February 2016: Equipment technology advancements

February 11, 2016 -  By

In what area of the industry do you foresee equipment technology advancing the fastest over the next five years?

Advisory Board

Landscape Professionals

Richard Bare
Arbor-Nomics Turf
Norcross, Ga.

“Probably with GPS systems for self-driving trucks, mowing equipment, snow removal, maybe eliminating employees in all sorts of ways.”

Adam Linnemann
Linnemann Lawn Care & Landscaping
Columbia, Ill.

“I think commercial mowers will in five years be operated either by remote control or possibly even be unmanned and operated via GPS, eliminating the need for some laborers.”

Industry Consultants

Dan Gordon
TurfBooks
Newton, N.J.

“The advances in accounting and cloud software over the past five years have been incredible. The future will advance this technology even further using character recognition that will take almost all keypunching out of the accounting function.”

Jeffrey Scott
Jeffrey Scott Inc!
Trumbull, Conn.
“Removing people—and companies—from the equation. Be prepared!”

Jody Shilan
FromDesign2Build.com
Upper Saddle River, N.J.
“From natural gas to batteries.”

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