UK BIM ADOPTION: REALITY IS DIFFICULT TO FATHOM

Is UK construction adopting BIM fast enough, asks Andy Boutle, chair of BIM Regions East. Well… no it isn’t… or is it… or maybe it is happening too quickly!? The reasons why I say this require a little more thought and I will do my best to explain further throughout …

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BIM – OPEX benefits should pay for the CAPEX Data integration.

Let’s have more appropriate BIM fees, especially when you are collecting data for BIM for FM. Capital Expenditure for BIM and data integration does cost more, but as development and skills increase risk allocation decreases, costs will come down. Operational Expenditure, OPEX with Data Integration BIM saves money over the …

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BIM knowledge is good – proven experience is better?

Consider the extent of implementation support required by those who work in Design Construction. Don’t buy or sell software and solutions that teams find it difficult to use. They won’t use it.  How people interface with this new technology, well that is a subject worth investigating further. You can talk …

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BIM – Sales Tool or Project Deliverable?

Let’s not sugar coat this. BIM a rapidly developing and potentially maturing technology is a business differentiator and a clear marketing door opener. The downside is that BIM is often oversold with sometimes unsupported claims of business technology skills. Beware PowerPoint BIM, what’s wrong with live demonstrations of capabilities?  In …

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