I attended Digital Construction Week at Excel in London a few weeks back. Amazing how the show has grown and developed over the last few years. I was struck by the number, breadth and depth of exhibitors there. Covering all aspects of digital across the Built Environment. I wondered how many of these firms existed […]Read more "The Millennial Dilemma"
My dear people. We have on one hand a wonderful industry populated with some incredibly creative ingenious and innovative people. Some of whom it has been my privilege to work with in the past and still do. And yet… That value that these people create is rarely properly recognised or valued. I have a friend, […]Read more "We LIKE your stuff…BUT we can’t put a VALUE on it…so we WON’T PAY you for it…BUT we’re more than HAPPY TO USE it…!"
My my! Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun and changing an industry….! Two years ago we launched the UK BIM Alliance, http://www.ukbimalliance.org To focus on Level 2 Business As Usual and the digital transformation of our industry. A good thing. And much time passed…We are still here! We launched at DCW – Digital Construction Week […]Read more "Gimme a U…Gimme a K…Ra! Ra! Ra!"
As I wend my way through this troubled life I meet and talk with many people. Whether that’s through my day job as a Design Manager most of the time or when i’m delivering training about BIM or perhaps lecturing or speaking at a conference or meeting. Whilst there is undoubtedly now a real ground […]Read more "Never underestimate the stupidity of apathy"
You might know “1066 and all that : A memorable history of England,” by Yeatman and Sellar. They introduce the concepts of GOOD and BAD things. I’d like to introduce you to 3 GOOD things. No brainers. Support one, support them all, but do something about it today! GOOD THING #1 Class of Your Own, […]Read more "Good things…can’t even give them away these days……..!"
While industry continues to grapple with implementing BIM Level 2, some lead, others are thinking about following. Others don’t care but I have a feeling they soon will! There will come a time, perhaps within a decade, and for some much sooner, when Level 2 will be far behind us. We won’t even talk about […]Read more "Brave New World – BIM As Usual…"
You may or may not be aware that our beloved UK suite of BIM standards, the 1192 series are gradually migrating to the ISO 19650, firstly parts 1 and 2 later this year. They have served us well, but time to move on to a bigger stage and the next phase of the journey. The […]Read more "Going…going…gone!"