‘Build or Buy’ in the Age of API’s & AI

Time: 11:10 am
day: Day Two Track B AM


• Discussing the paradigm shift from manual to programmatic tool operation and how this enables business logic automation, generative design workflows, and integration of AI models 

• Considering how purchasing a “manually operated” third party tool may achieve short-term benefit at the cost of long-term innovation and discussing how firms should balance this trade-off

• Outlining why CRB decided to build its custom DataSync platform rather than use a third party solution and showcase the current and future workflows this tool enables

• Exploring the ideal end-state where internal computational design teams build custom workflows that leverage licensed third party APIs