CADFORCE Presents at AIA LA – Tiger by the Tail

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AIA|LA TAP presents
Tiger by the Tail
Small firm strategies in BIM adoption

Friday October 22, 6 – 8 pm at USC’s Wong Conference Center (Harris Hall 101)

Presenters:
Tom Morales, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP (Outsource model)
Adjunct Professor, Cerritos College & BIM Consultant

Shobhit Baadkar (Collaborative model)
Principal, Titan AEC

Cliff S. Moser, MSQA, AIA, LEED AP (Partnering model)
VP Operations and Healthcare Practice, CADFORCE Inc.

So your excellent small design team has pitched for that great project with big technical and BIM design requirements. Suddenly you are awarded the project and need to build up your tech and production capacity quickly and professionally. Do you do it in-house and try to borrow to carry the overhead, or do you grab the tiger by the tail and form alliances that are flexible? How do you stay in control of the beast?

This session will involve an interactive discussion about streamlining the adoption of the BIM model in small architectural practices. It will cover the ways of collaborating and working with BIM providers and colleagues in order to ramp up quickly and effectively in providing professional services.

http://aialosangeles.org/event/aia-la-tap-presents-tiger-by-the-tail-small-firm-strategies-in-bim-adoption

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CADFORCE Leadership team is LEED certified

Not the team itself, but each individual is:

James Katz, VP of Corporate Affairs and company co-founder, has joined the architects on the team by passing the LEED Green Associate exam this month.

“I have always felt very strongly about sustainability. I am proud that to demonstrate it with this certification. LEED is not just for our architects and engineers.”

James Katz, LEED Green Associate

jkatz@cadforce.com

James Katz Solar Panels

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Andy Grove on How America can create jobs…

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Cadforce chosen to support document control on MLK Hospital Design Build

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Los Angeles Board of Supervisors approves $15 M in Construction Contracts for Inpatient Tower Renovation and Multi-Service Ambulatory Care Center Projects. In a Joint Venture with Gafcon, Sharepoint360, and Simpson & Simpson. Cadforce to focus on BIM information management on the project.

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CADFORCE BIM PM gives online advice about social networking for biz

Jonathan Scaggs, M Arch., Assoc. AIA
BIM Project Manager

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Jon’s article on using facebook for business gets published first by the AIA and then mentioned in this article from ‘Design Intelligence’.  Link below:

http://www.di.net/articles/archive/if_youre_not_online_youre/

We appreciate the mention despite incorrectly calling Jon an intern.

http://www.aia.org/practicing/groups/kc/AIAB080145

We are still debating if we will use facebook in-house.  We are sold on LinkedIn.

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