This class is designed to show users of all skill levels some advanced and customized uses for BIM 360 Field software and how this is directly tied to our industry’s lean initiatives. By empowering our users, many new, creative, and unique uses for BIM 360 Field software have been developed across the country and are being implemented to various degrees throughout our projects. BIM 360 Field software is a flexible tool that excels in its quality management and issue tracking, but by thinking outside the box, we’ve streamlined some processes and made them more efficient. Several processes we’ve improved since our initial rollout scope have provided huge benefits to our teams and clients, both in time and monetary savings.
- Discover ways to create a lean culture and how we are empowering our teams to look at our software tools in new ways
- Discover various examples of creative out-of-the-box thinking that have helped our job teams excel and become more efficient
- Discover how enabling teams to pursue unique software uses has benefits in owner relationships and project management
- Discover ways to create your own lean culture and gain initiatives you can start immediately
Wendell Barnes received his bachelor's degree in construction science from Texas A&M University, and he has worked in a variety of capacities and on a variety of projects while at Gilbane Building Company. His unique skill set includes over 6 years of jobsite management in the field and over 6 years of experience on the construction management software side. That dynamic experience helps him to relate to and understand users in any role of the commercial construction industry.
A graduate from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee with a BS in civil engineering, Josh Stenz demonstrates a high level of leadership and superior attention-to-detail and troubleshooting skills. He has over 10 years of experience in estimating, project engineering, and management roles, specializing in value engineering, detail constructability review and coordination, document control, project coordination, cost reporting, and information management. Stenz has been a project team member on several large, award-winning projects throughout southeastern Wisconsin, including S.C. Johnson’s Fortaleza Hall “Project Honor,” Discovery World at Pier Wisconsin, Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s (WisDOT) I-94 North South Corridor, WisDOT’s Zoo Interchange, WisDOT’s Hill Farms Development, and the Potawatomi Bingo-Casino Expansion.