Construction tech helps contractors combat difficulties

WeatherBuild®Decision Support Solutions for the Construction Industry and Built Environment®, is proud to be featured by CE – Construction Executive magazine in the September 2020 issue Innovation in a Time of Crisis. The article “Tech Sector Helps Contractors Combat the Difficulties of a Global Pandemic” by Rachel O’Connell highlights how the construction industry faces a dramatic landscape in the midst of COVID-19.

Contractors must embrace technology out of necessity

ABC’s Vice President of Construction Technology and Innovation, Matt Abeles describes WeatherBuild and the other technologies featured by Construction Executive as “deployable solutions” in the remote site monitoring and digital collaboration category. Further, Abeles affirms “I think technology has always been the solution… The aftereffect of COVID-19 has been that people must embrace technology not just as they want, but out of necessity.”

(Source: O’Connell, Rachel. “Innovation in a Time of Crisis: Tech Sector Helps Contractors Combat the Difficulties of a Global Pandemic.” Construction Executive, Construction Executive, 8 Sept. 2020,

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About Construction Executive

Construction Executive is the magazine for the business of construction. It reaches more than 55,000 commercial, industrial and institutional contractors and construction-related business owners and has won more than 20 editorial awards. Since first being published by Associated Builders and Contractors Services Corp. in 2003, the magazine has served as the leading source for news, market developments and business issues impacting the construction industry. Each issue includes articles designed to help owners and top managers run a more profitable and productive construction business, covering hot-button issues such as workforce development, insurance, estimating, project management, safety and liability, technological advancements and legislative action.

Mission Statement

Construction Executive’s mission is to inform, educate and inspire. CE provides insights on achieving peak business performance and tells the stories of construction leaders and professionals who excel in the merit shop construction industry.

Vision Statement

Construction Executive’s vision is to bring the industry to life by showcasing people, projects, news and best practices through demand-driven content delivery. The brand will continue to be a trusted, respected source of thought leadership and strive to elevate the profile of the entire construction marketplace.


About WeatherBuild®

Headquartered in Cambridge, MA between Harvard and MIT, WeatherBuild® offers a suite of decision support solutions that empower contractors, owners and operators to improve situational awareness and make better-informed decisions about weather events, schedule impacts, safety risks and probable outcomes.

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