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The STRUXI BuildTech Talks Vlog series covers topics about technological transformation in the construction industry. Each episode, your hosts, Matt Vercauteren, a Development Team Member at STRUXI, and Roger Eineichner, Director of Learning at STRUXI, will interview some of the construction industry's leading firms to discover how they're infusing the latest technologies on their job sites.

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EPISODE 1

Roger Eineichner, STRUXI

Matt Vercauteren, STRUXI

Ryan Hale, Lithko Contracting, LLC

In the premiere episode of the STRUXI BuildTech Talks series, STRUXI's Matt Vercauteren and Roger Eineichner sit down with Ryan Hale, Chief Information Officer and Director of Strategic Initiatives at Lithko Contracting LLC, to talk about common procedural pain points on their construction sites. 

Lithko is the second largest concrete contractor in the nation, with 18 offices and 3,000 employees. Only 3 years ago, Lithko was operating on a series of spreadsheets and a green screen ERP system. Over the past three years, Lithko has implemented SmartBid and STRUXI's labor productivity suite, powered by Penta Technologies, to increase their technological infusion.

Lithko was named a US Best Managed Company in May 2020 by Deloitte and a winner in the Tech Team of the Year category by Cincinnati Business Courier in July 2020 for their embrace of SmartBid and the STRUXI labor productivity suite.

EPISODE 2

Roger Eineichner, STRUXI

Matt Vercauteren, STRUXI

Ryan Hale, Lithko Contracting, LLC

Now that you've identified far too many pains to address them all at once, how do you go about deciding which are most important? Ryan & Lithko prioritize and communicate that prioritization through a technology roadmap. This BuildTech Vlog Series video covers:

  • What a technology roadmap is and the process for building one
  • Who contributes to the roadmap
  • What timeframe a roadmap covers
  • What things should be considered when determining roadmap prioritization
  • How many priorities should be taken on at once

EPISODE 3

Roger Eineichner, STRUXI

Matt Vercauteren, STRUXI

Ryan Hale, Lithko Contracting, LLC

In this BuiltTech Vlog Series video, Matt, Roger & Ryan cover building a team to tackle the top priority procedural pains in your organization. They discuss:

  • Forming the right team to tackle the top priority on your technology roadmap
  • How many teams there should be at a time
  • Describing the ideal team makeup
  • Who should be leading the team working to address a pain