Announcing the Next BuildTech Talk Webinar Presented by Penta
Register for the September 18, 2019 at 1PM-2PM CST Webinar Now!
How to Survive Technological Disruption in The Construction Industry
Brookfield, Wis., August 26, 2019
Penta Technologies, a leading provider of enterprise construction software that helps construction, service, and engineering enterprises improve business performance, is rolling out the second episode of its BuildTech Talks webinar series on September 18 at 1pm CT, entitled How to Survive Technological Disruption in The Construction Industry.
“Blockbuster video, Barnes and Noble, and the Yellow Cab company, once dominant forces in their industries were blindsided by technological disruption,” said Bill Wagner, President at Penta Technologies. “Technological disruption impacts every industry — even labor-intensive, last-mile industries like construction are being radically transformed by emerging technologies at an ever-quickening rate.”
Construction as an industry hasn’t kept pace with the technological advances adopted by industry at large, but construction companies will quickly reach a tipping point where they must adapt and adopt new technologies, or they will lose out to emerging tech-savvy construction conglomerates and face extinction.
This free BuildTech Talks webinar will be co-presented by Wagner and Andy Lambert, Penta’s Director of Applied Construction Technology.
In this BuildTech Talk Session, Wagner and Lambert will:
- Offer insights on the impact of disruption on traditional industries like construction
- Introduce you to the five big ideas that will shape the future of the construction industry
- Share the playbook for digital transformation utilized by Lithko – the #2 concrete contractor in the U.S.
- Offer simple guidance on how to begin the process of digital transformation
“I’m excited to have the opportunity to share the real-world impacts of digital adoption on Lithko’s business,” said Lambert. “This inside look into this industry leader will offer you key insights into how Lithko was able to connect everyone from the field to the back office to increase productivity and profitability without adding to their workloads.”
Registration for the webinar in now open and can be accessed by visiting https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8184722076877174795. All session registrants will receive a link to a recording of the live session.
About Andy Lambert
Director of Applied Construction Technology
Andy is responsible for driving product and solutions that solve industry challenges, and getting those solutions into the hands of the end user. He is also an industry thought leader, collaborator, and speaker.
Prior to joining Penta Technologies, Andy worked for various Electrical Contractors as a member of the IBEW. Andy holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, a degree in Electrical Construction, and Lean certifications.
Andy has over 17 years’ experience in the Construction and Construction Technology industry. He has vast experience delivering solutions to over 100 large construction firms throughout the United States and Canada by bringing together people, process, and technology. He is a passionate, high-energy, results driven professional with a diverse skill set that has contributed value and ROI to customers and stakeholders. As a product and solution champion, his motivation and energy stem from a strong belief in teamwork, relationship building, customer/stakeholder interaction, and leveraging the latest technology to meet the tough business challenges facing construction today and in the future.
About Bill Wagner
Bill Wagner, Penta’s President, is an experienced marketing professional and strategic thought leader, passionate about using marketing to drive growth and create great experiences for customers.
Bill is responsible for leading Penta's long-term strategy, product portfolio and demand generation activities by focusing on developing solutions that meet the unique needs of key stakeholders at labor-intensive specialty contracting firms across multiple markets.
Wagner has experience working with start-ups, mid-size, and Fortune Global 500 firms including ABB, Badger Meter, Direct Supply and ARI Network Services. Bill is also the Past President of the Milwaukee Chapter of the American Marketing Association and is a sought-after speaker on the topics of digital disruption, business strategy and the impact of digital experiences on the customer journey. He has recently served as a featured presenter for the Equipment Dealers Association, American Marketing Association, Young Professionals Organization, Group Conference Call, and at the GreenExpo.
About Penta Technologies
Penta Technologies develops enterprise construction software that helps construction, service, and engineering enterprises improve business performance. Going beyond traditional construction ERP software, Penta’s software incorporates enterprise-wide document, content management, and industrial strength business process management capabilities. From integrated Multi-Company Financials, Projects, Service, Labor, and Equipment, to Analytics, Document Imaging, Workflow, and Mobile Field software, Penta helps ensure that engineering and construction firms’ best practices are leveraged more consistently across their organizations proactively, versus passively, to help them do what they do - even better.
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