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As with most industries, construction firms have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Yet, as the US government slowly finds ways to manage the coronavirus, construction businesses are finally getting back on track and ready to proceed with pending projects. Some of these companies have been smart enough to use the lull times during the pandemic to update their knowledge on the latest construction technology. Technology is defined as the use of skills, methods, or processes to achieve…

Having an efficient scheduling system for your employees is vital for productivity. But when you have a large staff, scheduling can become a time-consuming task. The average employer spends between two and 12 hours a week on these systems, and 98% of employers are faced with employee shortages from individuals missing shifts. Thankfully, shift-filling solutions can ease the frustration and wasted time of creating a new schedule every week. Shift planning software helps keep your…

How drones are changing the way companies and businesses conduct routine maintenance inspections. As industries and sectors across the US come to terms with changing economic conditions, labor demands, and environmental conditions, the need for quick, scalable, and affordable physical asset maintenance and visual inspection is growing. Across Western Massachusetts, our team of FAA Certified drone pilots helps businesses conduct routine maintenance inspections on everything from community water towers to commercial solar arrays, industrial equipment,…

Like everything in this world, laptops get old. They age. After so many years of service to you, it might finally be time to bid your trusty old laptop goodbye. Remember that no laptop will be able to escape the years unscathed. Even the most dutiful of laptops will begin encountering problems in its fourth to the fifth year. There is no question about it. So how do you know it is time to kiss…

In a world reliant on visuals, photo editing has become a part of daily life. The vast majority of people edit their selfies. A recent study even showed that your profile photos affect your hireability. Having the skill to edit photos is more than just a way to beautify your camera roll. It can boost your followers, improve your photography knowledge, or help you get hired. Whether you want to refine your selfies or try…

The pandemic has put the healthcare system to the test as the virus spread throughout the country. Despite the challenges it faced, the system was able to cope with the crisis. After more than a year since the pandemic started, the system is open to improvements in the way it handles patient care. One way to enhance patient care is to use the latest technologies available in the market. Here are some ways technology can strengthen…

If you’re taking a closer look at the benefits of using a chat SDK than building you chat app from scratch, you’ll want to look at all the features you’ll have access to. If you’re going to offer chat features to your audience, you’ll want to have access to these kinds of features as well. Push Notifications It can be frustrating to miss a message someone sends to you through a chat service. Thankfully, with…

Having a way to keep up with the endless amounts of data that exists in our world is very much needed across industries and fields. For example, data management is used in the healthcare industry to keep track of every aspect of patients’ medical history. Streaming video services, on the other hand, compile data on their customers to know what’s popular and what’s not on their services. These are just a few of the ways…

As a small business owner, budget is always on your mind. You know you need to grow your business, but you need to do it in the most cost effective way. Whether you have a marketing team or you’re handling all your marketing efforts yourself, there are a variety of great free tools available that can help with everything from social media to content creation. Visuals When you’re creating content, whether it’s for social media…

Did you know that adults in the US spend an average of 11 hours per day using some type of screen? For many of us, we start our screentime in the mornings by looking at our phones, work in front of a computer for most of the day, watch TV at night, and scroll through our phones throughout the day.  Since screentime will never go away, you might as well embrace it and get a…