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This session showcases a hands-on workshop to explore the tenets of lean manufacturing, process flow, variance reduction, and multi-trade coordination. Different simulations allow participants to take valuable information away and repeat it with their teams. There will feature a collaboration exercise to help bring together a multi-trade environment and experience the difference between chaos and calm. Hosted by Jeff Sample, Industry Evangelist, Nathan Wood, Executive Director, Construction Progress Coalition.
Jeff Sample has devoted the past 20+ years to transforming companies. Jeff optimizes companies throughout the construction industry by designing solutions, optimizing strategic advantages, and breaking down information silos. His passion for outdoor adventure and Ironman competitions garnered him the moniker “The Ironman of IT.”
Nathan C. Wood is the Executive Director of Construction Progress Coalition (CPC), a grassroots non-profit initiative to educate AEC professionals about the need for open interoperability standards between project delivery stakeholders. Nathan’s experience with Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Lean process improvement, and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) has led him to realize how even proven technology solutions can result in lost ROI when the needs of people and process are not addressed. Nathan balances his passion for data insights and stakeholder empathy through pragmatic adoption strategy, driving digital standards adoption in design and construction. When not fighting for open standards, Nathan also supports construction transformation as Chief Enabling Officer of SpectrumAEC, delivering speaking engagements, research publications and Design Thinking workshops.