Infotech Presents: Let's Be Civil
Civil discussions on civil infrastructure. Infotech, a 40+ year leader in infrastructure construction technology, invites guests from across the construction industry on to talk news, tech, policy, and more.
The New Business Imperatives: Sustainability, Technology, Diversity
Social sustainability. Workforce development. Technology adoption. These areas may feel distinct, but they all center around the same essential thing: people. In the latest episode of Let's Be Civil, a panel of experts from Trimble, HDR, and Infotech discuss how adopting a holistic, people-first mindset can maximize connection, collaboration, and innovation in our industry. This podcast is presented as a follow-up to InfraTalk America's Chasing Innovation roundtable webinar, which can be found at https://infratalkamerica.com/social-sustainability-and-the-path-toward-a-stable-technologically-literate-workforce/. Hosts: Nate Binder, Infotech & Matt Sprague, Trimble Guests: Tara Blythe, Infotech Ev Tripolitis, Trimble Jennifer Steen, HDR
January 05, 2023
Episode IV: Exploring Geo-Enabled Construction Management & Emerging GIS Trends
Geographic Information Systems, or GIS, is a foundational technology for the future of construction project management. In a special new episode of Let's Be Civil, we sit down with Adam Carnow, an Industry Public Works Specialist for Esri. Adam takes listeners through emerging GIS trends, the benefits of geo-enabled field data collection, and takes a look at the future of geo-enabled field management. Don't miss this deep dive into the world of GIS! Hosted by Nate Binder.
September 20, 2022
Episode III: Breaking Down BIMfi Insights
Digital project delivery; paperless construction. It’s a goal of many organizations, especially those embracing Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology. In the latest episode of Let’s Be Civil, our hosts will break down the top insights shared on a recent BIM panel discussion. DOT, FHWA, and consultant representatives shared their perspectives on the importance and evolution of BIM - and we’re here to talk about it. From the team that brought you detailed dives into the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and industry cybersecurity, comes a new exploration of the technologies that will drive the future of decision-making, maintenance, reporting, and more.
June 22, 2022
Episode II: Cybersecurity Insights
Cybersecurity - the notion of protecting digital systems and assets from intrusion - is not a new concept, but one that increases in relevance every year. In the past few years alone, entire DOTs have been shut down due to cyber attacks. The ways we protect our networks is more important than ever. In the second episode of Let’s Be Civil, cybersecurity experts Marty Provost, Doug Couto, and Ben Smith break down cybersecurity trends, philosophies, and best practices in a moderated discussion led by Chad Schafer and Nate Binder.
January 06, 2022
Episode I: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act Impacts: Compliance, Technology & More
What will $550 billion in federal funding mean for your corner of the industry? New reporting requirements, staffing needs, and technology expectations could mark a tectonic shift for the heavy civil infrastructure industry when the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act passes. In the first episode of Let’s Be Civil, Infotech’s new podcast, industry veterans Ron Perkins, Meg the Losen, and Joe Rowland discuss the most important industry development in years. Don't miss this 45-min primer on the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act!
September 07, 2021