Clayco had used traditional plastic IDs and pen-and-paper processes at their job-sites for years, which are slow and inefficient. When the opportunity came up to try digital ID badges, Clayco immediately realized the advantages and went with Virtual Badge.
While many businesses across the United States have been shut down due to Coronavirus, the construction industry is in full swing. Because we need to keep our job-sites open and keep everyone employed, responding effectively to the threat of COVID-19 is of utmost importance. An infected job-site most likely needs to close down, and that can result in huge issues, both financial and legal, for all parties involved.
The events of the currently unfolding coronavirus pandemic, and its ramifications for our businesses, institutions, and lives, require little introduction. As of right now, businesses and organizations are facing unique challenges that are forcing them to change their procedures. These challenges are coming above (government injunctions), from below (the safety needs of customers and clients), and within, as managers grapple with finding best practices and ensuring that operations can continue.
In the days leading up to hurricane impact, emergency managers planning for Search and Rescue operations can never have enough information. How many people will ignore mandatory evacuation orders and stay with their homes during the storm? Where are these people located? How can I reach out to these people and send them help once the storm has passed? All of these questions and more can be answered by leveraging the most powerful and ubiquitous technology available in most households today – the smartphone.
The alternative workforce has been a burgeoning part of the american economy for the past couple of decades. From a survey of 8,000 people across europe and the U.S., the Mckinsey Global Institute determined that between 20-30% of workers are engaged in different types of “independent work”.
We here at Virtual Badge are obvious vocal proponents of technological innovation. The continuing emergence of new technologies (and their ramifications) can be captivating for those of us who forecast change and seek out continual improvement. The business, media, governance, and nonprofit worlds are always buzzing with talk about innovation. In many ways, it is the dominant spirit of our age.