​Rhumbix Feature Release: Foreman Feedback

Posted by Zachary Scheel, Rhumbix CEO on 4/4/17 10:30 AM

We’re thrilled to be announcing a fantastic new feature of our mobile app, Foreman Feedback, available today with our Rhumbix PRO offering. Foreman Feedback represents the critical next step in our product roadmap: closing the loop between the home office and the field by creating a two-way flow of communication with the foreman.

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Topics: Construction Technology, Construction Management, Craft Workers

ConEXPO 2017 Recap

Posted by Stephanie Patterson, Rhumbix Insider 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 Stephanie Patterson, Rhumbix Insider 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

An Introduction to Big Data in Construction

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

AN INTRODUCTION TO BIG DATA IN CONSTRUCTION – WHAT CAN WE EXPECT?

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

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

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

Our Partnership with Procore: Making Construction Tech Easier

Posted by Steve Chiou, Director of Product on 10/13/16 10:05 AM

Rhumbix real-time cost coding is now available on the Procore App Marketplace.

On Wednesday, Procore announced the expansion of their App Marketplace with 25 new partner integrations. Rhumbix is thrilled to have our labor productivity and workforce management tools fully integrated with Procore.

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Topics: Construction Technology

3 Considerations When Looking for New Tech to Improve Construction Data

Posted by Guy Skillett on 10/7/16 10:05 AM

Construction lags behind most sectors when it comes to information technology spending. But changing from manual, paper-based processes to digitization isn’t as simple as flipping a switch — how do we move away from legacy systems and determine a clear return on investment?

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Topics: Big Data & Construction, Construction Technology