Had my car washed last week. D+T in Leatherhead, you might know them, just off junction 9 of the M25. A little plug here, but I don’t mind, I’ll tell you why. #excellencecomesasstandard That’s what these guys do. Every time. No ifs buts or cream cheese. They do the business. They are to car washing […]Read more "Lean meets car wash…."
This is in response to a question, or more accurately just a comment… “Are the Hubs continuing?” DEFINITELY! The rumours of our demise are somewhat premature. It has been my privilege to be involved in a couple of meetings of the BIM Hub Champs recently. I don’t think I’ve been in a more positive, enthused, […]Read more "RegionalBIMHUBS – Alive and kicking, kicking and screaming…etc…etc…etc…"
This post is on behalf of those nice people at BIM4SME who with Asite are running a BIM live competition in March. This puts learning and practice all together. A great opportunity for experts and newbies to get together and show what they can do! Details on the website. Read on! The BIM4SME Build the […]Read more "BIM4SME Build the UK Live – Build a team – join up – WIN!"
I rarely rave over anything. But…as you know my previous raves include… The B1M – http://www.theb1m.com Class of Your Own – http://designengineerconstruct.com BIM4SME – http://www.bim4sme.org This fave rave is about the BIM Dictionary and BIM Acronyms produced by Rob Jackson and those great guys at Bond Bryan. Available here, free! : http://bimblog.bondbryan.com/document For me it was one of […]Read more "Fave rave #57 – BIM Dictionary"
Big shout out to the the Design Engineer Construct!, Class Of Your Own team this morning. Helped with a workshop at Heathcote School in Chingford yesterday. These guys are amazing. 40 students, Years 7s, 8s, 9s. The 7s gave their peers a serious run for their money. Learn sketch up in an hour – no […]Read more "@DECinSchools #EcoClassroom @classofyourown…Watch out ….the natives are coming!"
Punch and Judy It’s behind you! Tick, tock… (sharp intake of breath)…..we don’t do that here, we’ve always done it this way…. Pantomime season is just about behind us as we start 2014. (Oh no it isn’t!) (Oh yes it is!) The culture of our industry interests me a great deal. Moreover, how organisations can […]Read more "That’s the way to do it!…..Oh no it isn’t!….Oh yes it is!"
“Life, the Universe, and Everything. And the omniscient omnipresent Being said……..Let there be BIM!” (And no…it’s not the Philpster!) Of course as we all know 42 is really the answer to Life, the Universe and Everything…(Douglas Adams) “The number 42 is, in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, “The Answer to the […]Read more "42."
There is an article on Building magazine website by Tony Bingham, a leading construction industry barrister and arbitrator, giving a legal perspective on BIM, and you can see it here: http://www.building.co.uk/professional/legal/we-need-to-talk-about-bim/5063702.article It is an article that perhaps leaves a lot to be desired in terms of real understanding of what BIM is and what it […]Read more "We need to talk about BIM…..or do we?"
I almost said what’s the fuss? Attended a great meeting at G4C Berkshire this week at the offices of Boyes Turner LLP in Reading. Myself , Ewan Maclean and Fred Mils of The B1M fame were speaking, presenting different perspectives on the risk of BIM. Whilst we had quite a detailed review of what can […]Read more "BIM – What’s the risk?"
I was flying back from Dublin, from a CITA event, and the aircrew were doing their usual safety drill. Few were really watching, or listening. Many continued chatting away. I wondered how many would really know what to do if something did go wrong? Its a message we hear every time we fly, and its […]Read more "Welcome to BIM Airways…we hope you enjoy your flight!"