Community & Events
Introductions, discuss topics about the OpenSpace Community and events
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📢 We announced that @krystal.wu joined the OpenSpace Community team about a month ago. After some time getting her onboarded and figuring out our new process as a team, we want to connect back with you all! The OpenSpace Community Team is hosting Office Hours so you can meet both Krystal and me! 🤓 Let’s discuss what we, as the Community Team, have brewing and see if that aligns with what you want.💡 Let’s discuss your OpenSpace Community experience and what ideas or suggestions you have to improve that experience.🤝🏻 Let’s get to know each other better!Getting to know the people who make up our Community and hearing your requests and ideas just helps us make the Community better for you 😊 SIGN UP for the Community Team office hours hereWe didn’t set a dedicated day or time. We have our calendars synced in the sign-up form, so you can schedule a day/time that works best for you for a 30-minute meeting. We wanted to be as flexible as possible!
Hello OpenSpace Community friends, we’re so happy you’re here!It would be great to know who’s who in the Community while we’re actively engaging with each other So please introduce yourself in the comments below and connect with other members. I’ll start!My name’s Nikiya and I’m the Community Manager at OpenSpace. Prior to joining OpenSpace, I worked in construction for about five years as a Project Engineer and a Project Manager for both a GC and a CM firm. I’ve been enjoying my role at OpenSpace, meeting you all, and hearing about your career paths and ideas for innovation in the industry. Hit me up if you have any questions, concerns, ideas to make our Community better, or just to say hi Looking forward to meeting you all!
Hello OpenSpace Community!As we continue growing, we are starting to plan out different events to get you all connected and meeting each other. We especially want to hold regional events so you can network with those near you.In order to do this, we need your help!We need to know where you all are located, so we can coordinate events around your locations.All you have to do:Please make sure COUNTRY is filled out in your Community profile. Adding CITY would also help, but at a bare minimum, we are only asking for COUNTRY. NOTE - The CITY field is actually private so only you and the OpenSpace Community Managers (who are planning the events) can see your city. Other Community members won’t have access to that information should you choose to include it.From there, our team can gather the data to see what events in what locations would make most sense So essentially, completing the COUNTRY (and even CITY) field in your Community profile is like adding a vote for an event where you are
We’re incredibly proud to share this new video with you that features our friends at MAPP Construction and showcases a very meaningful and extremely challenging project: Phase 7 of The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, Louisiana. Watch this brief video to go behind the scenes of the build and meet the core team that delivered one of MAPP’s most complex projects to date. You’ll hear how MAPP used OpenSpace to collaborate across a distributed team—enabling the owner, GC, architect, and trade partners to get the job done together, working shoulder to shoulder. If you’d like to dig deeper, you can also watch this webinar to hear the team talk at greater length about the project, including how the Super saved 20-30% of his time by leveraging the BIM model on-site.Shout out to our community members @Clayton Samson, @Tyler Schmitz, and @larthurwalsh from MAPP for allowing us to be part of this historic project!
