Architect and technology entrepreneur
Stephen R Hagan FAIA is recognized as an industry expert on technology | innovation , real estate, and the construction marketplace. In August 2012, Stephen retired from the federal government after 37 years and is now consulting about BIM, Innovation and Online Technologies. Steve is President | CEO of Hagan Technologies in Reston, VA. Stephen is currently a member of the AIA Documents Committee.
Stephen was program and project management lead for the U.S. General Services Administration PBS Project Information Portal (PIP) and a founding member of the GSA 3D / 4D Building Information Model (BIM) team. The AIA TAP Innovation awards program, which Steve founded (as TAP BIM Awards) in 2003, in 2014 celebrated its 10th year and includes partnerships with COAA, IFMA, and the AGC BIM Forum and in 2015 11 years as a leading example of innovation and technology foresight for the Institute.
In 2012-13, Hagan Technologies partnered with Onuma Inc on development of a Strategic Plan and 5 Year Road Map for the Space and Equipment Planning System (SEPS) and the world-wide facility management system (DMLSS-FM) for the Department of Defense (DoD) and Veterans Administration (VA).
In 2014, Hagan Technologies continues to support Onuma Inc with a new FED iFM initiative for the DoD Defense Health-care Administration (DHA) that will broadly support the entire FM community in the public sector and can broaden to the entire Design, Construction, Facilities Management / Operations communities.
In 2015, Hagan Technologies branched out to include strategy and support for online, social media and collaborative technologies for the global travel industry.
In 2016, through engagement with Geo-Buiz, the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), and NIST’s Smart Cities program, Hagan Technologies now is focused on emerging and innovative technologies supporting Smart | Connected | Sustainable | Resilient Cities and Urban Eco-Districts.
Featured articles and news
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