BIM Basics training – Benchmarq and John Eynon /Open Water team upCheck it out – Check this out! Benchmarq BIM Training Having been involved with UK BIM for a number of years now, my heart has always been with the vast majority of people across our industry who have neither the time or a great […]Read more "#SIMPLES – BIM Basics training – Benchmarq and John Eynon /Open Water team up!"
Welcome! Now that I have your attention, let’s crack on! I’ll get to the headline shortly….but first I return to a theme I’ve raised before, but like an itch that won’t go away, I just have to have another scratch! This post might not be popular in some quarters but heigh-ho we’re not living in […]Read more "UK BIM Level 2 – #Dead-as-a-Dodo? – an uncomfortable truth?"
BIM4SME is inviting small and medium size companies to come and explore its new website. The new website has been designed to provide an easy flow and user-friendly experience with improved navigation and functionality throughout, allowing smaller companies to access information relevant to them and their BIM journey. One of BIM4SME’s goals is to ensure […]Read more "Not for profit organisation, BIM4SME launches new website as a BIM hub of information for SMEs"
I was speaking at an event in Peterborough, at the University Campus this week at the CIOB regional meeting. (Many thanks to Ian Brant, Mandy Rix and everyone for a great evening). I was focusing on BIM and SMEs. I did a little research on SMEs in the UK, discovering that according to the Dept […]Read more "SMEs v BLTs – is BIM the edge or the meteorite?"
No – this isn’t another episode of the Big Bang Theory, although I am thinking of developing a new personality indicator based on the characters. Do you have obsessive tendencies like Sheldon, or perhaps you’re a bit needy and greedy like Leonard? But thats another tale…. We’re living in challenging times. Economically its very difficult. […]Read more "Can you do clever? – “The return of the Geek!”"
It was my privilege to be part of the launch of BIM4SME this week. This is one of the several key task groups in the UK BIM implementation strategy. There were several presentations by various people representing SMEs from different sectors, designers, contractors, and suppliers. Real people talking about the real issues of implementing BIM […]Read more "BIM4SME"
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 […]Read more "2013 – BIM or BUST???"
So said Laura Handler, Director of VDC* (what’s that!!??) of Tocci at the Autodesk conference yesterday in London. I found Laura’s presentation and her approach at the seminar on BIM adoption jaw droppingly inspiring. Admittedly their BIM journey began several years ago in the States, so nothing new there. But get this. This a major […]Read more "Go BIM or go home!"
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……"