Lab Manager Article: “Using the Cloud’s Latest Technologies for Data Integrity, Security, and Scheduling”

In this recent Lab Manager article, SSOE’s Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, Director of Project Technology, discusses what cloud technology has to offer to the AEC industry. Firms not only need to invest in this technology, but she explains how it will only be optimally beneficial if frontline leaders recognize and champion the benefits and engage in the necessary processes for their employees’ success. Read more

SSOE’s Lauren Collier Named Autodesk’s 40 Under 40 Champions of Construction 2022

TOLEDO, Ohio, November 28, 2022 – SSOE Group (, an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce that Lauren Collier, Director of Project Technology at SSOE, has been named to Autodesk’s 40 Under 40: Champions of Construction 2022. This annual, global awards program recognizes professionals under the age of 40 who are making big waves in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry for their creativity, forward-thinking, and dedication, particularly over the last several months. Read more

Plant Engineering: “Optimizing Equipment Scanning”

In this Plant Engineering article, SSOE’s Mark LaBell talks laser scanning and how leveraging it enhances productivity and provides multiple benefits for project owners.

Now a “must-have” technology for manufacturing design and construction, the latest scanning technology is especially useful when existing as-built drawings are not available or are outdated—but trust us, the benefits don’t stop there. Read more

Digital Builder: “4 Must-Have Traits for a Successful BIM and VDC Career”

Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, Department Manager, VDC Global Initiatives, and Senior Associate recently authored an article for Autodesk’s construction blog, Digital Builder. BIM and VDC roles play a vital role during design and construction now more than ever. In this article, Lauren describes what it takes to thrive as an AEC technology practitioner.

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SSOE Group’s Lauren Collier Promoted to Director of Project Technology

TOLEDO, Ohio, August 30, 2022 – SSOE Group (, an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, is proud to announce the promotion of Lauren Collier, Associate AIA, to Director of Project Technology.

Collier started her career at SSOE more than 15 years ago as an architect in training who transitioned to technology taking on the role of BIM / VDC Technical Specialist. In this position, she specialized in the research and development of current and future architectural software and worked on advancements in BIM technologies. Since joining the firm, she has held positions of increasing responsibility including Technical Leader, BIM / CAD; Section Manager, Design Technology; Section Manager, VDC Global Initiatives; and most recent Department Manager, VDC Global Initiatives before her promotion to Director of Project Technology. Read more

SSOE’s Lauren Collier Conducts Autodesk BIM / VDC Master Class

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 23, 2022 – SSOE Group (, an internationally ranked architecture and engineering firm, announced today that Lauren Collier, Virtual Design and Construction (VDC) Department Manager, has been selected to conduct an Autodesk Master Class for those currently pursuing or interested in advancing their career in BIM / VDC—a growing profession. Read more