Leveraging Project Data to Deliver Cutting Edge Research on the Adoption and Value of Technology Usage in the Heavy Construction Space
Birmingham, AL – October 3, 2019 – Command Alkon, the Leading Supplier Collaboration Platform for Construction’s Heavy Work, is pleased to welcome Steve Jones, Senior Director of Industry Insights Research at Dodge Data & Analytics, to Chicago as a keynote speaker at ELEVATE – Construction’s Heavy Work Conference & Expo. Steve is truly a visionary in the field and has a track record of progressive leadership across many industry initiatives.
“We are delighted to have Steve’s knowledge and enthusiasm present at ELEVATE this year,” said Ed Rusch, VP of Marketing at Command Alkon. “Steve’s keynote, ‘How Technology is Transforming the Global Construction Industry,’ will deliver insights on how technological advances are impacting the heavy construction sector; with his presentation including powerful examples of practitioners applying digital tools and practices to benefit all parties on a project.”
At Dodge Data & Analytics (DD&A), Steve focuses on how emerging economic, practice, and technology trends are transforming the global design and construction industry. In addition to hundreds of speaking engagements around the world and numerous articles in industry publications, he produces Dodge Data & Analytics’ SmartMarket Reports on key industry trends, which are read by millions worldwide and frequently cited as authoritative references.
“This is the most exciting time in the history of the construction industry,” Steve Jones of DD&A says. “Digital technologies are transforming every aspect of how projects are designed and delivered, and improving both the project process and outcomes for everyone involved. I look forward to sharing some of these innovations with the attendees at ELEVATE.”
Steve is active in numerous industry organizations and frequently speaks at industry events around the world. Before DD&A, Jones was a vice president with Primavera Systems (now part of Oracle). Prior to that, he was principal and a Board of Directors member with Burt Hill, a major A/E firm (now Stantec).