Our industry has changed. New tools are challenging the traditional design process and impacting our cost structures. At the same time, a wave of Millennials and Generation Zers are entering the workforce and changing corporate cultures everywhere. They bring with them a mindset revolving around access to their work from anywhere, a warehouse of new customized tools, and an open-source mindset of collaboration and co-opitition. All the while, the entire environment around us is becoming more connected through the Internet of Things, and bombarding us with more and more data. How will the architecture, engineering, and construction industry adapt to such drastic change? Do you have the skill sets needed to survive in this new age? AIA Approved
- Learn how to adapt your workflows to the new tools that are changing our traditional design process
- Learn how to partner with Millennials and Generation Zers to advance your corporate culture
- Understand the technology that’s available today that enables design collaboration and access from anywhere with an Internet connection
- Find out why you should be experimenting with the IoT and big data today
Jimmy Rotella received his bachelor’s degree in architecture from the Illinois Institute of Technology, and he is now part of the Digital Practice at CannonDesign in Chicago. In his 12 years of experience, he has worked for multiple large design firms implementing Revit software, developing project standards, managing software and infrastructure, providing technical support for design applications and computers, and teaching in both corporate and educational environments. Rotella’s backgrounds in both IT and architecture put him at the forefront of design technology and position him to share his knowledge of new tools with others to help them build and realize their digital designs.