[Slide Presentation] Rhumbix Presents at SXSW 2017

Posted by Josefine Mullen on 3/21/17 11:02 AM

SXSW is always an exciting event to attend. We were fortunate to be there, however briefly, so Rhumbix Co-founder and CEO, Zach Scheel, could present as one of 15 startups in a pitch competition. The competition was held to showcase the potential to bring disruptive technology to the industrial space, and each participant was given 3 minutes to present. HOLT Ventures teamed up with Caterpillar Ventures, Brick & Mortar Ventures and Cottonwood Technology Fund to host this popular Industrial Technology Pitch Competition.

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Topics: Big Data & Construction, Craft Workers, SXSW, Startup

ConEXPO 2017 Recap

Posted by Steve Chiou, Director of Product on 3/16/17 12:40 PM

The Rhumbix team was at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, NV earlier this month. This year was the biggest year ever, with over 130,000 attendees, 2,500 exhibitors, and 2.8M feet of space. And the cranes! Lots and lots of cranes!

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Topics: Insider, Construction Technology

Small Changes, Big Impact: #meetrhumbix interview with Kevin Soohoo

Posted by Josefine Mullen on 3/8/17 7:30 AM

Rhumbix recently welcomed Kevin Soohoo to join our team as Field CTO. Prior to joining Rhumbix, Kevin was CIO at Air Systems. With more than a decade of experience in the construction industry, we’re thrilled have someone heading up our field technology who is deeply familiar with the needs of all project stakeholders and has led many successful construction technology implementations. Read on to find out more about Kevin’s background, experience and perspective on the future of construction.

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Topics: Construction Technology, Construction Management

3.5 Tips for a Successful Construction Technology Field Pilot

Posted by Josefine Mullen on 3/1/17 8:55 AM

We’ve seen a lot of innovation in construction technology in the past several years, all with varying degrees of success. While a few firms have experienced a seamless transition to new construction software and mobile apps, there are many more out there that have been scarred by bad technology. Knowing this makes it easy to understand why over half of the industry is still largely running on paper-based field processes.

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Topics: Construction Technology

Field Data and the Future of Construction, part 1 of 6

Posted by Guy Skillett on 2/14/17 1:44 PM


It’s no secret that data is transforming business. Big data is a term that we hear a lot about, and new and innovative uses of data are cropping up every day in every industry. It reflects the massive growth in the quantity of available and relevant data in society, industry and business, and how data can improve decision making.

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Topics: Big Data & Construction, Construction Technology, Construction Management

Workforce Telematics: An Introduction

Posted by Guy Skillett on 1/24/17 2:15 PM

At Rhumbix we are building a Workforce Telematics platform for the construction industry. A quick Google search suggests that there isn’t much out there to describe what Workforce Telematics is, or what it can be, so in this summary I’ll attempt to do just that.

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Topics: Big Data & Construction, Construction Technology, Workforce Telematics

Field Data and the Future of Construction - Series Intro

Posted by Guy Skillett on 1/18/17 3:02 PM
At Rhumbix, we believe that better data will be the foundation for operational improvements in the construction industry. We hear a lot about innovation, automation, big data and digital disruption in general, but what does this mean for the people with boots on the ground and at the construction work face?
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Topics: Big Data & Construction

Stay Focused with SaaS in 2017

Posted by Steve Chiou, Director of Product on 12/20/16 10:05 AM

Your business has a special value to your customers, and with the New Year right around the corner, now is a good time to reflect and refocus on how to continue to drive value. In the case of construction, it’s pretty clear you want to focus on building your value, allowing you to grow the business—bringing both you and your employees the work you enjoy.

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Topics: Construction Technology

Why Startups are Perfect for Veterans

Posted by Steve Chiou, Director of Product on 12/5/16 10:05 AM

These days when most people think of start-ups, the HBO show Silicon Valley comes to mind. Like all satirical comedies, a lot of what they say has some truth to it (this one a bit more than others). There’s always someone on a whiteboard reviewing the latest feature release, having a debate about the best medium roast organic drip coffee, or grabbing a snack from the kitchen. One thing the show leaves out, however, is the fact that startups offer a unique experience which can be the perfect stepping stone into the “civilian” world for veterans.

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Topics: Construction Management, Veterans

The Rhumbix Tech Stack Part I

Posted by Jonathan Goncalves, Lead Engineer on 11/28/16 10:05 AM
An example of what a tech stack might look like. (Image Source)

Rhumbix’s mission is to continuously improve how the world is designed and constructed by empowering the workforce with technology that delivers value to workers first.

Supporting this mission is a scalable, robust platform that enables foremen in the field to get real-time insights into production data.

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Topics: Construction Technology

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