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The Process of BIM

Chad Dorgan, Ph.D., P.E., LEED Fellow, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

For over a decade, McCarthy has been developing and integrating BIM into the way we plan, execute and turnover client projects. While there have been many changes to technology over that time period, one key lesson learned is that it's essential to first understand and agree to what the Process of BIM really IS for the project and Owner before you can be successful at the BIM implementation. Learn why.

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Reaping the Benefits of VDC for Water Treatment Plant Construction

BJ Peterson, Project Assistant Manager, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.

Advancements in Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) are taking water services preconstruction and construction to the next level. Owners are directly benefiting from integrated VDC in design, estimating and planning. Tangible results include increased efficiency, constructability and project predictability, particularly when the entire project team is engaged in preconstruction and construction planning.

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How to Improve Collaboration and Team Integration Using Pull Planning

Ken McBroom, Chief Scheduler, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.; and Sonny Sicat, Director, Transportation & Infrastructure, Faithful+Gould

How can a hard bid project achieve higher collaboration and team integration yet still comply with the contractual requirements? How can project members function as an integrated team without a contract specifically requiring it? How do multi-prime contractors, with no contractual obligation work together to complete the project? In this presentation the speakers answers those questions as they define and explore the advantages of employing "pull planning" using a case study.

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Does Teamwork Really Matter?

Bob Betz, Senior Vice President, McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.; and Dan Fauchier, CMF, Senior Lean Coach—The ReAlignment Group

Through the use of High Performance Teaming, an owner can realize quantitative results on all aspects of a project — from performance enhancements and delivery of a high quality project to accommodation of a fast-track schedule, maintenance of a safe jobsite and fostering of camaraderie amongst all team members.  In this presentation, the speakers will discuss how the process drives all project participants to “project first” thinking, streamlining the team’s focus on what is ultimately best for the project.

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Using BIM to Achieve Early Team Integration

Chad Dorgan, VP, Quality & Sustainability and Jim Mynott, VP, Design Management

The long-term success of any design-build or integrated delivery project relies on the ability of the team to quickly organize at the beginning of the project with clear and concise goals that establish a framework for innovation and discipline during the preconstruction phase. With the right practices in place, a direct benefit can carry through to construction. In this presentation, the speakers discuss how they have successfully utilized BIM as the medium to achieve early team integration.

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