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  • Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 3

    Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 3

    11/09/2018 Duração: 32min

    The last Recap of Voice of Blockchain 2018 featuring Sharon Burns COO of the Chicago Blockchain Project shares her debut project and shares how using a blockchain platform to enable better tracking for the philanthropic funding process.   I also speak with Lindsay shares her thoughts on diversity and inclusion as from panel she shared also with Sharon. Lindsay explains the importance of challenging mindsets and cultural norms helps long-term strategy.   Lastly, we have Paul Doherty back with sharing an intriguing conversation that Lindsay and Paul had on things to consider for new tech and crypto million & billionaires to consider launching an economic development project. Speakers: Sharon Burns - Blockdata4Good Lindsay Nuon - Stranger Labs Paul Doherty - The Digit Group   Previous Episodes: Voice of Blockchain Recap 2018 Part 2 Voice of Blockchain Recap 2018 Part 1

  • Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 2

    Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 2

    05/09/2018 Duração: 01h20s

    The first-panel discussion about Interfacing of Technology and Local Government was led by Alexandra Prodromos Executive Director at the Chicago Blockchain Center. Panelists included Sunil Thomas, Cluster CIO and the State of Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology, Christopher Cutter Mountain Ethos, and Lisa Nestor partnerships at Stellar.  The second panel discussion about Blockchain Opportunities in Special Economic Zones hosted Lotta Moberg, where she is the author of The Political Economy of Special Economic Zones, Concentrating Economic Development and Paul Doherty, president and CEO of The Digit Group, a leading Smart Cities design and solutions company actively applies the use of blockchain in his projects and  provides consultancy on how to apply it in smart cities. Presenters: Alexandra Prodromos - Bloq Sunil Thomas - State of Illinois Department of Innovation & Technology Christopher Cutter - Mountain Ethos Lisa Nestor - Stellar Lotta Moberg - Author and Senior Macro Analyst at

  • Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 1

    Voice of Blockchain 2018 Recap: Part 1

    03/09/2018 Duração: 54min

    This episode is the first of Voice of Blockchain Conference recap episodes. Here are two panel discussions discussion how blockchain can be used in the built environment. The first panel discussion about "Construction Use Cases" with Brittanie Campbell-Turner, Kimon Onuma, Rob Salvador, and Micheal Bordenaro The 2nd panel discussion covers the topic of  "Building Information Modeling, Blockchain, & Legal Contracts Selling Next Year's Exhibitor Locations" with Kimon Onuma, James Salmon, Micheal Bordenaro, Patrick Kijek, and Joe Herandez. Presenters:  Kimon Onuma - BIM Storm James Salmon - Collaborative Construction Micheal Bordenaro - Asset Leadership Network Joe Herandez - Chicago Blockchain Project Patrick Kijek - Chicago Blockchain Project Rob Salvador -  Digibuild Previous Podcasts:  How to Create Risk Transparency with BIM, IPD, and Blockchain Create Agitley and Efficiency: Open Architecture as a Platform Music My: Epic Music Supervision Show Notes:    

  • Digitization of Effective Team Building Strategies of Major Projects

    Digitization of Effective Team Building Strategies of Major Projects

    28/08/2018 Duração: 37min

    Today we are speaking with Tony Llewellyn, he is the Collaborative Director at Resolex. He is the author of two team coaching books, Performance Coaching for Complex Projects, influencing behavior and enabling change & the supporting toolkit - The Team Coaching Toolkit, 55 Tools, and Techniques for Building Brilliant Teams. We review team dynamic and how the industrial age has conditioned us for productivity but has gotten us to a stop gap. and how blockchain can teach us about effective teams and resilience within those teams. We talk about Tuckman’s stages of team development, resiliency building, how to build effective teams. About Resolex: Resolex Find Tony:  Email Twitter Linkedin Personal Website

  • How to Be Flexible with Smart Contracts

    How to Be Flexible with Smart Contracts

    21/08/2018 Duração: 30min

    Amy Wan, Esq., Founder and Chief Legal Hacker at Sagewise. She was previously a Partner at a law firm and original general counsel of a real estate crowdfunding startup. We talk about how Sagewise provides dispute resolution for smart contracts, what her thoughts on the future of smart contracts and how to responding to more enterprise needs, and lastly how Private / permission can provide more flexible scenarios.  Attend Voice of Blockchain event at Navy Pier in Chicago: Voice Of Blockchain Learn more about Amy Wan and Sagewise: Sagewise Twitter  Telegram Music by: Epic Music Supervision Show Notes:

