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Five ways designers and builders can use business intelligence with data they already have

Business intelligence (BI) - technologies used for data analysis and reporting - has been a trending topic in our recent work. Nearly all areas of our consulting service make use of one form of BI or another and Nate's previous blog post highlights a few of these uses. Organizations are seeking insight about what they’re good … Continue reading Five ways designers and builders can use business intelligence with data they already have

Our ongoing digital transformation

Visitors of this blog know that I often discuss digital transformation by reflecting on experiences working with other businesses. As a consultant I have personally seen companies both thrive and struggle with the changes that new digital workflows, technologies, and skills are bring to the workplace. Like many of the businesses we consult with, Proving … Continue reading Our ongoing digital transformation

Changing behavior and the long road to haul

This past year, I have been giving a lecture titled “How do you eat an elephant?” Within the narrative I frame the measure of success of digital transformation as hinging on the ability to address larger, persistent challenges facing the world of building design and construction. Chief among these problems is flat productivity, increasing construction waste, and a growing skills gap.

AEC Tech 2018 – LunchBoxML Workshop Examples

David Stasiuk and I instructed a 4-hour workshop on Machine Learning as part of AEC Tech 2018 - an annual conference hosted by Thornton Tomasetti. The workshop focused on demonstrating architectural use cases for machine learning in the context of our open source LunchBoxML tools. Our course examples are now available on the LunchBoxML Bitbucket … Continue reading AEC Tech 2018 – LunchBoxML Workshop Examples