Tag Archive: Plan-Build-Operate

Jan 29 2016

Is the supply chain BIM-ready?


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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Sep 05 2014

National Grid deal reinforces CONJECT’s success in infrastructure

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Earlier this week we announced that National Grid plc has selected CONJECT to administer construction contracts supporting a UK wide framework of gas & electricity projects.

National Grid has joined a group of customers who use CONJECT to plan, build and operate infrastructure and utility assets in the UK, across Europe and in North America …

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Jul 30 2014

Are you ready for Soft Landings?

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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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Jul 10 2014

Business consultancy: What sets CONJECT apart from other AEC vendors

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Customer Services Director Nick Sansome details how CONJECT’s customer engagement strategy makes them unique.

What do CONJECT’s clients want to achieve?

“Our clients are looking to deliver capital projects and programmes in a structured, managed and controlled series of processes and expect our software to facilitate and enable this aim, whilst delivering tangible returns on …

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Mar 20 2014

5 reasons why size matters when it comes to mobile devices on construction sites

Most of today’s mobile phones slip easily into a pocket.  This is both a strength and a weakness when it comes to using them to increase productivity on a construction site. The highly portable smartphone may have powerful functionality, but the small screen size makes it difficult to view detailed drawings and other information, or …

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Sep 02 2013

CONJECT BIM Development Alliance


Building information modelling (BIM) is one of the UK construction industry’s hottest topics at the moment – with interest driven by the government’s construction strategy (see BIM Task Group PDF) which will make BIM mandatory for public sector projects from 2016 onwards.

Central and local government organisations will therefore be at the leading edge of …

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Mar 08 2013

CONJECT presents its new BIM capabilities at Ecobuild


Ecobuild is the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment and the UK’s largest construction event of any kind. As part of our participation in the Open BIM Network we were pleased to exhibit and present the next stage in the evolution of our Plan-Build-Operate application, designed specifically to operate with Building …

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Feb 20 2013

Tips on how to support the users of cloud software applications

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Traditional business applications can be expensive and complicated to maintain and operate. With exacting hardware and software requirements it’s no wonder that businesses are looking to make cost savings and improve efficiency by moving services to the cloud.

However, when a business evaluates a potential SaaS (Software as a Service) cloud vendor they need to look beyond …

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Jan 31 2013

How important is data security when looking to the cloud?

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When we meet and discuss the outline requirements of an asset owner or contractor about using our systems to support their
Plan-Build-Operate activities, we find that the majority of customers place a high value on matters relating to data security.

By design, collaboration platforms bring together project teams from different locations and …

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