Wednesday | Sept 22, 2021 | 4:00pm – 4:45pm EDT

Theater 2

A mountain of data is coming at today’s modern program executives. Your organization, alone, is generating enough data to constitute a mountain. But in addition there is data being fed to you from every specialty contractor, building supplier, designer and construction management firm. An organization that is not prepared to manage this data can easily miss out on the advantages that harnessing this data can provide. In this session, hear from our customers that are at the forefront of data analytics for construction management and learn about what you could be doing now with e-Builder to better leverage the resources (Data Warehouse, Business Intelligence, Dashboards and Reporting) you already have at your fingertips.

Rick Niederstadt

Capital Program Support Manager
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District

Rick Niederstadt has over 20 years of experience in the engineering, design and construction industry. Rick started in the private sector as a consultant performing engineering, design, and construction management. Since 2000, Rick has been working with the Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District (MMSD). He started as a Resident Engineer (construction manager) before moving into the role of Construction Support Manager in 2012, and then into the role of Capital Program Support Manager in 2015.

Rick is responsible for the Project Controls, Construction Management, and Facilities Information/Geographic Information System groups at MMSD. Rick led the implementation of e-Builder at MMSD and utilized that opportunity to improve and enhance business process functionality, taking advantage of e-Builder’s configurability, transparency, and auditability. Rick is currently leading a second phase of e-Builder implementation whereby enhanced scheduling and labor resource management functionality will be used to manage internal labor costs and labor forecasts for project budgeting and control purposes.

Rick holds a Bachelor’s degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Marquette University and is a registered Professional Engineer.

Sergio Aranda

Sr. Account Executive | Trimble PPM

Sergio is proud to serve as a Sr. Account Executive with e-Builder. His experience spans 20 years in the software industry, 15 of those at e-Builder and 5 more in the utilities industry focused on Customer Information Systems. Sergio serves customers along the Northeast Region of the U.S. representing healthcare, K12, aviation, roads/bridges, water/wastewater, commercial development and government industries. 

Sergio is passionate about helping organizations come up with practical solutions to every-day challenges impacting capital project delivery. Sergio has authored multiple white papers and articles to promote solutions to the most common challenges impacting our industry. He has also presented at several events, including ODOT’s Annual Conference and CMAA’s National Conferences (2016, 2017, and 2018) covering a broad range of topics. Research projects include: Explorations in Data Mining, Taming Big Data with Business Intelligence, When Collaboration is a Barrier to Technology, and more. Sergio has represented e-Builder on industry organizations like the Construction Owners Association of America COAA, and CMAA’s Emerging Technologies Committee. 

Sergio majored in English Literature/Communications and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Florida International University.