Specifying graphical EIR in BIM projects

Murillo Piazzi, technologist at BIM Academy, examines how to specify graphical Exchange Information Requirements in BIM-enabled projects.
Life asset management, ISO 55000

What is through life asset management in defence?

Fleet management and asset management are terminologies widely used in the Defence domain, but through life asset management is definitely new. Pierre-Michael Delamotte, professional head of discipline at Atkins explains.
AI and machine learning,

Artificial intelligence: On the verge to disrupt and transform the building lifecycle

Don Jacob, VP technology, Build & Construction Division at the Nemetschek Group, discusses the relevance of AI for the building lifecycle.
construction data security

Boosting cybersecurity for better construction management

How Viewpoint for projects is helping UK contractors better control who gets access to vital project data, when and how.
indoor mapping system

Uni of Oxford introduces new indoor mapping system

The University of Oxford has introduced a new indoor mapping system to provide more efficient methods of maintaining asset data.
construction playbook,

The Construction Playbook: A design transformation point of view

With the recent publication of the UK government's Construction Playbook aimed at anyone procuring publicly funded works, there’s a renewed call for our industry to reform not just the technical aspects of construction but also its design practices, working culture and behaviours. Lesley Waud, global head of design transformation at Atkins, takes a look.
construction cybersecurity

Why cybersecurity matters in construction: Part 2 of 2

Viewpoint share some construction cybersecurity best practices and insider tips on what to be on the lookout for.
contractor cybersecurity

Why cybersecurity matters in construction: Part 1 of 2

Justin Snell, E.R. Snell’s vice president of technology, recently sat down with Mike Dooley, Viewpoint’s information security officer, to discuss the recent cybersecurity event at the company and how it was addressed.
construction cybersecurity

Cyber essentials: Starting your construction cybersecurity journey

Peter Hodgson, UK engineering director at Viewpoint, takes a look at how the right mindset and strategic approach can make all of the difference in protecting your contracting organisation.
digital twin street works

Evolving street works in the UK through data and digital twins

Michelle Scarsbrook, commercial sector director at Sopra Steria, explores how to minimise disruption to our roads by evolving street works through data and digital twins.
code for construction product information

The CCPI is crucial to prioritising safer buildings now

Peter Caplehorn, chief executive of the Construction Products Association (CPA), explains the importance of the new Code for Construction Product Information (CCPI).
construction product information

It’s time for fresh ideas on construction product data, not old hat

Darren Lester, founder and CEO of SpecifiedBy, explores the shortfalls of the proposed new Code for Construction Product Information and offers a constructive look to find more productive ways to move forward.
information management in construction

Report: Information management in construction can aid UK’s recovery

Every £1 invested in information management (IM) in the construction sector could secure up to £6 of labour time savings and boost government efforts to reach net zero carbon targets, according to a new report.
construction cybersecurity

Planning for a crisis: The importance of a construction cybersecurity plan

Tamara Higham, marketing executive at Viewpoint, discusses the importance of integrating a cybersecurity plan into your construction business.
utility pole systems software

Bentley Systems acquires utility pole systems software

Bentley Systems has acquired SPIDA Software, developers of specialised software for the design, analysis and management of utility pole systems.
process transformation

Viewpoint collaborates with process transformation specialists

The collaboration with process transformation specialists RED Jam will enable customers to gain additional value from Viewpoint Field View™.
fabrication management information system

Graitec launches 2022 fabrication management information system

Graitec has released Advance Workshop 2022, a purpose-built fabrication management information system to give steel and rebar fabricators control over every stage of production.
BIM project, BIM, rebar,

Making the switch: BIM and efficient rebar detailing

BIM is not just for large-scale projects; there are many benefits on offer from switching from 2D to 3D for any reinforced concrete structure.
Digital twin net zero, built environment,

Could digital twins provide the answers to achieving net zero emissions?

Dean Douglas of BIM Academy examines the development of digital twins and how they could evolve to create a cleaner, greener built environment.
Digital twin technology,

Digital twin technology and its importance for the operational phase of buildings

Although digital twinning is not new, only as recently as 2017 has it become one of the top strategic technology trends. So, what exactly is a digital twin?
integrated collaboration platform

Driving accountability across teams, trades and disciplines

Revizto, a cloud-based integrated collaboration platform, enables all project teams to view project data, regardless of their location, even without the need for wi-fi in the field.
Finishes Interior Sector, digital spine,

Supporting digital transformation in the interiors sector

Finishes & Interior Sector (FIS) has launched the Digital Spine, a new tool to help members to follow and understand the technologies that are shaping the present and future of construction.
Benefits of BIM,

Benefits of using BIM: Save money, energy and carbon

Sotech examines the importance of BIM, some common mistakes that are made when using it and how it could save many industries a great amount of money, energy and carbon.
Common data environments construction (CDE)

Technology mythbusting: Using Common Data Environments in construction

Andrew Martin of Egnyte challenges some of the myths that have arisen around Common Data Environments and the reliability of construction data in the cloud.
Revu for iPad

The Walsh Group boosts mobility on I-75 expansion

Contractor uses Revu for iPad to bolster complex document management on the £54m expansion of the Interstate 75 highway in Atlanta, Georgia.
Mayo wind farm

EDF Renewables Ireland announces plans for wind farm in Mayo

EDF Renewables has announced plans to develop a 100MW wind farm in Mayo – the proposed project could consist of up to 25 turbines and power more than 60,000 homes.

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