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 […]Read more "#nomoreUKBIMCREW"
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 […]Read more "We need to keep talking about BIM!"
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 […]Read more "Silos, tribes, ants and bees…"
It was my privilege to be with the guys at CITA in Dublin a few weeks ago. Didn’t write it up at the time so this is a bit of catch up. Check them out at http://www.cita.ie We talked about BIM in pre-construction, and there were several software vendors supporting the event, as well as […]Read more "CITA – leading by example…"
This has been on my mind for some time. There’s two strands of thought here…firstly… A change of key Firstly I think there’s a chord change in the way that BIM is being talked about now. Much more emphasis on what we actually have to do, how to make it work, and how to change […]Read more "Happy goldfish bowl everybody!"
has left the station……… Attended a few meetings recently such as a SECBE conference for supply chain, the BSI B555 meeting and the latest CIC BIM forum. It was clear to me how much progress has been made even in just a few months, with the Ministry of Justice pilot projects starting, the BIM process […]Read more "The BIM train……"
Customer service and focus Recently I’ve been struck by some really good examples of customer service……. Firstly I needed a grub screw for a door handle – I went to a hardware store in Brighton – I showed the guy behind the counter the door handle, he disappeared for about 10 minutes , found some […]Read more "Caring"