Andy Leek, VP Technology & Innovation, PARIC Corporation
The A/E/C industry is in the midst of a project tech revolution, with new platforms and workflow paths demanding executive attention. While we focus on data and individual software, we risk missing opportunities to integrate tools to support the entire lifecycle of a project, the extended team, the facility and associated deliverables. This is particularly dangerous as integrated project teams are often the result a of a forced relationship, with little time to assimilate and act as a Modern Master Builder connecting and coordinating design, cost, schedule, planning, procurement, build operations, and facility management. A/E/C TechSMART is delighted to have Andy Leek, VP of Technology and Innovation at PARIC Corporation (ENR Top 200) kick off our day sharing his big-picture insights on how to effectively support and drive project performance by embracing the contextual information that drives smarter decisions within highly dynamic projects and teams. By leveraging Integrated technology and data standards, with prescriptive workflows, and increasingly more developed BIM, we are able to unlock what is truly possible, and what is needed by our industry.