Greg Sweeney, director of technical design for Rossetti, said data such as documents, equipment warranties, shop drawings, plans and emails that are developed in sports construction represents “a tremendous asset” that’s often wasted after the venue opens.  “The industry is currently in a transition period with the move to actively use this data for the entire life of the building,” Sweeney said. “Stadiums have become complex to the point where they are like a city of items that must be maintained and monitored. Stadiums must have a more well-thought-out plan for the operations and maintenance of their buildings.” Rossetti is currently working with the USTA at the National Tennis Center to digitize the facility management process for the dozen buildings on the campus, identifying the maintainable and trackable assets and creating connections between 3-D building models, PDFs and facilities management software to generate orders and tracking. “Eventually the model will… Continue Reading Data Craze Finds Its Way to Venue Operations

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