Information Technology Management

New Horizons Foundation Jun 28 2021

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Organizational Adoption of New Technologies: Best Practices for SMACNA Contractors

SMACNA members are eager to adopt new technologies, operational processes, and business strategies. Yet the implementation of organizational change – defined as an intentional, company-level adoption of new practices, technologies, or management approaches – can be extremely difficult. This white paper identifies the top eight most effective technology implementation management practices.

Webcast Apr 06 2020

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Cybersecurity for a Remote Workforce

COVID-19 has forced most companies to adjust their remote work policies and reexamine their readiness against potential cybersecurity threats and breaches. Host Nick Espinosa explores a wide spectrum of topics, including threats facing contractors as they shift part or all of their staffs to remote working status, as well as trusted cybersecurity services available for businesses. 

Contractor Operations Manual Jan 10 2019

Guideline to Information Technology

More than 40 percent of construction companies do not have a dedicated information technology (IT) department, according to J.B. Knowledge's recently published Construction Technology Report. For small and medium sized specialty contractors, like most SMACNA members, that percentage is significantly higher. SMACNA's new "Guideline to Information Technology" addresses this gap by providing members with guidance on the proper combination of standardized hardware, software, and connectivity. This easy-to-read, 39-page document also includes two critical appendices: A Sample Disaster Recovery Plan and a Sample Information Technology Policy and Procedures Manual. So, if you're looking for a quick resource guide to navigating IT decision making and management, check out SMACNA's "Guideline to Information Technology".

This document is free to members in the SMACNA Store.

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Leveraging Tech to Combat COVID-19 Productivity Losses

It’s been a tough year for construction margins. To bolster their chances of profitability, savvy contractors are leveraging software to meticulously document COVID-related delays, track productivity from the field, and automate COVID-related protocols wherever possible.


Mobilizing for the Future: Office Technology

SMACNA members are demonstrating ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit by accelerating key competencies, like offsite fabrication, and through critical pivots, like the creation of touchless sinks and providing metal breathing strips for masks.