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Chaz Ross-Munro

Chaz Ross-Munro, CPSM is the Director of Marketing for ProjectMark and has been an AEC Marketer for 16 years.

Building Good Habits with Data

Building Good Habits with Data


Data is the backbone of decision-making, but how do we ensure that we have all the necessary data we need? In this blog post, we will explore the challenges of data collection and management and present a holistic approach to building good habits with data. We will cover the following topics:

  1. The Data Challenge: Why data collection is a challenge and why we don't always have the data we need.

  2. The Data Spree Approach: A common approach to data collection that has its pros and cons.

  3. The Customer Journey Approach: A more comprehensive and focused approach to collecting key data that emphasizes the creation of better data collection habits.

  4. Data Stewardship and Roles: The importance of empowering others to help with data management and ensuring that data is properly managed.

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Jake Albini a Panelist from Harvest Properties

Winning the Interview with Jake Albini

ProjectMark interviewed Jake Albini, the Construction and Development Director for Harvest Properties, in preparation for our upcoming webinar: Winning the Presentation. For Jake, he's always looking for partners who are willing to "explore the new," in the industry. From technology to process, Jake and his development firm look for partners that can exemplify a forward-thinking approach. In this post, we'll learn a little more about Jake Albini and the additional aspects he looks for in design and construction partners. 

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An Owner's Perspective on Debriefs

Howie Ferguson is the Executive Director of COAA, the Construction Owners Association of America.  Prior to beginning this role in August 2018, he served as Assistant Director and Senior Project Manager at the University of Florida and as an officer in the U.S. Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps. He is now focused on COAA’s mission, which is all about helping Owners be better Owners and improving both their project delivery and their project delivery experience.

In preparation for our June 15, 2022 webinar, we had a conversation about one of the topics Howie is most passionate about - debriefing. In this blog, we'll dive more into why debriefing is important and how AEC professionals can make the most of the opportunity to debrief.

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AEC Pursuit Panelist - Steve Dell'Orto

AEC Executive's Perspective on Partnering

Steve Dell'Orto is a recognized construction and building industry leader with deep expertise across project planning and pre-construction phases. Often called upon as a trusted advisor for general contractors, developers, asset investors, VC funds, and PE firms, he provides strategies that amplify growth and ROI. Steve is the Founder/CEO of ConCntric a collaborative SaaS platform focused on supporting the design, estimating, and planning professionals involved in the preconstruction/development phase of the project lifecycle. He is also a Venture Partner with Builders VC which helps founders in their mission to modernize antiquated industries. Steve is bringing that same focus on founder success as an Advisory Board member to several notable emerging prop-tech startups including TraceAir Technologies, Extracker, SafeAI, Inc., QuoteToMe, TargetDocs, and Soil Connect.


We had the opportunity to speak with Steve a little more about partnering for pursuits and Steve touched on several key elements to consider when partnering: partnering early, keeping the client top of mind while partnering, finding committed partners, and finding new partners.

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