  • Blockchain for Collaborative Communities

    Blockchain for Collaborative Communities

    14/08/2018 Duração: 01h02min

    Ephraim Feig, is an IEEE Life Fellow and has a Ph.D. in Mathematics. He was the manager of Signal Processing and Coding at IBM’s Watson Research Center; CTO and CMO at Kintera, an early cloud company; Senior Director of Services Architecture at Motorola; and Associate CIO for Vision and Strategy at Social Security Administration. He is an inventor on 33 US patents and author on over 100 research publications in a plethora including blockchain. I invited Ephraim on the podcast to talk with me about the enterprise use of blockchain solutions, trust based relationship between collaboratively working enterprise teams and how those behaviors impact how that changes the way a blockchain should work. We talk about how and why we should be more critical of what is typically described as a blockchain solution ( and the difference between Bitcoin blockchain and Git). Lastly our discussion points out ways to to support more collaboration, and promote more trusting relationships with the data structure of blockchain. E

  • How to Reduce Risk by Leveraging an Engineering Cooperative

    How to Reduce Risk by Leveraging an Engineering Cooperative

    08/08/2018 Duração: 48min

    Thomas Wendling is an advisor to the Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium, (IEBC) a professional systems engineer at Jacobs Engineering, and a co-founder of, a blockchain engineering platform cooperative. I spoke with Dan Robles from the Integrated Engineering Blockchain Consortium, (IEBC) in episode 66 at EP 66, who birthed the idea of an engineering resume that promotes training to fill the skill gap and reduces the risk on engineering design. I’ve met Thomas because he is an advisor to the IEBC and we are working together contributing to, a blockchain engineering platform cooperative.  We talk about this economic value model that can help to reduce risk by understanding the intrinsic value of a person who has a skill regardless of background. Before we cover CoEng, I discuss with Thomas about what has been doing in his career with Jacobs. We talk about the current state of infrastructure - the notion of obsolescence of physical or capital property or assets, and what

  • Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Wuji Foundation

    Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Wuji Foundation

    31/07/2018 Duração: 42min

    Stephen Cutter, Chief Visionary Officer of the Wuji Foundation was at the world economic forum, he participated in a hackathon and spoke about how blockchain can be used to help generate quantifiable -  rewards for the regenerative earth action. In this episode we talk about the benefits to building awareness of natural habitats for humans and how contributing to it can help businesses and individuals be more successful in the contributions to work and performance. We talk about incentivizing behavior to encouraging a new standard to valuing our built environments and the humans in it. It is a blockchain platform that tracks trees being planted and issues rewards for the regenerative earth action. Learn More at the Wuji Foundation and their partners: About Wuji twitter One Minnesota I am Alive and Awake Give Music By: Epic Music Supervision Show Notes:

  • Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Brickschain

    Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Brickschain

    24/07/2018 Duração: 36min

    Bassem Hamdy, CEO and co-founder of Brickschain. Brickschain is a blockchain as-built data handover and chronicle solution. He has been serving this industry by providing technology solutions for the AEC industry for 19 years and his passion is in providing owners with more information about their built assets - increasing value in the long term for resale, providing key information and consensus-driven operations and maintenance manuals.  He says, “95% of project data gets lost - The complexity of budgeting, planning, and managing a construction project leaves major gaps in recording transactions in a permanent and coordinated manner. He wants to make using project data after you complete your project is easy, transitioning into managing your built asset and for the future owners.  Learn more about Bassem Hamdy and Brickschain:  Brickschain LinkedIn Bassem Hamdy  LinkedIn Brickschain 1(833) Brickschain Music By: Epic Music Supervision Show Notes:

  • Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Shelterzoom

    Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Shelterzoom

    17/07/2018 Duração: 39min

    Chao Cheng-Shorland, CEO of ShelterZoom Corp a blockchain-based online offer solution talks with us about how to make offers for real estate online. It streamlines the process of making real estate offers, reducing paperwork and bringing greater openness and transparency about when offers have been made and acceptance information - making it available for the MLSs to simply plug into. She talks about how how this solution will help buyers, sellers, landlords, and tenants with the up front offer process up to just prior to the legal documentation in place and their plans to enable a global market. Learn More about Chao Cheng-Shorland and Shelterzoom Shelterzoom Reddit Twitter Instagram Facebook Email: [email protected] Chao Cheng-Shorland Linkedin  Music By: Epic Music Supervision Show Notes:

  • Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: BuildSort

    Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: BuildSort

    10/07/2018 Duração: 37min

    Chris Dorian is the CEO and Founder at BuildSort, where BuildSort is a blockchain technology that assists with the building and construction industry to support supply chain, documentation, tracking project management metrics, in addition to integration with BIM. In episode 57, Kimon Onuma talked about Creating Agility and Efficiency by using Architecture as a Platform  - that episode is very useful to understand what BuildSort provides because we cover how to make the data in BIM models useful.  Building architects and engineers are using building information modeling however, there’s a lot of rework in the system in order for the data in the models to be useful.  The general contractor, trades, and suppliers often work together to rebuild review and approve usable BIM models for their scope of work. If companies were able to sell their data back and forth with one another on a platform it would reduce the amount of rework in the industry and THIS is what BuildSort provides. Chris has a background in st

  • Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Touchplan

    Disrupting Ourselves in the Built Environment: Touchplan

    03/07/2018 Duração: 41min

    Michael Carr, is the President of MOCA’s software products division, Touchplan and a co-founder of MOCA. He has 20 years of construction management experience with significant expertise in project controls. He currently leads the development of Touchplan. Prior to launching Touchplan, he served in multiple leadership and operational roles within MOCA providing construction management services to owners. We talk about scheduling on the job site, the benefits of collaboratively discussing the field planning via the Last Planner System or pull- planning.  The Last Planner System allows for improvement in all company functions, project teams, owners, and designers. Touchplan is a digital Last Planner System based platform that calls for a team for building a record of transparent, trusted, and accountable information. Find out more about Michael Carr and Touchplan: Touchplan  Twitter  Touchplan LinkedIn Michael Carr LinkedIn YouTube Facebook Show Notes: Music By Epic Musi

  • Lean In Design 2018 Recap

    Lean In Design 2018 Recap

    27/06/2018 Duração: 34min

    We speak with attendees from the Lean Construction Institute Design Forum in this episode. The Lean Construction Institute Design Forum was hosted in conjunction with American Institute of Architects ( AIA ) and Project Production Systems Laboratory (P2SL). The focus of the event broadly covered the way Lean influences Design phase.  I am so grateful to all of the guest on the show who spoke up about their experience. In this mashup are covering Learning Sessions Keynote Speech  Panel Discussions Advice on how to Implement Lean - examples of hurdling fear, diminishing ego, and building familial relationships. Overall Design Forum Feedback Plans for the Lean Construction Institute Congress Find out more about this episode: Lean Construction Institute LCI Congress 2018  American Institute of Architects  Project Production Systems Laboratory - P2SL Find out more about our guests in this episode: Glenn Ballard - P2SL  Felipe Engineer - Manriquez - McCarthy Building Companies Nick

  • Cyber Security in the Built Environment as we Move into the Next Industrial Revolution

    Cyber Security in the Built Environment as we Move into the Next Industrial Revolution

    19/06/2018 Duração: 47min

    Harvey Johnson with PBMares’ cyber and control risk service leader or Partner in charge. As technology is becoming more integrated with our personal and work lives we are now more able to talk with our buildings and other systems.   The emergence of predictive analytics, mobile technology, and wearables to systems using the Internet of things, is the cause for data security is becoming more and more important. Harvey Johnson and we discuss how major companies put themselves at security risk every day and how they can get compromised through construction tools and software. It is about putting the right protocols in place. We talk about how to answer the interoperability alongside -  security concerns, improved intelligence, risk reduction ANd of course how blockchain will play into all of this. Find more information on PBMares: PBMares Linkedin PBMares Twitter PB Mares Website Link to Constructrr Feedback Forum: Click to give feedback

  • My Journey of High Performance and Personal Reflections of Constructrr Podcast

    My Journey of High Performance and Personal Reflections of Constructrr Podcast

    12/06/2018 Duração: 28min

    My thoughts and lessons learned about podcasting about the built environment. I'm breaking down into two categories. I’ve learned loads from my podcast guests and from conversations I’ve had with listeners on LinkedIn or via email, or after hopping on a call.  I’ve learned so much from my industry practitioners that are industry related, but I also learned some really interesting personal and business growth findings these are going to teach you a little more about me which you don't get the opportunity to speak with me often.   Hearing from you and your opinions about you value would be a wonderful present for me. Constructrr Podcast Feedback Link    

  • Bringing Clarity to Pre-Design and Accelerating the Test Fit Decision Making Process

    Bringing Clarity to Pre-Design and Accelerating the Test Fit Decision Making Process

