January 27, 2012

Adopting Lean Practices in the Architectural/Engineering Industry

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.