Tag Archive: Common data environment

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

BIM Survey Image

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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Dec 11 2015

CONJECT goal is customer satisfaction

CONJECT Helpdesk

More than 100,000 people use CONJECT collaboration applications in order to increase the efficiency and quality of all types of construction and maintenance projects around the world.

Ensuring a robust and secure IT infrastructure is in place to deliver an effective Common Data Environment (CDE) is a central commitment of CONJECT.

A commitment …

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Dec 04 2015

New customers drive global growth for CONJECT in 2015

NREC

With the end of another busy year fast approaching, it’s a good time to recap on some of the ways contractors, clients and developers across the world are delivering projects on-time and on-budget.

Demand for various configurations of a Common Data Environment has been strong across all nine CONJECT international offices from customers who are …

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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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Nov 20 2015

2015 Construction Computing Award goes to CONJECT!

MC CC

We are pleased to reveal that CONJECT has won the “Best use of IT in a Construction Project 2015” award for the live implementation at
developer Essential Living.  The win was announced last night at the 2015 Construction Computing Awards, a black-tie event in central London.

CONJECT was also runner-up with an entry detailing …

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Sep 17 2014

What is the Common Data Environment?

CDE

It seems a long time since UK construction professionals first started to talk about the common data environment.

The principle of a shared ‘single version of the truth’ has been around since at least the year 2000, when Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) construction collaboration platforms were first available. The core purpose of these systems was creating a …

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Jul 30 2014

Are you ready for Soft Landings?

Controlling Cost

Recently we have noticed an increase in the number of UK construction projects being procured in line with Soft Landings principles.

Soft Landings is a framework, created by BSRIA and the Usable Buildings Trust.  It proposes that a Construction Client is more actively involved throughout the planning, design and construction phases and into what for …

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Oct 22 2013

Reflecting on #ICEBIM

ICEBIM - BIM for asset management

I attended the third Institution of Civil Engineers building information conference last week. This event has grown rapidly in popularity in two years (underlining that BIM is not just about buildings, but vitally important to infrastructure projects too) and is now too big for even the ICE’s capacious Westminster event facilities – the #ICEBIM-hashtagged event …

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