Utilizing Drone Technology on Your Construction Site

Hear insights, best practices and lessons learned from Rogers-O'Brien

January 8, 2021

Join ENR 400 top contractor, Rogers-O’Brien, to learn about the evolution of their UAS program from its humble beginnings with a single pilot to having a fleet of drones integral to their operations. Innovation Manager, James Holmes, gave his insights, best practices, and lessons learned on implementing drone technology at every job site. 

During this webinar, attendees identified how to:

  • Enable aerial imagery to manage and document job sites
  • Streamline operations using drone technology
  • Stay ahead of project schedule and on/under budget
  • Collaborate and share data across your organization


James Holmes
Innovation Manager, Rogers-O'Brien Construction

JamesHolmes is based out of Austin and works as the Innovation Manager for Roger’s-O’Brien Construction. During his three years at RO, James has provided the impetus for using readily available technology to solve problems on job sites. A particularly successful case has been the continued implementation and expansion of drone missions. Whether a multi-phase campus for Fortune 100 companies or medical clinics in towns of less than 1,000 in population, drones have proliferated daily construction operations at RO. With a robust program in place, focus is now heavily positioned on flying safer, automating processes, and extracting new and useful information from data captures for all stakeholders.

Katie O'Leary
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, DroneDeploy

Katie O’Leary is the Sr. Product Marketing Manager at DroneDeploy, driving go to market strategy and customer engagement. With 10 years of digital marketing experience, Katie has supported DroneDeploy’s international expansion while helping the company reach the 5,000 customer milestone. Katie grew up in the Bay Area where she currently lives with her husband and two children. Katie has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Bentley University.

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