Even CIOs need a hard hat: Agile construction is a secret weapon for smarter IT

Although construction represents between 10 and 15% of this country’s GDP, it seems like most people take it for granted. Sure, they know that the building across the street didn’t magically materialize, and they may have even made a comment or two while it was being built (“Gee, that seems to be going up pretty fast”), but they’re not too particular about what all went into executing the work.

Since most people’s understanding of building construction seems to rank up there with nuclear physics, CIOs have traditionally tended to let “other people on the team” deal with the details of their company’s data center construction projects. However, due to new technological developments and construction methods, it’s time for a little more hands-on participation.

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Although construction represents between 10 and 15% of this country’s GDP, it seems like most people take it for granted. Sure, they know that the building across the street didn’t magically materialize, and they may have even made a comment or two while it was being built (“Gee, that seems to be going up pretty fast”), but they’re not too particular about what all went into executing the work.

Since most people’s understanding of building construction seems to rank up there with nuclear physics, CIOs have traditionally tended to let “other people on the team” deal with the details of their company’s data center construction projects. However, due to new technological developments and construction methods, it’s time for a little more hands-on participation.

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IDG Contributor Network: Even CIOs need a hard hat: Agile construction is a secret weapon for smarter IT

Although construction represents between 10 and 15% of this country’s GDP, it seems like most people take it for granted. Sure, they know that the building across the street didn’t magically materialize, and they may have even made a comment or two while it was being built (“Gee, that seems to be going up pretty fast”), but they’re not too particular about what all went into executing the work.

Since most people’s understanding of building construction seems to rank up there with nuclear physics, CIOs have traditionally tended to let “other people on the team” deal with the details of their company’s data center construction projects. However, due to new technological developments and construction methods, it’s time for a little more hands-on participation.

To read this article in full, please click here

Although construction represents between 10 and 15% of this country’s GDP, it seems like most people take it for granted. Sure, they know that the building across the street didn’t magically materialize, and they may have even made a comment or two while it was being built (“Gee, that seems to be going up pretty fast”), but they’re not too particular about what all went into executing the work.

Since most people’s understanding of building construction seems to rank up there with nuclear physics, CIOs have traditionally tended to let “other people on the team” deal with the details of their company’s data center construction projects. However, due to new technological developments and construction methods, it’s time for a little more hands-on participation.

To read this article in full, please click here

Even CIOs need a hard hat: Agile construction is a secret weapon for smarter IT

Although construction represents between 10 and 15% of this country’s GDP, it seems like most people take it for granted. Sure, they know that the building across the street didn’t magically materialize, and they may have even made a comment or two while it was being built (“Gee, that seems to be going up pretty fast”), but they’re not too particular about what all went into executing the work.

Since most people’s understanding of building construction seems to rank up there with nuclear physics, CIOs have traditionally tended to let “other people on the team” deal with the details of their company’s data center construction projects. However, due to new technological developments and construction methods, it’s time for a little more hands-on participation.

To read this article in full, please click here

Although construction represents between 10 and 15% of this country’s GDP, it seems like most people take it for granted. Sure, they know that the building across the street didn’t magically materialize, and they may have even made a comment or two while it was being built (“Gee, that seems to be going up pretty fast”), but they’re not too particular about what all went into executing the work.

Since most people’s understanding of building construction seems to rank up there with nuclear physics, CIOs have traditionally tended to let “other people on the team” deal with the details of their company’s data center construction projects. However, due to new technological developments and construction methods, it’s time for a little more hands-on participation.

To read this article in full, please click here