Category Archives: data scientist

Proprietary: the Dirtiest Word in Data

Should architects, engineers and contractors give it away? By this I’m not referring to pro-bono work. Companies have a proprietary right to their property. Firms own their work and have the right to give away the copyright. Possession is, after all, nine-tenths of the law. Firms have a right to make a living. But not […]

Welcome to Data Driven Design and Construction

Over the next year I will be writing a book, Data-Driven Design and Construction, to be published by John Wiley and Sons in 2015. The same folks who published my last book, BIM and Integrated Design, back in 2011. Since that book focused on information (the “I” in BIM), and this one on data, by […]