Why Every Contractor Needs To Invest in Technology
Phillip Ogilby is a contractor-turned-serial entrepreneur. He’s the Co-founder and CEO of STACK Construction Technologies, an all-in-one cloud-based construction takeoff and estimating software.
In 1984, Phillip started his first construction contracting company. After witnessing the challenges of managing people, equipment, materials, and an ever-changing bid schedule, he decided to create a solution. In 2008, Phillip created STACK, and the company continues to serve thousands of users worldwide.
Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:
- Phillip Ogilby shares the story of how he got into the construction field
- What are the benefits of using estimating software?
- Why you should never stop bidding work — and tips to build that pipeline
- Phillip talks about growing trends in the industry
In this episode…
There’s a surprisingly high failure rate in the construction industry. If you start today, there’s only a 35% chance of staying in business. But why is it so difficult to sustain success in this industry, and what can you do about it?
Many companies are still using the antiquated paper and pencil method to operate. According to Phillip Ogilby, this failure to adopt new technology is one of the top reasons why businesses don’t make it. But investing in technology won’t just help your business survive — it will help your business thrive for years to come.
In this episode of This is Concrete, Chad Gill sits down with Phillip Ogilby, Co-founder and CEO of STACK Construction Technologies, to talk about how contractors can make an impact on their business. Phillip discusses the benefits of estimating technology, how contractors can customize their processes, and the growing trends within the industry.
Resources Mentioned in this episode
- Chad Gill on LinkedIn
- Workforce Recon
- Phillip Ogilby on LinkedIn
- STACK Construction Technologies
- Dave Conway on LinkedIn
- Justin Ogilby on LinkedIn
- Luke Holden on LinkedIn
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