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Gary Widger at Digicon Panel
Mercury’s Gary Widger Addresses Digicon 2019
Author: Evan O'Quigley  /  13th Jun, 2019  /  Design, Quality & Innovation

Gary Widger, Head of Communication & Change at Mercury addressed the CIF Digital Construction Summit (Digicon) in Croke Park, Dublin on Thursday, 13 June 2019. Gary spoke about the three year long journey of Mercury towards the digital transformation of the company on a panel made up of four industry leading experts in the area of digital construction. The topic of discussion was ‘Assessing the Readiness of the Sector to Embrace the “ Digital Transition” of Ireland’s Construction Industry’. Gary discussed Mercury’s digital transformation process over the past several years, giving lessons that the Irish construction industry can learn from Mercury’s journey so far.

Gary is a dynamic leader with a proven track record in the design & delivery of innovative business transformations that add value. Highly qualified with 17 years’ experience leading change across large companies in Europe, Asia and US. Gary is a senior leadership team member and passionate about energizing people to work together to achieve a shared vision.

Gary Widger with Minister of State for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Patrick O'Donovan at Digicon 2019
Gary Widger with Minister of State for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform, Patrick O’Donovan at Digicon 2019

Digital Transformation

In Mercury we live, work and operate in the digital world.  Embedding digital technology across our operations is essential to Mercury to ensure our employees, supply chain and clients can maximize their performance.  We have continually invested in digital transformation initiatives to connect our people, share their insights and experience to help deliver better projects.  Our cloud-based SOP platform The Mercury Way allows us to deliver digital SOPs to all staff.  Our onboarding platform The Mercury Experience that ensures that all new hires learn what they need from the right people to hit the ground running.  All Mercury projects use construction management software for Engineering Applications enabling standard performance metrics.  Our Productivity on a Phone app provides our foremen in the field with performance targets for their crews.  The goal of our digital transformation is that we get the best technology to the people who deliver value for our clients.



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