Disruptors

Interoperability—a hot topic that poses important questions: Can the business-critical technologies we rely on work together? And are tech leaders listening to the needs of their customers? During her round table interview at AECX, Bluebeam VP Sasha Reed met the statement that hackathons exist because the tech industry doesn’t build the right solutions or create systems that “talk” to each other. Knowing that tech had a rebuttal, she invited technologists from Procore, Trimble, Fieldlens and Bluebeam, along with a common customer, to discuss the challenges software companies face while striving for interoperability, and how the tech and AEC industries may

AECX 2016 served as the perfect backdrop for connecting with industry professionals and thought leaders to build community dialogue. With 20 exhibits on the floor, over 300 industry leaders representing more than 50 companies, and 37 sponsors, AECX 2016 offered quality interaction among attendees and industry insiders. Bluebeam VP of Strategic Partnerships Sasha Reed was asked to moderate the industry speaker panel for the event, which featured a variety of industry influencers and luminaries on hand to discuss emerging technologies and trends within the AEC realm. Prior to the event, AECX co-founders Cody Nowak and Kameron Burk sat down with

After running into Philip Lorenzo—founder of laser scanning software company Rithm—at AECX in Los Angeles, StrXur hit up Philip to talk tech, Millennials in AEC, and advice for building-savvy entrepreneurs. There’s a lot of talk about how it’s so hard to draw Millennial talent to the AEC industry. Why do you think that is? The AEC industry is known to be an old school, traditional industry. Many Millennials are attracted to firms that focus on new technologies and innovative practices that constantly improve upon and redefine ways to do business. It pretty much matches how many Millennials perceive today’s world:

Heroes

“Her husband assured her that everything would be fine. The two entered the river, which quickly proved too strong for the pair, ripping Sinforoza from her husband’s grasp.”

Helping the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) thwart illegal skins trade across international borders is just a sideline gig for Peter Brazaitis.