Hammers and wrenches may still be a scaffolder's best friend, but many new technologies and tools have emerged to help access companies become more efficient and competitive. These updates to your arsenal are also essential for staying competitive in a world where more and more customers and future employees are millennials. In this session, you'll learn about exciting new ways that you can work smarter and more safely, including software for visualizing scaffolds and work environments, apps and websites for keeping better contact with customers, devices for detecting hazards like lightning, gadgets for securing and showing off your job sites, and more. You'll leave this session with some good ideas on how to improve your operational excellence as well as a better understanding of the technological expectations contractors are facing today and tomorrow. Presented by Shawn MacDonald of Superior Scaffold Services and Ali Hajighafouri of Avontus Software