Big Potential for Big Data in Construction Safety

October 14, 2015 JIm Shadid

The term "big data" has gotten plenty of attention lately from the business media and executives for its purported ability to fundamentally change the way companies work. What still remains unclear is what exactly big data is, and how to best utilize it in specific industries. While still in its infancy, the technologies and strategies underpinning the idea of big data, and the proven results they bring, make it more than just a buzzword, particularly with regards to new construction safety products.

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