Built Different
Ep 4 | Leveraging Newmetrix to Facilitate Predictive Models for Reducing Safety Risk
June 8, 2022
In this episode of Built Different, Matt & Chris are joined by Josh Kanner, Founder and CEO at Newmetrix. They discuss how the Newmetrix platform uses AI technology to reduce risk on jobsites, using more than 15 centuries of incident data and millions of construction images to create valuable predictive outcome models for clients.
In this episode of Built Different, Matt & Chris are joined by Josh Kanner, Founder and CEO at Newmetrix. They discuss how the Newmetrix platform uses AI technology to reduce risk on jobsites, using more than 15 centuries of incident data and millions of construction images to create valuable predictive outcome models for clients. 

They also discuss Newmetrix's startup experience, how Josh found product-market fit, and how they handled customer challenges while also optimizing their product capabilities – from digitization within the construction landscape to vital risk areas of safety, productivity, and quality.

Josh talks about his time as the -founder of Newmetrix and how they navigated the company's formative stages in the face of increased digital data transformation in the industry, as well as conceptualizing better AI-supported analytics for benchmarking and predicting job outcomes.

They cover:

πŸ‘‰ How a beer hangout birthed a new career in the AI space
πŸ‘‰ Josh early stages at Vela Systems (now known as BIM360)
πŸ‘‰ The big jump: going from idea to business
πŸ‘‰ Partnering with early adopter customers
πŸ‘‰ Technological challenges in the industry
πŸ‘‰ Reconciling cost and time
πŸ‘‰ Building Newmetrix
πŸ‘‰ Adding valuable meaning to data using AI
πŸ‘‰ Understanding trade stacking from StructionSite’s data
πŸ‘‰ Improving predictions with StructionSite photos 
πŸ‘‰ Photo data as a vital metric
πŸ‘‰ Optimizing data usage for specific predictive purposes 
πŸ‘‰ What is site documentation
πŸ‘‰ How Newmetrix is built different
πŸ‘‰ How to document jobsite data to capture the relevant predictive data for safety risk evaluation
πŸ‘‰ Expanding the possibilities of construction risk management

If you're interested in how the Newmetrix platform uses AI technology to reduce risk in the AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) jobsites, tune in to this episode of Built Different, a Podcast by StructionSite.

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And connect with Chris and Josh here:

πŸ‘‰ Chris’s LinkedIn:https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisjervey/
πŸ‘‰ Josh’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joshkanner/
πŸ‘‰ StructionSite Website: https://structionsite.com
πŸ‘‰ Newmetrix Website: https://www.newmetrix.com/
    

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