Built in Chicago, 5/21/2020
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Oracle was already focused on how to build buildings remotely. But as the coronavirus has spread, the tools on hand at the Chicago-area company have helped global businesses outside of construction and inside coronavirus hotspots keep safe.
“Our industry was heading this direction of more digitization, more offsite construction, more remote operations, connected tools, connected equipment,” said Burcin Kaplanoglu, innovation officer for Oracle’s construction and engineering unit. “Now we’re in a place to increase the adoption of these tools that we all have been talking about and working on for awhile.”