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COMIT

Script&Go to present at the 2018 COMIT Annual Conference

Later this month, Script&Go’s founder and CEO, Benôit Jeannin will be speaking on the 1st day of the forthcoming 2-day COMIT Annual Conference (#COMIT2018) in London and will be addressing a range of construction and technology stakeholders on issues relating to this year’s conference theme: “Digital Construction, Lighting the Way.”
Asset tagging strategy

Using BIM to define criticality, vulnerability and risk

Iain Miskimmin of Bentley Systems explains the value of an asset tagging strategy in assessing criticality, vulnerability and risk to ultimately inform better decision making.
Construction industry

Why technology is the key to inspiring the industry’s next generation

More than anything else, we have come to associate the younger generations with technology – be it smartphones, social media or video games. When we look ahead to the next generation of construction industry leaders, we therefore need more than anything to capitalise on young people’s interest in tech, says Nick Conway of ITC Concepts.
BIM project

BIM: The elephant in the room

A lot of people say they ‘do’ BIM. But what does that really mean? Niraj Mistry, senior BIM assessor at Stroma Certification, says BIM is actually about joining the dots through engagement and collaboration.
smart cities

Building smart cities

Smart cities that harness data to improve the lives of citizens are no longer a far-off vision – they are a reality. Susie Tomson, Sustainability Director at PCSG, discusses their emergence – and a new initiative to create a blueprint for smart cities around the globe
BIM

Finalists for Eiffel Tower BIM remodel revealed

Following the announcement that Autodesk will be working with the City of Paris to redesign the area surrounding the Eiffel Tower using building information modelling (BIM), the four teams competing to renovate the space have now been revealed
Use of BIM

Why BIM is here to stay

April marked the two-year anniversary of BIM Level 2 mandate, yet industry reports suggest that the adoption of BIM remains slow. However, Lucy Abbott, BIM director of Wates Group, believes the benefits of BIM for design teams, clients and end users mean it is here to stay
Digitalisation

Digitalisation holds key to £575m savings for housebuilders

Stewart Dalgarno, director of product development at Stewart Milne Group, discusses how utilising digital technologies in the design and build process can bring added value and yield savings for UK housebuilders
BIM project

How to engage in a BIM project

There is much rhetoric surrounding BIM and this only seeks to add curiosity and confusion in equal measures. This prompts many people to ask: “How do I engage in a BIM project?” Mike Shilton, chair of the Landscape Institute Digital Practice Group, addresses this rather loaded question
water projects

Report reveals how BIM benefits water projects

A new report has outlined how Building Information Modelling (BIM) is improving water projects by generating higher levels of client satisfaction, and improving critical aspects of the project design and delivery process
BIM Alliance

UK BIM Alliance: The end of the beginning!

The UK BIM Alliance was launched in October 2016 to unite the industry around the BIM Level 2 agenda, fuelled by hope, faith, the need for leadership and a voice – and a passion for a digitally transformed industry. Founding board member and engagement lead John Eynon looks back at its progress
Product data

Getting into the DNA of product data

With the availability of concise and easily applied data consistently being identified as a stumbling block in the widespread adoption of BIM, Alex Small, BIM and digital platforms manager at Tata Steel, discusses a more streamlined approach to sharing product information
Building services

BIM and building services: You’re doing it wrong

How many buildings are suffering from inefficient performance and unnecessary costs because they rely on design preconceptions rather than actually analysing how key systems and building services work? Carl Collins of CIBSE and MagiCAD’s Rob Harmer examine what’s going wrong
Planning software

Case study: TILOS helps Thames Tideway teams to visualise and integrate plans for 25km...

TILOS is playing a key role in the delivery of the Thames Tideway super-sewer, the largest-ever infrastructure project undertaken by the UK water industry

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