A day in the life of…

04/05/2018 This week I have finding out how hard in can be to get the correct people in the room to talk about how to manage BIM office wide. We have all been there, the groan that can go up in a [...]

CAN’T EXECUTE A BEP? MAYBE YOU SHOULD BE EXEC…

Another great read from our Director, Nigel Davies, looking at the importance of a BIM Execution Plan and how it should be collaborative, not prescriptive: [...]

Where’s My Yacht?

Writing for BIM+, Nigel discusses the cost of “doing BIM” and whether the old addage “you get what you pay for” is [...]

THE IMPORTANCE OF A BIM EXECUTION PLAN

Everything about BIM seems entirely straightforward for those “in the know” yet utterly confusing for those trying to understand. For those making the first steps into BIM, you may be encouraged [...]

What is “Stonehenge Syndrome”?

Of all the challenges we face and hurdles to overcome in implementing BIM, there is one that is becoming more and more prevalent, one that seems to be raised more often than any other. It doesn’t [...]

10 REASONS WHY BS1192:2007 NEEDS TO BE REVISED

BS1192:2007, the standard for collaborative production of AEC information, is one of the principle documents on which data production within the UK is based. It was, and still is, a critical [...]

AUGMENTED BIM

Being daring, with technology both professionally and at home, is moving my practical use of the technology forward at a rather high rate. From a theoretical point of view I am intrigued at the [...]

Is Level 2 BIM Possible?

“Level 2 BIM isn’t possible.” So spoke UK BIM mainstay, Mervyn Richards, at the BSI BIM Conference at the tail end of 2014 to stunned silence. Then the fingers started to twitch and tweets began [...]

UK BIM – HOW FAR HAVE WE COME? (UPDATED)

You’ve all heard the news by now, I presume. I certainly hope you have. The UK Government will require all its projects to be delivered using BIM by 2016. If you’ve not read it, I suggest you [...]

NEXT STOP: LEVEL 3

How many of you have seen this “BIM maturity” diagram before? I’m guessing either never or so many times that it makes you groan. This was “originally” published in the “BIM Working Party [...]

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