DATA MANAGEMENT

cloud service

Siemens and Bentley Systems launch PlantSight digital twin cloud services

Siemens and Bentley Systems have unveiled a new cloud service providing as-operated, up-to-date digital twins that synchronise both physical conditions and engineering data.
Open BIM

Royal HaskoningDHV to showcase Open BIM at GEO|Design+BIM 2018

The GEO| Design+BIM event has announced that Royal HaskoningDHV will organise a programme on Open BIM successes at the event, scheduled to take place from 1-2 November 2018, in Amsterdam
project information

Bricks, bytes and the move to digital project working

It is well recognised that compared to other major industries, construction is slow adopting new systems and processes to support better ways of winning and delivering project work.
smart home technology

Survey reveals Brits’ concerns over smart home technology

The latest survey from Showerstoyou.co.uk reveals why a portion of the British public are reluctant to buy smart home technology
Tekla 2018i

Tekla 2018i updates provide BIM enhancements

The latest versions of Trimble's Tekla Structures, Tekla Structural Designer and Tekla Tedds are now available for download, offering new features and enhancement to users
infrastructure projects

UK infrastructure projects shortlisted for Bentley Systems’ awards

Bentley Systems has announced four infrastructure projects in the UK as finalists in its Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards program
BIM Show Live

BIM Show Live 2019 provides a stage for global BIM innovation

BIM Show Live, which takes place in February, aims to showcase how the theory of BIM is being applied in the real world
Data platforms

BIM as usual: A brave new world!

John Eynon imagines the data-driven built environment of tomorrow, where BIM and digital have become business as usual
data protection

GDPR: There is still work to be done

From site security and supply chains to the growing use of BIM, construction companies are holding – and sharing – more information. Matt Brown of independent law firm Brabners examines the implications of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation for the industry.
blockchain technology

Blockchain technology and BIM: Building-in proof

The blockchain could be the future of BIM, and can be leveraged today. Arnaud Gueguen of BIMCHAIN explains how
Monitoring

The art of precision: Monitoring structural and environmental change

When it comes to complex construction and infrastructure projects, the margins between success and potential disaster can be measured in millimetres. Dave Holland, engineering director at Mabey, takes a look at the importance of real-time monitoring
Traceable construction

FARO – Traceable Construction

Senior Product Manager Oliver Buerkler explains FARO’s Traceable Construction concept and what it is looking to achieve
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
connected vehicle

Costain wins connected vehicle technology contract

Costain has been awarded a technology contract to design, install and implement one of the UK’s first pilot connected vehicle corridors on a live road

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