Our team is excited to bring you this new episode of the Future Construct Podcast (28 min interview), where we spotlight Danielle O'Connell , Director of Emerging Technology at Skanska USA ( @SkanskaUSA ). Skanska USA creates sustainable solutions and aims to be a leader in quality, green construction, work safety, and business ethics to drive profitability and reduce construction timelines.
In 2020, Danielle was listed as one of 17 women that are changing the face of construction . In her career, Danielle has provided leadership, supervision, input, and guidance on the integration, incorporation, and adoption of new and emerging technologies relevant to needs in the design and construction of facilities. She has overseen teams dedicated to providing design and construction-related services including GIS, ob体育地址, CAD, document management, and various graphic requests. Danielle has directed and managed consultants and sub-consultants GIS, CAD, and ob体育地址 submissions; and reviewed and investigated the integration of these design/construction technologies with other systems such as asset management, specifications, commissioning project reviews, and survey.
Some highlights of Danielle 's interview with host Amy Peck ( @VirtualGirlNY ) include:
Prior to her time at Skanska USA, Danielle has held numerous roles in the construction industry, from a Project Coordinator at Consigli Construction to the Design Technologies Integration Manager at Massachusetts Port Authority . With almost 10 years of construction industry experience before transitioning to Skanska USA, Danielle brought a wealth of experience and knowledge in emerging technology and how the industry will continue to evolve as new solutions are developed and companies begin to increasingly adopt technology to solve problems.
We sincerely hope you enjoy this special episode of the Future Construct podcast and we would love to hear your suggestions for future guests!
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introduces Danielle O'Connell, the Director of Emerging Technology at Skanska USA
4:45 So, how do you stay abreast among the current landscape of emerging technology?
9:26 What are some of the emerging technologies you see over the next three to five years that we're going to see more of ?
11:36 What are your top three solutions that are really going to impact the industry, that you're implementing now or that you see in the near future ?
16:16 Are there some other trends that you're seeing or leveraging some other technologies like blockchain or AI that are getting adopted more?
25:50 If you could project yourself 20 to 25 years in the future, and you can you could have a product or service that makes you happy or makes your life better, what would it be and what would it do ?
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