Hello folks!I’d like to introduce myself! My name is Wren Figueroa Cotrone my pronouns are They/He and I’m the Director of Customer Support here at OpenSpace! I will be acting as our the Community Manager here at Openspace. I live in the New York Finger Lake region and love reading, writing, spending time with my wife and our pets and playing games of just about all types!I am excited to get to know you folks and help bring to you all the new and exciting things we are doing at OpenSpace.This community is incredibly important to us and we want to make sure we are delivering the excellent level of content you’ve come to expect! We will be bringing you programming including roadmap details, customer spotlights and more! Please keep your eyes peeled for new community programming starting soon! Thanks!!Wren
Hi OpenSpace Community,This is a very bittersweet post as I share with you that I am leaving OpenSpace. I have had the most fulfilling and rewarding journey the last few years, getting to know you all and building the OpenSpace Community with you. Many of you have been along this journey with me from the start, even before we had this space to become connected with each other. I am filled with so much pride and gratitude as I reflect back on what we have accomplished together: 🛠 taking your insights and feedback and continuously improving OpenSpace to build the best products for the construction industry; 🎉 having fun with all our competitions and events, both online and in person; and most importantly, 👥 fostering meaningful personal and professional relationships with each other, truly building a community of passionate and innovative construction professionals.While I won't be at OpenSpace anymore, I will always be connected to the construction industry (I've dedicated over a dec
Two weeks ago, we held our first-ever in-person Waypoint Community Summit in San Francisco and we enjoyed meeting the Community members who were able to join us! 💙 Thank you again to all our attendees for spending the whole day with us. We know taking even just one day off your projects is a big ask, let alone multiple days for those of you who flew in from out of town. While half of our attendees were local to the San Francisco Bay Area, the other half were from different cities and states! (Florida, North Carolina, Texas 😱🛫) So we truly appreciated your presence, engagement, partnership, and feedback.🙏 @Michael Driscoll @tjmacklin @Scott Bouchard @Juliana Milanov @Luis Vindel @j.Raskin (+ others who are not in our online Community yet, but we still consider part of our broader OpenSpace Community 🤗) Here are some highlights from our action-packed day 🌟 📺 Virtual Waypoint Watch PartyWe joined everyone else online in watching Waypoint! We also got a bonus celebration after atten
We had so much fun at Waypoint 2023, and we’d like to thank our OpenSpace Community for showing up and experiencing it with us 💙 We are excited to share that access to the recordings from this year's Waypoint is now available! If you could not join us live, make sure to get caught up on all the sessions:🎥 WAYPOINT RECORDINGS 2023 🎥
Can we get an Openspace shop within the Community where we can order the blue camera mounts and the washers that you stick to your hard hats? Currently I bother my incredible customer success manager with this task. That probably isn't even in his job description but @Wesley DuBose hooks it up everytime!
🌟 In case you missed it on our Community Events Calendar, we are very excited to be holding our first-ever in-person Waypoint Community Summit on June 8th, the same day that we are broadcasting the virtual Waypoint event! 🌟 Make sure to check out the event listing for full details and to register, but below is a quick summary:📆 WHEN - Thursday, June 8th, 2023, full day (There's an optional happy hour in the afternoon of June 7th, 2023 to kick things off!) 📍 WHERE - Werqwise (149 New Montgomery St. 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105) 👥 WHO - OpenSpace Product Team + maximum 25 OpenSpace users/Community members 💡 WHAT - Waypoint watch party in the morning, followed by product workshops with the OpenSpace Product team in the afternoon 🚨 Please note that this is an exclusive event with limited registration for up to 25 OpenSpace users because we want to make sure all attendees are able to participate in hands-on workshops with each other & the OpenSpace Product team. Make sure
📢 We recently announced and opened registration for Waypoint 2023, our virtual customer summit on Thursday, June 8, 2023. As we do at this event every year, we want to feature our Community! We are looking for a Community guest speaker to be featured at Waypoint by sharing their experience with being a member of the OpenSpace Community. Since the event is virtual, you can be the guest speaker no matter where you’re located! This is your chance to be highlighted in front of the global construction industry as an innovator and influencer in the space If you are interested in being the Community guest speaker for Waypoint 2023, please submit this short application by Tuesday April 18, 2023, 11:59 PM PDT. We will review applications and announce the chosen guest speaker by Thursday April 20, 2023. See below for answers to some of the questions you may be considering before applying. (But if you’re even asking yourselves these questions to begin with, we think you should apply 😉) WHAT W
