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    Design Tech Meetup: Data-Driven Decision Making

    Wednesday, January 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST

    Critical decisions must be made throughout a project lifecycle, but oftentimes they are made with little more than the experience held in the collective memory of project teams. Collecting data throughout the project life cycle and building operations can unlock the insights the built world so desperately needs. Technology is being deployed in all phases, but how are we connecting the data to decision making? The answers lie in understanding the connective tissue that transforms the data into information. In this presentation, we will present strategies to utilize at all phases of the building lifecycle so that you can understand and decide on your projects on how to achieve data-driven decision making.



    Learning Objectives

      1. Understand the approach to collecting and analyzing data at all phases of the building lifecycle to improve future projects
      2. Identify early decision-making impacts on the overall project budget
      3. Understand the importance of defining data standards during contract negotiations
      4. Provide specific examples of solutions that are providing data-driven decision-making opportunities and their impact on projects


    About the Presenters

    Chris Jervey works to bring StructionSite into partnership with many of the country’s largest builders, construction technology providers, AEC industry organizations, and academic/training institutions.

    Chris is always learning about trends and tools in the construction industry that create workflow efficiency and make complex work a little easier; technology, lean construction, and sustainability are a few of his favorite subjects.

    Chris graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont and took a job as a carpenter’s apprentice. After 25 years working in construction project management, sales and business development, his experience ranges from building homes to building relationships to building businesses.

    Jeff Sample has devoted the past 20+ years to transforming companies. Jeff optimizes companies throughout the construction industry by designing solutions, optimizing strategic advantages, and breaking down information silos. His passion for outdoor adventure and Ironman competitions garnered him the moniker “The Ironman of IT.”

    As Head of Communications for Join, Jeff promotes collaboration and the transformation of preconstruction to help project teams reach their potential. His depth of IT experience in various industries, and his passion for continuous improvement has made Jeff a popular speaker and vocal thought leader in construction, spending much of his time educating on multiple topics to better the industry as a whole.


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    Wednesday, January 20, 2021
    5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST
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