Did the title of this blog article catch your attention? It might have because you may be offended, mad, angry, happy, excited, or have a combination of those feelings. These views are my views of the industry that we all love and enjoy working in. The premise of this post is to engage and empower you to defend the industry that is lacking innovation, so much that I believe it has become stagnant. Some of you are probably picking up your phone now to call me and provide me with explanations, well no need to, but I will gladly always take your call here.
In terms of innovation, where is it? Innovation’s meaning is a new idea, method, device, or the introduction of something new. The products I see are the same as they have been for the past 25 years. Some of them have been enhanced or modified to address certain problems that have arisen but has anything been a real game changer? A game changer is something substantial that really changes how we live as a society, think email for example. Before email we relied on phones in our office and snail mail, now we can send messages to each other in a flash. So has there been anything in the past 25 years in metal construction that has had the same effect? Please do suggest something in the comments below, I would love to hear how some product became a game changer in the industry.
Next let’s discuss how the industry is stagnant. The definition of stagnant is