Architects and engineers spend their careers imagining solutions to difficult problems. They then apply their expertise to transform their ideas into buildable realities. A single AEC project generates enormous volumes of design documents, specs and tons of emails that are scattered across the firm and incredibly time-consuming to retrieve.
But today’s electronic information management systems can turn information chaos into structured libraries and auditable archives that capture knowledge so it can readily be found, and even offer itself when previously solved puzzles return.
ENR will sit down with a panel of architects and engineers who are successfully using electronic information management systems to capture and leverage their legacy ideas—as well as their new ones—to keep them more successful into the future.