David Haynes, AIA, LEED AP, Director of Consulting at Ideate, Inc. has spoken at numerous conferences about technology and business issues that affect the AECO (Architects, Engineers, Contractors, and Owners) industry. Recently, David spoke at Autodesk University and Revit Technology Conference about adopting Lean Business Practices in the A/E (Architects/Engineers) community.
In the most recent AECbytes issue, David’s article addresses bringing the best practices learned in other industries (manufacturing) to A/E design workflow practices. This article is a must read for everyone in the A/E community looking to maximize profits, reduce waste, create a better design experience for customers, and increase customer retention.
AECbytes Viewpoint Article: Adopting Lean Practices in the Architectural/Engineering Industry
For more information on the software solutions, training and consulting Ideate provides, please visit the Ideate, Inc. homepage.
David Haynes, NCARB, PMP, LEED AP
Ideate Director of Consulting
David is a Registered Architect, Project Management Certified Professional, who previously had his own architectural practice and was President of a commercial design–build construction company for 15 years. A graduate of University of Arizona, he has worked as an Architect, contractor, developer and as a national construction manager for a national retailer. David currently provides business process analysis, data integration, and change management solutions for AEC clients across the United States involved in the design and construction industry. Follow David on Twitter.