Webcasts

Does Teamwork Really Matter?

Bob Betz, Senior Vice President 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 and 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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BIM: It's Not Just about the Model

Chad Dorgan, McCarthy Vice President Quality and Sustainability

Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) are services that almost all general contractors now provide as part of executing their work for an owner. In the past, the focus of these services has been on the creation of a model by the general contractor and subcontractors to help the coordinate their work. However, this model-centric view misses the true value BIM/VDC can bring to a project – improved collaboration, certainty of schedule and budget, and better solutions for the owner.

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Stanford Adult Hospital Case Study: Bringing More Certainty to a Project Utilizing Co-Location, Virtual Design and Construction Models

Kevin Lew, Design Manager

Projects are becoming more complex with higher demands to design and construct to a firm budget and schedule. Yet, many variables can occur, affecting cost and timing. By using collaboration techniques, technology, leveraged skill sets, and high performance teams, companies are able to eliminate variables and increase certainty. Hear how in this panel discussion which includes the owner, architect, subcontractor and contractor.

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The BIMportance of Being Early

Adam Lega, BIM Manager

Is the idea of good early decisions on a construction project pragmatically an oxymoron? The answer is no — it is totally possible (if not imperative). To do so, it's absolutely critical to learn the key parts of a BIM Project Execution Plan, which is covered on this web cast.

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