Tag Archive: BIM

Jan 29 2016

Is the supply chain BIM-ready?

Construction

We are now just weeks away from the UK Government’s Level 2 BIM mandate coming into force (4th April) for all new, centrally procured public sector projects.

The stimulus for this digital revolution is to drive out inefficiency from construction, an industry long considered to be behind the times in terms of both technology and …

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Jan 22 2016

UK continues to lead the way in BIM adoption

Global BIM survey

The results of an international survey reveals that AEC professionals in the UK consider their organisations to be more proficient with BIM than respondents in any other country.

Over 1,300 participants took part in the most recent CONJECT survey, which was conducted late last year throughout Europe, Russia, and the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific regions.

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Dec 17 2015

2015 – A Year In Review

A long time ago ..

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away – ie in January, we boldly made predictions for the year ahead (OK I’ll stop the flagrant mixing of cinematic references).

On a serious note, back in January we considered issues that were predicted to shape the AEC industry in 2015.  Now it’s time to …

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Nov 26 2015

BIM and data security

It is easy to get preoccupied with data security. After all, hardly a week goes by without media stories of security breaches, lost devices, hacked websites, stolen identities, etc.  It can be tempting to insist that all information should be locked down by default and only shared when necessary.

In the paper-based world this was …

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Oct 29 2015

BIM – The final countdown

ICE BIM

The Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) held its annual BIM conference last week in central London.  It was an illuminating day where we were provided with a preview of the details of HM Government’s final roadmap ahead of the mandate for BIM delivery on 4 April 2015.

Moreover, in comparison with the conference last year, …

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Oct 16 2015

Beyond document collaboration: BIM and data sharing

In the two previous posts, we’ve revisited a late 20th century UK construction industry still heavily reliant upon paper-based communication methods, and seen how, since around 2000, firms like CONJECT have helped reshape collaboration during project delivery. Significant parts of the industry, however, are now engaged in an even more significant shift: away from deliverables …

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Jul 23 2015

What next for BIM in the Middle East?

Views on the scope and role of BIM differ greatly around the world. In the UK it is being developed as a major disruption across all stages of the built asset lifecycle while in other markets it is just seen as a tool for designers, an extension of CAD, and in many more it will …

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Jul 03 2015

Implementing BIM – some challenges and solutions

CONJECT CDE

Almost half of the respondents to a recent AEC industry survey into BIM readiness rated their companies as being less informed than they should be about how to meet the requirements of BIM*.  To find out how customers are using the CONJECT Common Data Environment to become BIM level 2 compliant, I caught up with …

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Jun 18 2015

Building a modular future

Sky City Artists Impression

The rapid urbanisation of China has thrown into stark relief many of the challenges the construction industry faces around the globe: Cost and time overruns, waste, under performing assets and high CO2 emissions.  Zhang Yue, Chairman of the Chinese engineering and construction company Broad Group thinks he has the answer to this – combining modern …

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May 22 2015

Survey Says UK Not Ready for BIM Level 2

Benchmark your BIM

With the UK BIM mandate less than a year away CONJECT conducted a survey of the AEC industry and Asset Owners to measure Level 2 readiness, and to identify gaps in knowledge and capabilities.

 

The survey sample consists of 813 respondents with 70% from the CONJECT database and 30% from third party sources, whilst …

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