CBS on the impact of the skilled labor shortage on homebuilders, and the economy

Television, unless it is available to stream via Hulu, Netflix or HBO Go, isn't something I watch much of. CBS apparently aired an impressive program highlighting the impact of the skilled labor shortage on the construction industry, and the resulting impact on the rest of our economy and infrastructure. Here's an excerpt: America's economy has … Continue reading CBS on the impact of the skilled labor shortage on homebuilders, and the economy

The game-changing economic impacts of 3D printing on the built environment

Writing for Forbes, Richard A. D'Aveni weighs in on how he perceives the economic impact of 3D printing on the construction industry: Take construction. It’s a huge industry worldwide, accounting for $9 trillion in revenues and 6% of global GDP. It’s also been a technology laggard, with productivity barely rising over the past few decades. Even … Continue reading The game-changing economic impacts of 3D printing on the built environment