Posts Tagged ‘Collaboration’

This series of webinars present data driven automation from three perspectives. The SEPS2BIM process is a major step forward for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Defense Health Agency (DHA) in leveraging their valuable institutional knowledge. The next exciting step is for other organizations to adapt this powerful, flexible process for their […]


by Randy Deutsch Al no colaborar los arquitectos quedan marginados. No saber cómo colaborar conduce a la irrelevancia. How We Can Make Collaboration Work Architects know that they need to collaborate to succeed. But how will they go about doing it? How, in other words, will they make collaboration happen? As importantly, how will architects […]


Software cannot be bolted onto physical products to survive IoT: Autodesk Autodesk manufacturing industry strategist, Diego Tamburini, believes product designers must partner their creations with software in mind, in order to compete in a world of the Internet of Things. “If you’re the manufacturer of an oven you’ve traditionally worried about efficiency, power, and heat, […]


by Etienne Wenger, Richard McDermott, and William M. Snyder A Guide to Managing Knowledge Community design is much more like life-long learning than traditional organization design. “Alive” communities reflect on and redesign elements of themselves throughout their existence. Community design often involves fewer elements at the beginning than does a traditional organization design. In one […]


How Knowledge Management Is Changing the Way We Do Business by Carla O’Dell and Cindy Hubert John Wiley & Sons, Inc. © 2011 256 pages What Is Knowledge Management? Knowledge management (KM) is “a systematic effort to enable information and knowledge to grow, flow and create value.” Four dynamics shape organizational knowledge management: “Digitalimmersion”–Mobiledevicesandsmartphonesallowpeopletoworkfrom anywhere […]


by Tina Seelig Read the full article here “Imagination is envisioning things that don’t exist,” says Seelig. “Creativity is applying imagination to address a challenge. Innovation is applying creativity to generate unique solutions. And entrepreneurship is applying innovations, scaling the ideas, by inspiring others’ imagination.” Once you understand this framework, you can put it into action, […]


John Tobin, LEED AP  VP for Operations, EYP The Segmentation of Building Design The written history of construction spans several millennia and is a history of escalating segmentation. In the earliest accounts, architects were integral to construction site activities, but gradually, over time, began to drift away from their primary role as craftsmen and towards […]


Designers who evolve and diversify their areas of expertise will stay relevant in the profession. By ALICE LIAO The architecture profession is not known for being quick to change, but as the design process goes digital and clients demand more value from their projects, a budding or seasoned architect must evolve to stay relevant. While the core […]


Optimize BIM

07Apr15

The Problem Recent studies show that the U.S. construction industry has not taken full advantage of available technology and progressive business practices to boost productivity and lower costs in the design, construction and operation of buildings. In August 2004, the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) issued a report titled “Cost Analysis of […]


How We Can Make Collaboration Work Architects know that they need to collaborate to succeed. But how will they go about doing it? How, in other words, will they make collaboration happen? As importantly, how will architects make the changes necessary to become not only more collaborative, but leaders of this effort, amidst disruptive change? […]