Mark your calendars 📆Waypoint will return on June 8, 2023! Waypoint is OpenSpace’s user conference, and we’re back for the third year in a row 😀 More information on this year’s sessions is on the way. We can’t wait to connect and learn with our Community again. In the meantime, revisit the experience from previous years and get excited for what’s to come this year:Waypoint 2021 Waypoint 2022
👋 Hello OpenSpace Community!New and exciting changes are coming for us 😀 Late last year we reached our one-year Community anniversary. We took that opportunity to reflect and assess the engagement trends up to this point to make certain we continue to focus on the optimal value the Community provides for our members. A Product-Focused Community What we learned from our analysis is that you highly value the OpenSpace Community’s connection to Product. Our Product Ideas section is our most visited page in the Community, a majority of the discussions in the forums are centered on the products, and one of the top Community requests has always been for more product education, tutorials, and paths to certification. We appreciate your feedback and are making the Community more product-focused moving forward. Here are some changes you can expect in the next several months to reinforce what is working well in the Community: 💡 We recently updated our Product Ideas process to provide you with
Unlock the Power of OpenSpace Reality Capture Technology: An On-Demand Webinar with Lee Kennedy Company
Here at the OpenSpace Community, one of our missions is to continue learning from other OpenSpace users and through resources about the product and community. So, are you looking for ways to take your construction projects to the next level? Well, you're in luck because we've got a great on-demand webinar that you will want to check out. Christopher O'Neil, Director of VDC at Lee Kennedy Company, is sharing with us how his company uses OpenSpace reality capture technology to optimize operations across the lifecycle of all construction projects, from pre-construction all the way to completion. You'll learn how Lee Kennedy uses OpenSpace to:Streamline pre-bid walk-throughs Improve project management and coordination Efficiently document active projects Simplify observations and field notes Accelerate approvals Compare BIM to job site conditions and track progress This on-demand webinar is only 14 minutes long, but it's packed with valuable information you can use immediately on your proj
2022 has come to a close and now it’s time for theOpenSpace Community Closeout! This past year, 🌎 we grew our Community network across many different countries, 👥 we learned a lot from each other by getting into conversations and sharing tips & tricks and insights, and 💡we helped push the OpenSpace product to the next level by submitting innovative ideas to make it more effective for the industry. From all the virtual competitions and challenges to in-person events like Innovation Day, 2022 gave us many moments of growing, learning, and innovating together. Before we fully move into 2023, let’s revisit some of what we have been able to accomplish together last year 😊 Thank you all for continuing to build this Community with us.On to 2023! #BuiltForYouByYou
As we near the end of the year, the Community team reflects on the many incredible members who have joined 🤝, the exciting events that have taken place 📆, and all the new ideas posted 💡. However, an important area to consider is that your feedback is part of that reflection. To make your voice heard and be part of the Community's development, we'd appreciate it if you could take a minute to ✅ fill out this 3-question survey ✅ This information will help our team better understand the impact and value of the Community to our members and for future growth come 2023.Thank you to everyone who is part of the OpenSpace Community. We are incredibly grateful for each of you supporting this space and being part of a community of individuals who grow, learn, and innovate together!
Welcome to the Community Holiday Party Contests Page Thank you to everyone who could join us and participate in the Community Holiday Party. Let's spread the holiday cheer through fun games and prizes to join in on the excitement of what's new in Product for OpenSpace! Below you will see two contests going on (Bingo & Giveaway), giving you multiple opportunities to win and play! See below for details. Win a $20 Amazon gift card by finding key words from the holiday party event. 🎁 HOW TO PLAY THE COMMUNITY HOLIDAY PARTY BINGO:Save the BINGO card below. Throughout the Holiday Party, tune in to the discussion from the Product team to spot the BINGO keywords and then match them to the BINGO card below. Complete one line in a row or diagonally to win BINGO! Take a photo of your completed BINGO card and post it as a comment below to win a gift card. Only attendees of the Community Holiday Party are entered to participate. From there, we will coordinate sending you your $20 Amazon gift
The OpenSpace community is getting more and more connected and is growing at a really fast rate. I believe it would be really beneficial if we had a search bar in the leaderboards with this formatting below. It can help with searching posts from all different members by searching names.
