🗞️ AEC/tech Newsletter #26

👋🏼 Hi there! The AEC/tech Newsletter supplements the TRXL Podcast to fill in the details of what’s happening in the AEC/tech landscape. Happy reading.

A peek behind the scenes at TRXL HQ.

I usually get the newsletter out over the weekend but this was a busy one around the house. I’ve started a new remodel project.

This edition highlights Skema's open beta for architectural design, the latest Confluence podcast episode discussing AI governance and ethics in AEC, and my appearance on the BIM Pure Live YouTube show covering digital practice implementation and industry trends.

Have a great week!

Recent posts on TRXL

Skema begins open beta

Skema is an emerging software platform revolutionizing architectural design with its BIM knowledge reuse engine. Co-founded by industry veteran Marty Rozmanith, who was recently on the podcast, Skema allows architects to efficiently reuse and adapt existing designs from previous Revit projects to leverage truly incredible time savings. Read more.

Confluence podcast S1E6: AI Governance and Ethics in AEC

In this episode of the Confluence podcast, Samaneh Zolfagharian, Ph.D., of YegaTech joins us to discuss AI governance and ethics in the AEC industry. Topics covered include the definition and importance of AI governance, ethical principles, the role of AI governance in AEC, and minimizing risks associated with AI. Read more.

BIM Pure Live

I had the pleasure of appearing on Nicolas Catellier's BIM Pure Live YouTube show, where we discussed a wide-range of topics such as implementing a digital practice, AEC tech, my podcasts, industry leaders, and trends in the industry. Read more.

Don’t miss the latest TRXL podcast episode!

141: ‘AI is Not Your Strategy’, with Mehdi Nourbakhsh and Scott Thompson
A conversation with Mehdi Nourbakhsh, Ph.D. and Scott Thompson.
Mehdi Nourbakhsh, PhD of YegaTech and Scott Thompson of SSOE Group join the podcast to talk about how they are working together to create an AI implementation strategy for a 1,000+ person AEC firm. We also talk about Mehdi’s latest book on AI for AEC, why firms should be working to develop technology implementation strategies based on business goals rather than simply chasing after the shiny new thing, the importance of focusing on people in the implementation of AI in the AEC industry, the need to address people-related challenges to create a culture of innovation, and more.