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June 30, 2020

The Industries Actually Using Tech To Their Advantage



Every year, new tech innovations are made that have the potential to change the world. However, it always seems like some industries hesitate to take full advantage of the latest thing on the market. Whether it is because they're worried about costs, afraid of the change, or just slow to adapt, the tech avoidant industries are always just behind the curve.



However, some industries can tap into tech more easily than others. If you're considering shifting careers or seeing what markets you could capture in your next business expansion, check out these industries who are willing to harness new tech in their day to day operations. 

1. Construction

One industry that is making huge strides forward, because of their willingness to adopt the latest tech, is the construction field. New software makes it easier than ever to develop a project before materials are even ordered. Architectures and contractors alike use these programs to their advantage. They can capture the scope of a new building or expansion to minimize the possibility of errors before they even have a chance to occur.

But the industry isn't just using tech out in the field. Contractor training is starting to move online. The digital migration of the Contractor Training Center helps those who are studying to join the field quickly access new materials and prepares them for their license examination. 

All in all, contractors' embrace of tech has benefitted their industry as a whole, allowing them to both get prepared and expedite their projects with ease. These advances help contractors lower their costs over the long term, and help increase client satisfaction in the present.

2. Education

The education sector is also being revitalized through their willingness to embrace new tech. While selling the latest tech to institutions may be complicated, individual educators, by and large, are willing and able to adapt to whatever new software they can get their hands on. 

In the age of virtual classrooms, the relationship between technology and learning is incredibly important, and educators know this. Online teachers and tutors are the biggest proponents of tech in a classroom setting. After all, they use software for things like information sharing and webcam multitasking through programs like OBS and ManyCam to enhance their online classrooms. 

But even students know the value of technology when it comes time to learn. Learners have been using sites like Quizlet and Anki to create digital flashcards to study. These resources, alongside collaboration tools like Trello and Google (News - Alert) Docs, allow students to learn how best suits them.

3. Tourism

The tourism industry is another market that has been able to utilize new developments in technology to help themselves further their business. 

From automating customer service to using AI to connect people to the information they need more efficiently and even creating entirely translated materials through machine learning, it is clear how the tourism industry uses tech to their advantage.

But industry professionals are not the only ones using tech to their advantage in the world of tourism. Tons of amateur guides, backpackers, and casual travelers are using translation and reservation software to their advantage when planning trips. Essentially, the impact of tech on travel is undeniable. 

In The End

Altogether, these fields are great places that are using technology to further the work they do. From embracing online training to using automation to do jobs more efficiently, and even utilizing more specialized software, it is clear these industries aren't afraid of innovating. If you are looking to work with a forward-thinking industry, consider partnering with those in education, construction, or tourism.



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