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Smarter Building Podcast Ep.14 - Adapting and Advancing: The Evolution of Remote Work in AEC
In this episode of the Smarter Building podcast, our host Nicole Georgiou caught up with Richard McGuinness at HP Inc., on the evolution of remote working, how the Architecture & Construction sectors have developed in this space since COVID, and the lessons we can learn from the media and entertainment industry.
The world underwent an unexpected shift as the COVID-19 pandemic compelled organisations to adopt remote working solutions. The AEC industries, known for their on-site collaboration and hands-on nature, faced remarkable challenges. This episode delves into how these sectors have adapted to the new remote work landscape.
Tune in to gain insights from Richard as he shares a valuable perspective drawn from his experience in the media and entertainment industry and the lessons we can learn. He delves into the development of best practices, explores the solutions that have arisen to address unique challenges, and highlights the innovation that has sparked in response. Join us as we navigate this transformative journey and uncover the strategies that will shape the future of remote work in AEC.
"One of the big things for the construction industry is the ability to get more and more people on projects quicker, maybe, but also to expand the project. Pre-COVID, if I could fit 500 people in my building, that's all I could fit in... with this type of workflow, I could still have my 500 people in the building but I could also have 500 people remotely."