On Episode 1, Salla Eckhardt, the Director of Transformation Services and Worldwide Construction Lead at Microsoft, joins Amy to discuss digital twins, her experiences
as a woman in the construction industry, and the future role of digital technologies
Check out more on Salla's work on her LinkedIn page including her recent post:
Digital Building Lifecycle: Taking BIM to the nth Dimension.
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0:44 Amy introduces Microsoft's Director of Transformation, Salla Eckhardt.
3:23 As a Finnish woman in this industry, do you find it rare that you work with other women, or do you find yourself working with men typically?
9:48 What are ways that you're looking into bringing human factors
13:19 What are some of the hallmarks that companies can enact to engage in this open innovation construct within their companies?
18:17 Do you have any projects that you wanted to share or talk about where you're guiding that conversation and helping them with the layers of technology that they need to see the vision?
20:20 So if you could build your dream kind of gadget of the future, let's say for 2050, just for you personally. What would it be and what would it do?
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