We had a blast with our Community at our first-ever Virtual Holiday Party yesterday! Thank you to everyone who spent it with us -- whether you were joining at the end of your workday, squeezing it in while you were on site, or sitting in a busy office. We appreciate you! For those who couldn’t be there with us (or for those who could but want to relive the festive moments), here’s a recap: 🌍 In our small gathering limited to 30 registrants, we had representation from EIGHT countries! It’s amazing how global our Community has gotten. 🎄 People really SHOWED UP for our Holiday Cheer Challenge 👏 We saw a custom Zoom background featuring the OpenSpace logo, experienced a memorable feature on haunted Christmas, heard a touching family story, celebrated career achievements, and much more! 🥇 In the end, @Michael Driscoll got the most votes for his dedication to showcasing his Holiday Spirit in the middle of his workday. I’m in an office full of people and I’m the only one dressed up… My ow
OpenSpace Community! We want to close off 2022 with you all!Join us on Wednesday, December 14, 2022from 8-9 AM PST for our first-ever (virtual)Community Holiday Party 🎉 💡 Hear from our Product Team on a 2022 recap and a 2023 look-ahead👥 Connect with other OpenSpace Community members🎁 Play some games for a chance to win some holiday prizes! There are limited spots, so make sure to register ASAP. You won’t want to miss this!Note: Only registered OpenSpace Community members who are also OpenSpace users will be able to join this party. After registering for this event, our team will confirm that you meet these requirements before you receive the details to join. If you are an OpenSpace user but not an OpenSpace Community member yet, we invite you to sign up and be part of the Community!
OpenSpace is coming to you on our Waypoint City Tour following our virtual summit!🌎🌍🌏 Join us in person to hear from and connect with other Community members, fellow industry leaders, and the OpenSpace team. We are eager to take this experience on the road and meet our incredible Community members in person. There will be many locations we are traveling to, which means many opportunities to connect, learn and innovate. Say hi, learn about the OpenSpace product, and stay until the end for a fun networking happy hour. Here’s a list of all the locations for the Waypoint City Tour: October 27, 2022 | San Francisco, CA November 1, 2022 | New York City, NY November 3, 2022 | Dallas, TX November 8, 2022 | Arnhem, Netherlands November 10, 2022 | Sydney, Australia November 15, 2022 | Hong Kong, HK November 18, 2022 | Tokyo, Japan November 24, 2022 | London, UK November 29, 2022 | Toronto, CAN Do a date and location match up for you? Click the location to register and share
Thank you to everyone who joined us at Waypoint this past Wednesday for the ultimate #WaypointWednesday celebration 🎉 As I announced at Waypoint, we are celebrating the One-Year Anniversary of our OpenSpace Community throughout the month of October!!! 🎂🥇 This is a big milestone for our Community, and OpenSpace cannot thank you all enough for building this Community with us. To celebrate our anniversary, we are holding our Yeti sweepstakes 🎊 All you have to do is make sure you’re registered in the Community by October 31st, 2022, 11:59 PM PDT. Everyone registered by that deadline will be entered into our sweepstakes, and one lucky member will win a Yeti Tundra 45 Hard Cooler 🎁 The winner will be announced in the Community on November 1st, 2022. Read full terms & conditions here. We also announced that we will be holding our first-ever OpenSpace Community Summit early next year, and there’s a chance to win a ticket to that summit with up to $2,000 of your flight and hotel costs
As we continue our OpenSpace Community Anniversary celebrations this whole month of October, we reflected on our first year with you all, building and growing this network together. You can read the blog post here:Reflections on the First Year of OpenSpace Community 🤝 (Shoutout to@Dante DeFazio @JMandersPHX @Cameron Wahl @Justin Haas! We have some of your quotes and activities featured in the blog post 😉) The OpenSpace Community provides a unique opportunity for builders to connect with one another, share their expertise, pitch new ideas, and so much more. We are so grateful for all of our Community members who have helped us build this space, and we look forward to our continued partnership for many more years. We always say that this OpenSpace Community is #BuiltForYouByYou so make sure to also watch Pathfinder Helio Monteiro’s (@Helio) own reflection on his journey through the first year of OpenSpace Community to hear directly from one of our Community members! If you are not ye
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