Sharkonomics
June 20, 2016

How Construction Will be Disrupted – Interview with Stefan Engeseth

Stefan Engeseth is author, consultant, speaker, CEO and Guest Professor. His latest book is Sharkonomics. In this podcast episode, we’re going to talk about what nature has taught Stefan and how that could be applied to the construction industry. / continue reading

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June 16, 2016

Connecting Real Estate Developers with Consultants – Interview with Savannah de Savary of IndustryHub

I had the pleasure of interviewing Savannah de Savary, Founder and CEO of IndustryHub. The company’s discovery platform enables real estate developers to find top architects, interior designers, engineers and other consultants.
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jaana-tyynismaa-jouni-honkala
June 15, 2016

Circular Economy for AEC Firms – Interview with Pöyry

I had the pleasure to visit the headquarters of Pöyry and meet with Jaana Tyynismaa and Jouni Honkala. In this episode 48 of the AEC Business Podcast we talk about circular economy. / continue reading

innovate-services-aec
June 8, 2016

Ten Ways to Innovate AEC Services – Part 2

Every company, big or small, can innovate. Companies that don’t innovate end up competing with their peers on the lowest profit. Here five ways to start innovating your next service (check out the first five). / continue reading

peter-vesterbacka-rovio
June 4, 2016

Peter Vesterbacka of Rovio: The FINEST Tunnel and More

Today, at the AEC Hackathon 3.2 Helsinki, Peter Vesterbacka of Rovio made two interesting announcements. He wants to build an undersea tunnel between Finland and Estonia and at the same time create the capital of Eurasia. / continue reading

Infrakit-construction-site
June 1, 2016

Managing Infrastructure Projects with Infrakit – Interview with Teemu Kivimäki

Finland has been in the vanguard in adopting building information modeling (BIM) for infrastructure construction. In this interview I discuss with Teemu Kivimäki, CEO of DCS Finland, how Infrakit helps in projects that use BIM. / continue reading

teatime-research
May 30, 2016

Virtual Reality for Homebuyers – Interview with Teatime Research

I visited the newly formed virtual reality startup Teatime Research, tried out their Showroom app demo, and interviewed the team. They let me step into a virtual apartment house, move around, and modify it to my liking. The experience was great! / continue reading

Phil-McKinney-killer-innovations
May 28, 2016

Killer Innovations – Interview with Phil McKinney

Phil McKinney is an award winning innovator of technologies and products used by 100’s of millions of consumers and businesses worldwide. In this interview, Phil shares ideas on how to innovate in the construction industry. / continue reading

innovate-services
May 17, 2016

Ten Ways to Innovate AEC Services – Part 1

Every company, big or small, can innovate. Companies that don’t innovate end up competing with their peers for the lowest profit. Here are five of the ten ways to start innovating your next service. / continue reading

future
May 10, 2016

The Changing Business Environment of Design in the Construction Industry

The Finnish Association of Consulting Firms (SKOL) organized its annual Consultants’ Day in April. The first presenter was the chairman of SKOL’s board, Markku Moilanen, of the Ramboll Group. His presentation addressed the changing business environment of design. / continue reading

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