What the Construction Industry Can Learn from Software Development: Five Useful Practices

This post is a version of a presentation that Kirsten Mann, our vice president of product experience, made at the Oracle Construction Technology Summit, held in early February in Melbourne, Australia. Given the popularity of that talk and the many requests for Kirsten’s materials, we decided to publish her story here.

OK, be honest: Have you ever used a piece of software, on your computer, on your phone, on your TV and thought, “What bunch of turkeys designed this? I could do better!”

You know you have.

Well, we in the software industry need to own that. We don’t always get things perfectly right. But of course, there’s a lot we do well. Considering the construction industry’s reputation as a late-comer…

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