Building cstructi is an extremely complex process. The Rogers-O & # 39; Brien firm uses hundreds of iPads to simplify it, while saving 55,000 hours of work and $ 1.8 milli a year.
All documents are stored in the cloud where they can be viewed at any time. This means that somee in the office can make a change and that people in the field can see the updated document immediately.
"Everye in the operatis staff gets an iPad," said Todd Wynne, director of applied technology at Rogers-O 'Brien, at Business Insider. That makes 190 people
The firm chose the iPads with integrated LTE because they have a lger life and cost less than robust Windows tablets.
Before switching to iPads, all documents were printed and then printed again each time there were changes. The switch to tablets has allowed the company to save about $ 10,000 for every cstructi project in printing costs ale.
Tear and Start Again
Employees working from obsolete plans do not build things up well. With all operatis staff still having documents running their iPads, the foulups do not have to be torn up and rebuilt. This allows Rogers-O & Brien to save about 7% of the cost of all its projects.
"I no lger have to worry about two different ctractors working two different sets of drawings," said Kevin Mulligan, Superintendent of Cstructi. Rogers-O 'Brien
In the old system, ensuring that an important document was the most recent required a trip there …