You might have heard of Geoffrey Moore’s chasm theory*, so as a little game to start off 2017, use this article to work out where you are on your digital journey. Innovator – You are on the cutting edge of digital innovation and transformation in the design/construction/operations sector. You have been for as long as […]Read more "Who in the #BIM are you? – A Digital Transformation Almanac for 2017!"
For the future and the present In order to secure the future of the BIM Regions network so that we can continue to serve the industry on its ‘ journey to digital transformation, we have made a number of decisions to take us forward. Money Inevitably this involves some serious thought around commercial issues. Contrary […]Read more "BIM Regions UK Community Interest Company"
*Grumpy Old Boomer! If you know me you’ll get this. If you don’t, then you might need some salt. :o) I’m getting a little tired of Millennials… #nomoremillennials But recent events show that they might all have a point. Voting patterns in both Brexit and Trumpgate indicate that Millennials voted against the final result in […]Read more "#G.O.B*"
I was having lunch with a friend this week and we were talking as you do. I don’t know how we got on to the subject but it became a conversation about why I’m doing what I’m doing. I guess for me I’ve always had that feeling I don’t fit somehow. I just seem to […]Read more "WHY JONTS? WHY?"
Greetings earthlings and gentle reader folk!!! You perhaps might get to say this only once or twice in a life time, so I’m going to say it and savour the moment while it lasts for a few seconds. Tadaa! – My new book is out! The Construction Manager’s BIM Handbook, published by Wiley and available […]Read more "The Construction Manager’s BIM Handbook – and finally!"
I guess the Olympics is a popular topic for a blog. I’m no different. But I was struck by a few things over the last few weeks. As you will know the issues around industry transformation are never far from my mind. Firstly, the story of Joe Clarke in the GB Kayak and his references to […]Read more "#nostoneunturned – #iamthefourthrider – Reflections of a Boomer"
You may not feel it, but our lives have changed. You experience it everyday. Walking down the street you bump into people because they’re peering down into their phone or tablet. On the train (if you can get one!) most are again engaged in another world, games, email, video, and web. It’s all happening out […]Read more "UKBIM Alliance – and about time too!"
As Snoopy said “To live is to dance – to dance is to live!” or was it the other way round? :o) Watch this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Tuh8Ff3V8k We know who you are. You’ve been dancing for some time. But you’re worried that more haven’t joined with you yet. Don’t. They will come, they are coming even now. […]Read more "#BIMdancing – a parable"
An industry alliance has been set up to respond to the challenges set by Government with BIM Level 2. It is time for industry to step up, and provide the necessary leadership to drive implementation of BIM Level 2 across the wider industry. There is an opportunity for the supply chain to respond. The purpose […]Read more "The UK BIM Alliance – cross industry alliance emerging to drive leadership around implementation of BIM Level 2"
I’m amazed I’m even writing this….how times have changed! I attended the International BIM Symposium at Cardiff University yesterday. I was speaking about the formation of the UK BIM Alliance ( -More on this to follow shortly – press release imminent! :o)) Anyway we had the usual stuff , the impressive 3Ds, animations, clash detection, […]Read more "Excited by the data…."