Five habits that are keeping your digital strategy from working

Today, construction is seeing heavy investments in digital capabilities. From 2010 to 2017, construction technology companies garnered $10 billion in investment funding. As of July, VC investments have hit $1.05 billion for 2018. In the context of design and construction companies, this is translating into serious investment for creating and executing digital strategies. As consultants, … Continue reading Five habits that are keeping your digital strategy from working

Conductor is now free and open!

I am happy and excited to announce that Conductor, the Trello connector for Revit and Rhino, has been re-released as a free and open source tool! A year and a half ago, Proving Ground originally released Conductor as a cheap $10 app through our website. Having never tried charging for one of our apps, we … Continue reading Conductor is now free and open!

How do you eat an elephant? – USC BIM BOP Lecture on July 12!

I am pleased to be participating in this year's BIM BOP conference hosted at the University of Southern California on July 12. My lecture, title "How do you eat an elephant", will consider the digital transformations taking place in the construction industry and all the opportunities and challenges we are seeing in our present work … Continue reading How do you eat an elephant? – USC BIM BOP Lecture on July 12!

Transform your Building Information into a Big Data Resource

We have recently created a database framework called Minecart which harvests data from building information sources such as Revit and IFC formats. Our database is designed to represent building information as a scalable relational structure connecting data across multiple projects, documents, elements, and parameters.