable devices are shaping how the industry is evolving at such a rapid pace. Learn where your company stands and stands to improve with this energetic presentation by James Benham. Mr. Benham also uses insights from the 6th Annual Construction Technology Report to explain the impact of tech adoption, investments and trends. Learn to benchmark your company’s aptitude for technological transformation using the latest tools of the trade!
Drones Above: How Commercial Drones Are Changing the Game for Construction
Drones have made an indelible mark on the built world, revolutionizing data mobility, visualization, and access on construction projects. Contractors are now utilizing drones in ways only heard of previously in science-fiction! In this presentation, James Benham demonstrates how the industry’s leading drone software and hardware are helping contractors plan, build and finish projects more efficiently. He’ll discuss how contractors of all sizes are finding ways to test and employ drones on projects, equip site workers with training and certifications, and provide critical project data to executives. Get the information you need to justify and invest in drones on any budget!