First things first, what is the “cloud"? You hear about it all the time and yet, have never actually seen it. Here’s the catch, the cloud is invisible and it is everywhere. Cloud computing is a clever term for storing data in an off-site server via the Internet. Construction companies need to manage operations between two places at once; the work site and the office. Cloud computing helps organize information between the two places, which gives companies the potential to improve the process of sharing information.
In a recent episode of HBO's Silicon Valley, Pied Piper was getting poor reviews from focus group after focus group; many of which thought it was over-complicated and confusing. That is until the startup programmer and CEO, Richard Hendricks, watching from behind the two-way mirror had an epiphany. He realized that these focus groups were made up of regular users, not engineers who were able to use the platform without instruction.