2021 Presentations – Business Intelligence, Digital Twins, Data Centralization

In 2021, the Proving Ground has featured fewer blog entries - but with good reason: This year, I put an emphasis on delivering live webinar presentations on a number of important topics that are the center of Proving Ground's current business: Business Intelligence, Digital Twins, and Data Centralization. These topics are greatly informing our own … Continue reading 2021 Presentations – Business Intelligence, Digital Twins, Data Centralization

Computers are Hard

Computers are hard - I am quickly reminded of this whenever I have to help one of my parents troubleshoot a computer problem. “Gosh, mom, learn how to use a computer!” I usually think to myself. Yet, even for me, I’m sometimes left scratching my head at finding a solution for getting a printer back … Continue reading Computers are Hard

Are you creating a culture that is toxic to innovation?

There was a Twitter thread recently that discusses what can be a trend of professionals exploring career paths outside the boundaries of conventional practice. While many important points have been made in this context, as is typical of most social media discourse, I feel that the thread exhausted the constraints of the medium and dissolved … Continue reading Are you creating a culture that is toxic to innovation?

Conveyor – Custom Workflow Implementations

Building design and construction fields continue to struggle with software interoperability and compatibility. This has resulted in wasteful processes requiring teams to laboriously rebuild geometry and manually recreate data when using different design tools. Today, the building industry’s modeling software is largely not designed with compatibility as a guiding principle and design teams are often … Continue reading Conveyor – Custom Workflow Implementations