DATA MANAGEMENT

Malcolm Emmerson

Elecosoft appoint Malcolm Emmerson as key account manager

Elecosoft has announced the appointment of Malcolm Emmerson as the key account manager at the company’s Haddenham office.
common data environment, Heathrow,

Consortium to deliver Heathrow’s Common Data Environment

Excitech has announced it has been awarded a 7-year framework agreement to lead a consortium comprising GroupBC and Autodesk technologies to deliver Heathrow Airport’s chosen Common Data Environment (CDE) solution
Construction, CDE,

Invest for construction success

2019 is proving a year of continued uncertainty, with added pressure on the construction sector from skills shortages and rising cost of materials – all impacting heavily on margins and profitability.
digital twin, urban data project,

Cambridge set for ‘digital twin’ as part of new Urban Data Project

The Greater Cambridgeshire Partnership is set to be the first to trail the Urban Data Project, which will see the creation of a digital twin of Cambridge to collect rich data about the city.
BIM 360

What does the future of BIM collaboration look like?

There has been consistent and understandable hype regarding the develop­ment and future of BIM 360 providing a new lease of life.
Open data

Data is king and the king is not dead

BIM is only as good as the data that underpins it. Paul Blewett of leading PropTech firm Landmark Information discusses the importance of getting it right
work in progress, data management, digital delivery,

Overcoming the challenges of Work in Progress data management

Graitec explores the need for robust standards and working practices to streamline the BIM process and address the data issues that have traditionally hindered construction.
CAD, BIM,

Isn’t BIM just CAD by a different name?

Achieving an understanding that BIM and CAD are as different as chalk and cheese is the first step to delivering better buildings, efficiently and at a lower cost.
City Council, Wellbeing, City data,

We need to talk about cities

How can we use city data to create urban wellbeing? Tom Leaver of Future Cities Catapult takes a look.
drone technology,

Drone usage increases in UK construction

The number of construction companies using drone technology in the UK and Ireland has increased significantly, although more advanced digital/reality capture outputs continue to be underutilised.
Construction, Site diary,

The importance of good record keeping of everyday site activities

UK construction disputes cost the industry £27m in 2017, making them more expensive than their counterparts in the US and mainland Europe. Let’s see how a modern record system can protect everyone involved and bolster overall productivity.
protocol, BIM,

Providing for construction’s digital future

Peter Jansen, Construction Lawyer at Keystone Law, discusses construction’s digital future with a focus on BIM and data ownership.
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A buyer’s guide to vehicle tracking

If your GPS tracking system helped you take on more work each week – and if overtime payments could be reduced by several hours – what would your return be per employee?
Opentree, Graitec,

Graitec acquires EDM solutions specialist Opentree

Graitec, an international BIM, fabrication and design software developer for AEC has announced the acquisition of UK based company Opentree.

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