#nomoreUKBIMCREW

I wasn’t there, but I understand that at BIMShowLive this week, someone who I know, respect and work with had the line “No to UK BIM crew” in his presentation. It provoked a debate, and made me think. I was planning to write something else but just had to write this first! If you follow […]

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We need to keep talking about BIM!

Joey Gardiner has written an article in Building, discussing the recent postings related to Tony Bingham’s article. You can see it here: http://www.building.co.uk/communities/construction/bim/barriers-to-bim/5064486.article#commentsubmitted My response is below: We need to keep talking about BIM…. Well the debate continues……great, bring it on! Firstly I’m just wondering where this scaremongering and scepticism is really coming from? Certainly early […]

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Silos, tribes, ants and bees…

At various meetings, the thorny subject of education and training of construction professionals often comes up. There is always recognition we need change. The issue is that it will take a long time for the institutions to respond at the speed we need. At this rate China will just come over here and do it […]

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BIM Or BUST – Part II.

 “2013 BIM or BUST? – The new normal and a digital construction industry in the UK…Or – BIM as a focus and catalyst for industrial and societal evolution” (Note to the gentle reader – this is an expanded version of a previous post – J)  Introduction BIM or Building Information Modelling has become a hot […]

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2013 – BIM or BUST???

Greetings earthlings! And a happy, prosperous, peaceful and joyful New Year to all the gentle folk that read this and ..(everyone who knows me!) Anyway a few predictions for 2013 about “BIM in the UK” ( sounds like a song title, perhaps written and performed by David Philp and the Bimsters!) Watch out for… BIM […]

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BIM and DM

For me one thing that became clear from the conference was the link between Design Management and BIM. This is as I know is a reoccurring theme, but I don’t think we can avoid it – shall we tell the children? However BIM isn’t DM, and neither is DM – BIM. We could argue that […]

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