AEM’s Thinking Forward initiative offers a mix of events and content to help our members explore trends and emerging technologies that are transforming the equipment manufacturing industry. We’re taking a look at topics like additive manufacturing, big data analytics, connected jobsites and farms, and a changing workforce. We hope you join us this year at one of the new Thinking Forward events and learn from our content and podcasts below.

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Featured Content

Featured Podcasts

*Podcasts sponsored by AEM, powered by the ConTechTrio and JBKnowledge, Inc.

Inside Industry 4.0Inside Industry 4.0
Welcome to the next industrial revolution. Industry 4.0 is transforming the construction industry, and will increasingly impact workers and operators on your jobsite.

Making Trade Work Cool Again“Making Trade Work Cool Again,” with Mike Rowe*
The host of “Dirty Jobs” and other TV hits, Mike Rowe shares tales from a career spent advocating for trades workers.

Estimating in the Cloud“Estimating in the Cloud,” with Phil Ogilby, Stack*
Phil Ogilby got his start in the trades, but made the leap to estimating and bidding software with the help of… his 14-year-old son.

Making Things with Hard Hat Matt“Making Things with Hard Hat Matt,” with Matt Deapolis, Autodesk*
After taking flack for being a Boston sports fans, “Hard Hat Matt” talks about technological solutions to construction site problems.

Jobsite Connectivity in Construction“Jobsite Connectivity in Construction,” with David Smigel, Circle Computer Resources*
David Smigel gushes about the new autonomous vehicles at CONEXPO-CON/AGG and other innovations pushing the bounds of a connected jobsite.

Site Intelligence“Site Intelligence,” with Alex Schwarzkopf, Pillar Technologies*
How Alex Schwarzkopf and Pillar Technologies are supplying real time information to help general contractors make better decisions.