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Using BIM delivers extra perspective for customers

Jason Ruddle of Elecosoft explains how using BIM on projects provides the best outcomes for customers by providing a clear 4D planning view

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The CMS BIM e-guide: Consolidating legal frameworks

Shona Frame and Chris Hallam, Partners at law firm CMS highlight the scope of the CMS BIM e-guide in summarising global legislation and guidelines

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Collaboration at the construction and operations stages of a BIM project

In the third of a series of articles, Mike Shilton and Carl Collins address collaboration at the construction and operations stages of a BIM project

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Can the construction supply chain deliver BIM Level 2?

Tata Steel’s Alex Small highlights the challenges of implementing BIM Level 2 for an industry largely made up of small and medium-sized enterprises Within the construction industry, 98% of building product manufacturers fall into the SME category, with over 17,000 employing less than ten people. Facing an ever-changing climate affected by evolving legislation, government initiatives, […]

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On the road to BIM Level 3 we must not overlook BIM Level 2

In the drive to adopt BIM Level 2, John Eynon, Owner/Director of Open Water Consulting, argues that we should all be helping each other I found this statement on the website BCG Digital Ventures a while ago: “Corporations will own the next horizon of innovation. “We have entered a decade of disruption of large corporate business […]

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A detailed look at the return on investment of laser scanning

In an interview, Oliver Buerkler, Senior Product Manager at Faro and laser scanning expert, looks at the value proposition of laser scanning

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Why did we bother with BIM before BIM?

Moving from a 2D world to 3D can help beat inefficiency traps before adding more value through the BIM process as outlined here by Lee Mullin of Autodesk

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Using BIM to enhance 3D crowd simulation – and vice versa

Marrying the evolution of 3D crowd simulation with the wealth of data generated by BIM realises new possibilities, say Oasys

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Why we need more effective supply chain engagement for BIM

BIM advocate and consultant Tim Platts offers advice on a suitable procurement strategy and supply chain engagement plan for a successful BIM project

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Diversity for BIM and how it establishes a collaborative culture

Elizabeth Kavanagh, of Stride Treglown Ltd explores the value of diversity for BIM and the role of collaboration as we move towards Digital Built Britain

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