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There are 3 P's of BIM: people, processes and policies

There are 3 P’s of BIM: people, processes and policies

Successfully implementing BIM relies on the 3 P's of BIM: people, processes and policies. Gaurang Trivedi, Engineering Consultant for TrueCADD explains
Digital Construction - taking on the risk in construction

Digital Construction – taking on the risk in construction

BIM is fast becoming a word many are tired of. While it represents the enabler to describe the digital transformation of construction, it is also a misused and abused term to describe a variety of expectations for the user, which leads to frustration and disappointment
NBS survey reveals insight into the role of specifications

NBS survey reveals insight into the role of specifications

A new survey from the NBS has shown specifications remain essential now and in the future, and are evolving with the digital landscape
BIM opportunities in a changing industry

BIM opportunities in a changing industry

In an increasingly digital society there are many BIM opportunities await for those willing to take the necessary steps, says Casey Rutland
3D modelling techniques prove second nature for Tata Steel

3D modelling techniques prove second nature for Tata Steel

3D modelling techniques and the ethos of BIM were present within the construction industry before its large-scale rollout says Kevin Turton, Design Manager at Tata Steel

Consistent product data – the apex for BIM objects

Peter Caplehorn, Deputy CE and Policy Director of the CPA believes in the value of digital technologies to create an efficient and modern construction industry. He spoke to BIM Today and outlined the progress made in BIM adoption and consistent product data
BIM Level 3 – fact or fantasy?

BIM Level 3 – fact or fantasy?

BIM Level 3 is a laudible aim, but how do we progress there from BIM Level 2? Man and Machine outline how this should happen
Investing in the BIM education of experts. Is it worth it?

Investing in the BIM education of experts. Is it worth it?

Investing in the BIM education of experts is an obstacle that the construction industry needs to overcome to start using BIM properly, says Lars Fredenlund
BIM Initiative of the Year awarded to new tool BIMHawk

BIM Initiative of the Year awarded to new tool BIMHawk

New BIM software developed by the CIBSE and NG Bailey has won BIM Initiative of the Year at the Heating & Ventilation News Awards
BIM and a sustainability strategy: better value and places

BIM and a sustainability strategy: better value and places

Implementing BIM and a sustainability strategy has wider benefits resulting in an opportunity to connect buildings, spaces, places, people and communities argues Dr Susie Tomson, Sustainability Director at PCSG
BIM training for professionals – the BSI way

BIM training for professionals – the BSI way

BIM training for professionals is essential to support organisations in their BIM journey. BSI’s new Head of Training, Laura Melvin, shares her thoughts
Using BIM on smaller scale projects is possible

Using BIM on smaller scale projects is possible

Dan Rossiter of BRE explains the benefits of using BIM on smaller scale projects and provides tips based on his own experience of applying BIM to manage his home
BIM and DfMA - the future of construction

BIM and DfMA – the future of construction

Utilising BIM and DfMA (Designing for Manufacture and Assembly) has wide-ranging benefits as discussed by Nick Milestone, Board Director for the Structural Timber Association
Modern modular construction should be embraced as the future

Modern modular construction should be embraced as the future

Jason Ruddle of Elecosoft discusses why modern modular construction can deliver innovative designs while providing a turnkey solution for the sector