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The Intelligent Construction Opportunities (ICO) Learning Channel offer vendor interviews so you understand how to select the right construction technologies for your projects!

ICO’s livestreams answer real-time questions that construction professionals are asking! Through interviews with both technology developers, and construction professionals we work to uncover the context of the digital tools being used on today’s projects.

Whether you’re new to construction technology or have been using software applications for a while, the ICO Learning Channel is the place to learn about the technology you want for your project outcomes.

Must Watch Interviews

Learn from some of construction’s top software developers and vendors talking about how to make better applications for construction professionals

AI and the Skilled Trades – Surveying the Future Together​

“ Wondering about the impact of AI on all trades in construction?Listen to our livestream conversation with construction tech pros and seasoned professionals from MyRogers, Optimized Building Intelligence, Harris Mechanical Company, and MyPaintBuckets!

Our discussion does a deep dive into how AI can support and shape the trades now and in the future!  #AIinConstruction #TradeTalk #ExpertInsights #IndustrialCrafts

On Target Construction Data with BuilderBinder​

“BuilderBinder does the dirty data work to provide construction professionals with insights where residential construction work is being done, by who, and what construction services these constructors provide. 🏗️📊 👥 Get ready to dive into the world of accurate construction insights as Doug shares BuilderBinder’s expertise on identifying building trends, key players, and top-notch products in the residential construction sector!”

Power to the Painter​

🤠 MyPaintBuckets.com, stands at the forefront of revolutionizing the last mile supply chain for both retail and wholesale paint suppliers in the residential painting industry. Designed by painters for painters, this stress-free software redefines project and paint management, offering a seamless digital solution to navigate the challenges posed by increased housing demand and material scarcity. Hear Founder, Chris Ricker share his story of why he started MyPaintBuckets!”

3D Realization with Kipp Ivey - FARO Technologies

In this conversation Kipp Ivey, Senior Business Development Manager for the AEC Segment at Faro Technologies shares his passion for all things technology. As a former journeyman and foreman of the Sheet Metal Workers International Association, Kipp became a part of management and part ownership years after. Kipp pivoted to what is now a 20-plus-year journey into the world of construction technology that continues to today.

Kipp has a breadth of professional experience ranging from estimating, BIM applications, 3D reality capture, and the use of quadruped robotic solutions.

Mentoring with Senior Superintendent Buddy Brumley - Skiles Group

Join Stephanie Brown for a robust conversation with Buddy Brumley, Senior Superintendent, at Skiles Group, as we get into how he drives the results on his jobs while inspiring the next generation of tradespeople!

In this discussion Buddy get into traits of a good crew member, younger generations use of technology, continuous improvement, and how to best mentor new construction professionals coming into the industry 

eQuorum - Document Control Systems for Construction Engineers

Intelligent Construction Opportunities welcomes Scott Brandt CEO of eQuorum as we discuss specifics around what construction engineers need to consider when using document control systems.

For over 25 years, eQuorum has focused on solving complex workflow and document management problems for organizations in the manufacturing, engineering, utilities, and AECO (Architectural, Engineering, Construction, and Owner) arenas where customers use digital documents to increase productivity, enhance collaboration, and better secure and organize their digital assets.

How Technology helps the Construction Trades Shortage with the Right Education!


ICO brings together Steve Turner Founder of Bring Back the Trades, and TradeSpecifix’s Creator, Patrick Mimeault discuss tangible ways to build direct benefits into future job site digital tools.

In this conversation we share how our labor deficit could be aided with technology and the importance of including learning and development with applications.

How to Navigate Sales for Construction Technology

Join Stephanie Brown, Founder of Intelligent Construction Opportunities, and TJ Cormier, Account Executive, from Fieldwire as they share both their positive and negative sales experiences selling technology to our industry.

Together they’ll discuss how to apply improvements to better serve construction professionals, and bring more respect to the sales profession. Listen to TJ as his shares from a salesperson’s perspective, how the relationship between vendor and construction professional could be improved.

How to Build a Pragmatic Construction App

Join Patrick Mimeault with 20 years of construction experience discussing with his trade partners how he built an application that incorporates both project services and education. 

Patrick has worked primarily in construction as a labourer, tradesman, senior manager and business. His main objective in having created TradeSpecifix is to provide employers with realistic workflow management tools to ensure all safety procedures are implemented on the job site. 

ICO Welcomes PENTA Technologies -The Evolution of Digital Tools for Construction

ICO welcomes Bill Wagner, CEO, of Penta Technologies, to explore how far the construction industry has come in its use of digital tools.

Bill Wagner is an experienced business and thought leader who is passionate about driving growth by creating great experiences for customers. He has a long track record of successfully applying cutting-edge best practices from the worlds of business, science, marketing and economics in a way that scales into all companies, both large and small.