Episode 111

111 Survey Software, Sales, and Solutions with Gavin O'Neill

Today Marion Ellis chats with Gavin O’Neill CEO of Go Report.

An experienced chartered engineer with expertise in technology and the built environment, Gavin has taken the time to understand the way surveyors work and how technology can support them. Supporting lots of different types of surveying work, GoReport offers a solution to enables digital data capture and the production of high-quality output reports for those working in the built environment.

In this episode, we discuss how new technology has shaped surveying in the past, what it might affect in the future, the way Gavin helps find everyday solutions for sole traders, and how to best use the software available to us.

What is Covered: 

  • 01:11 - Gavin's story of engineering and being a problem solver
  • 10:10 - Avoiding commoditisation with digital technology
  • 18:30 - The journey of GoReport
  • 29:20 - Advice for investing and adopting new technology
  • 41:00 - Accessibility in digital and surveying software
  • 46:20 - ChatGPT and surveying

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Marion Ellis

As a chartered surveyor with a background in defect and valuation claims, Marion has first-hand experience of why we make mistakes and what we need to do to support ourselves to prevent them. A Fellow member of the RICS and qualified customer experience professional, Marion is passionate about empowering people. At Love Surveying, she provides the support, coaching and networking surveyors and property professionals need to handle career challenges confidently and navigate the right business journey for them. Founder of The Surveyor Hub podcast and community Marion also supports surveyors in business through her coaching and mentoring programmes. Marion is an Ambassador for Lionheart.