257 episodes

Welcome to the Bridging the Gap podcast. This is the show where we empower you to transform industries by championing innovation. I’m your host Todd Weyandt, Director of Marketing at Applied Software. This podcast formed as an online video series a couple years ago. We looked around the industry and realized that there was a major gap between the real-world practicalities and ever-changing technology applications.

Bridging the Gap: Insights & Innovations in Construction Applied Software

    • Technology
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

Welcome to the Bridging the Gap podcast. This is the show where we empower you to transform industries by championing innovation. I’m your host Todd Weyandt, Director of Marketing at Applied Software. This podcast formed as an online video series a couple years ago. We looked around the industry and realized that there was a major gap between the real-world practicalities and ever-changing technology applications.

    Salting the Horse

    Salting the Horse

    Where do most training programs fall short? The answer may lie in the way we’ve been approaching the subject of training at large. Straight from GRAITEC Innovate2Build with Amy Powell of Well Works, this episode takes a closer look at what it means to truly and effectively train workers, how to support the “learning transfer” in every stage of training, and how emotional intelligence comes into play.

    • 47 min
    Build in Time to Learn

    Build in Time to Learn

    Now that prefabrication is taking off, we’re looking for ways to make it a seamless process. Is there yet a “perfect software” that has everything you need for a prefab project? Often, we don’t streamline our workflows until something raises the alarm bells. In this episode from Advancing Prefabrication 2024, we sit down with Chris Fischer to discuss some of the biggest hurdles facing widespread, cross-industry adoption of the prefab movement.

    • 24 min
    Prefab's Critical Trifecta

    Prefab's Critical Trifecta

    Prefab has demonstrated itself to be a valuable addition to the construction industry, but there’s still some pushback against it. When we’re certain of the benefit of new processes, we just need to be persistent. As they say, “the proof is in the pudding.” In this episode, Mike Barrett of CRB joins us to discuss how the cumulative successes of prefab will ultimately be key to widespread adoption.

    • 32 min
    Innovation Isn't Just Hardware and Software

    Innovation Isn't Just Hardware and Software

    The productization of prefab will be a tricky and incremental process. Can we still bring our creativity to the table when there are so many unknowns? In this episode, Todd Mustard joins us at Advancing Prefabrication 2024 and sparks a discussion about repurposing supply chains, the power of BI dashboards, and growing widespread interest in IBEW Local 48.

    • 29 min
    Bringing Certainty to the Project Team

    Bringing Certainty to the Project Team

    Depending on how you look at them, AI and prefabrication in construction can be time-saving game changers or tools of disruption. Paul Sweeney joined us at Advancing Prefab 2024 to discuss the substantial shifts in mindset around prefabrication as a whole, how to look at the past to prepare for the future, the positive aspects of newer technology, and new alignments between industries that were once completely disparate.

    • 22 min
    Clear the Air About Your Team’s Pain Points

    Clear the Air About Your Team’s Pain Points

    A solid management team is foundational to the success of your company. When you come to management with a request or idea, whether they listen or not will inform how you interact with your job as a whole. In this episode from Advancing Prefab 2024, Chris Traugh joins us to discuss the importance of morale, the exciting future of productization, and how to attract and retain new hires in an industry that endures huge labor shortages.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

Skippinator ,

Great cross section of perspectives

Really like the mix of both industry advocacy and innovation as the underlying theme. Def one to keep up with! Keep it up Todd!

Mo&Linds ,

Woah

This is a great listen for anyone in the industry! I’m blown away!

RyanL-PresElect ,

Great Host

Key to a successful podcast is a great host. Todd was able to steer the interview in a way that got the best out of me. Mentioned things about Commissioning that i hadn't said in years. Had a lot of fun on this podcast, would highly recommend!

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