    05/06/2018 Duração: 30min

    Todd Burns is the President of Project and Development Services and General Contracting Units at JLL in the Americas. He is the chair of the global practice board with responsibility for the Americas representing and ensuring that the organization provides similar processes and results globally. He is responsible for driving the strategy and growth of the organization with operating control over 3800 employees in 30 major markets in the US. We discuss a new product that Todd and his team developed called Insite. “InSite pulls in cost data that JLL has collected for their Office fit out guide, and allows project teams and their client to see instantaneously how changes to the plan will impact their budget.” We discuss the importance of Leveraging Data from previous projects across the globe - Taking that history and the lessons to support smarter decisions. For More information about Insights, JLL, and Todd Burns: Todd Burns JLL Research JLL Office Fitout Guide JLL Insite

  • How to Use Real Estate as a Brand and Bring Transparency to the Workplace

    How to Use Real Estate as a Brand and Bring Transparency to the Workplace

    30/05/2018 Duração: 42min

    Vik Bangia is the Founder and CEO of Verum Consulting, LLC, a Corporate Real Estate strategy and operations consulting firm. Where Verum is Latin for Truth. Vik also serves on the Global Board of Directors for CoreNet Global, and the board of Rebuilding Together Twin Cities, a non-profit that provides critical home repairs for homeowners in need. He is also the faculty member of CoreNet Global's Executive Development Programs. Vik and I spoke on a panel at International Facility Management Association Facility Fusion here in Chicago. Many of you may experience obstacles internal to your organizations where you are not able to proceed in carrying your ideal CRE goals. Or not be able to effectively make informed decisions where HR / IT data is incorporated. Vik and I spoke about how to hurdle these obstacles by the adoption of technology and collaboration in FM and Workplace. We also spoke about how to make the RFP process fun again, and we touch on the future of smart cities. Where to find out more about Vi

  • Microgrid: Creating Resiliency for Cities and Establishing a New Energy Marketplace

    Microgrid: Creating Resiliency for Cities and Establishing a New Energy Marketplace

    22/05/2018 Duração: 42min

    Maggie Clout, Business Development Manager at Siemens. She is the lead business developer for 17 project wins of New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) NYPrize Community Microgrid Program. We discuss a pilot project where Siemens worked with a company, LO3, to transact, buy and sell solar energy between neighbors on a blockchain. From a real estate standpoint using a Microgrid platform can allow for transparency in how much energy you've used,  sold, bought, and what the financial benefits are. It opens up a door for real estate owners to generate income from unused electricity or heat generation in their portfolios.  Where to find out more about Maggie Clout:  Twitter Maggie's email LinkedIn

  • The Intersection of Blockchain and Lean

    The Intersection of Blockchain and Lean

    15/05/2018 Duração: 56min

    Thomas Cox is a lean leadership coach and practitioner who found himself really interested in blockchain. He has focused his efforts on the governance aspect of blockchain because of the influence it has on relationships, resources, and collaboration. He was a former governor candidate, and he has a unique view on leadership lean and blockchain. He brings experience in these three areas and he sees the intersection these components working together so that an organizational culture can be created and sustained. Where to find out more about Thomas Cox:  LinkedIn  Twitter Email Tom on Leadership Podcast Books Mentioned: The Fifth Discipline: The Art & Practice of The Learning Organization The Machine That Changed the World The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Values, and Spiritual Growth The 20% Solution: Using Rapid Redesign to Create Tomorrow's Organizations Today The Toyota Way: 14 Management Principles from the World's Greatest Manufacturer Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice

  • How to Create Risk Transparency with BIM, IPD and Blockchain

    How to Create Risk Transparency with BIM, IPD and Blockchain

    08/05/2018 Duração: 01h49s

    James Salmon, President of Collaborative Construction, LLC and Executive Director of the American Subcontractor Association of Ohio. James Salmon was part of our panel at our Blockchain in Construction event here in Chicago. In Kimon Onuma’s episode here, we talk about Creating Agility and Efficiency and Open Architecture as a Platform, Kimon mentioned James. We connected after that interview and I invited him to speak at my Blockchain in Construction event. James is a lawyer by trade, and is passionate about the Common Data Environment, BIM/ Integrated Contract Models which led him to Blockchain. The interesting thing about James is that as a lawyer, he is more passionate about openness so that everyone sees everyone’s cards on the table face up versus closed, competitive, and adversarial contractual nature of construction. Mentioned Interviews Link to the Podcast with Cottrell Title Mentioned Constructrr Podcasts: Kimon Onuma - Create Agility and Efficiency with Open Architecture as a Platform S

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