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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
BIM execution plan

The seven questions of BIM

Iain Miskimmin of Bentley Systems examines the seven key questions that need to be addressed to ensure trust in the BIM process and the successful delivery of a digital asset
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

Digitisation and productivity: The BIM4Housing mission

Andrew Carpenter, chief executive of the Structural Timber Association and chair of BIM4Housing, discusses the cross-industry group’s mission of spreading the benefits of BIM in the housebuilding industry
landscape design

Digital futures: BIM in landscape design

Mike Shilton Chair of the Landscape Institute Digital Practice Group explains how the digital twin concept is being applied in landscape design
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BIM Today September 2018

Welcome to the September edition of BIM Today. In this issue, Iain Miskimmin of Bentley Systems explores the Seven Questions of BIM, Arnaud Guguen of BIMCHAIN discusses the emergence of blockchain technology in the BIM arena, we also have Andrew Carpenter talking about the work of BIM4Housing; Terry Stocks of the Centre for Digital Built Britain on sizing up the benefits of BIM Level 2; and Eugenio Quintieri discussing the creation of the European Construction Industry Manifesto for Digitalisation.
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
New technology

Disruption warning: Construction industry figures call for digital transformation

Construction industry speakers meeting at the fifth British Information Modelling Event made a unanimous plea for change in the construction industry

Why is CPD so important in the construction industry?

David Brown, sales director of purlins at voestalpine Metsec plc, explores how CPD sessions can help both organisations and construction professionals thrive in the digital era
Digital Estate

The Digital Estate: Driving innovation and investment

GroupBC released a white paper on the challenges of engaging owner operators with BIM Level 2 and summarises what Sainsbury’s underwent to create a Digital Estate.
Digitalisation of the construction industry

Digital transformation of the construction industry: A manifesto for change

Eugenio Quintieri of the European Builders Confederation discusses the collaborative effort to develop digitalisation of the construction industry.
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
Energy-positive office

Turning buildings into power stations: The UK’s first energy-positive office

Dr Justin Searle, technology director of the SPECIFIC Innovation & Knowledge Centre at Swansea University, discusses a project that is harnessing technology to create ‘enery-positive’ structures

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
Industrial strategy

Six key enablers to help deliver the UK’s Industrial Strategy

Delivering the ambitions of the government’s Industrial Strategy will require a number of key enablers, underpinned by the improved and increased use of digital construction, to work together, says Barry Rust of Tata Steel
Traceable construction

FARO – Traceable Construction

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

Bringing the benefits of technology to construction

Technological advances like BIM, VR/AR and even the rise of robots are bringing new opportunities and possibilities to construction
Using BatiScript

BatiScript: Intuitive construction software to meet UK quality management needs

Script&Go’s BatiScript supports improved communication and collaboration, saving time and boosting productivity for everyone involved in quality assurance and quality control.
BIM standards

The power of location: Enhancing the BIM experience

There’s an explosion of external data sources that are available such as Geospatial, Land Registry, Ordnance Survey and IoT – but how can you ensure you don’t drown in the information explosion?
supply chain partners

Improving quality, reducing risk

Getting the right supply chain partners is crucial to realising the full benefits of Building Information Modelling – and SFS is at the top of its game.

BIM Today September 2018