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Episode 7: How to drive digital adoption in construction SMEs with Chris Grant

Our Speakers This Week

Chris Grant
Chris Grant

Partnership Manager

Digital Construction Skills

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Chris Grant

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Chris Grant

Partnership Manager

Digital Construction Skills

Chris is a Civil Engineer with 25 years’ experience working for construction companies including Balfour Beatty and Galliford Try. His experience spans projects including buildings, roads, bridges, petrochemical, tunnelling and client tech business improvement projects.
Peter Haddock
Peter Haddock
Host 
Construction Talk

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Peter Haddock

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Peter Haddock
Host 
Construction Talk

Peter Haddock is a journalist, influencer content creator and communications professional with over 16 years' experience in the construction sector.

He runs Content With Media and is a correspondent for Construction Manager, Earthmovers Magazine, Plant and Civil Engineer and other titles in the industry.

Time-stamped highlights:

[00:43] Chris introduces himself

[01.47] Setting up Digital Construction Skills

[03.32] Accelerating the adoption of digital tools in construction SMEs

[05.38] Every company has their own journey to digitisation

[06.51] Educating the industry about digital construction

[07.47] People are the key element

[10.29] Beyond the technology

[12.33] Demystifying digitisation for construction

[12.51] Getting real-time visibility and confidence in costs

[15.17] What does digital really mean

[19.05] The steps to digitisation and overcoming change management

[20.05] Identifying the problems you are looking to solve

[22.22] A 360 view and sharing information

[24.06] Embracing social value

[24.58] Understanding the complexity of construction SMEs

[27.30] Funding and business support available

[29.25] How Digital Construction Skills are supporting businesses

[30.46] Chris and Peter sign off from the podcast

Links mentioned in today's episode:

Digital Construction Skills
www.digitalconstructionskills.com/

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