The advent and subsequent harnessing of big data has had myriad impacts on the construction industry. By nature, the business involves huge troves of data at every step, from pre-construction planning to contracts and materials … about How Big Data is Transforming the Construction Industry
Building Information Modelling (BIM) is more than just adoption of digital modelling technologies for design and construction. Champions identified that BIM could dramatically improve industry productivity and so drive down the whole life cost of … about Does Australia Need a BIM Mandate?
For construction companies, very little work is done from the confines of an office. Much of the in-the-trenches work gets done remotely, with many companies juggling multiple projects on construction sites scattered throughout the country … about Unified Communications Methods in Construction
An architect by background, Australian-born Rebecca de Cicco developed a passion for technology – and for building information modelling (BIM) – while working in London. In the process, she became aware of the under-representation of … about Women in BIM
Building Information Modeling (BIM) is more than just adoption of digital modeling technologies for design and construction. Its successful adoption also requires deep changes to how clients procure their projects, and new professional roles and … about Could the U.S. Adopt a More Coordinated Approach to BIM?
The big dictionary on my bookshelf defines collaboration as: “working in association (sometimes invidiously, with an enemy).” For construction folk, this will ring a bell. Many of our contractual relationships can be somewhat adversarial, with … about Is BIM a Catalyst for Collaboration?
Consider the difference between printed directions and the information you get from a traffic app on your mobile device. The app updates in real time, shows you where accidents or construction has blocked your route, … about We’re Beyond Printed Drawings
According to the McKinsey Group, the US construction industry lags behind just about every other industry sector (apart from agriculture and hunting) in realizing its digital potential. However, any digital transformation will not only require … about BIM, Data, and Cyber-Security
Technology has helped make international communication easier, quicker, and cheaper. As a UK-based technology writer, for example, I have seen a huge change over the past 20 years in how I interact with friends and … about BIM: Missing A Key Group of Stakeholders
It’s been a long road for Building Information Modeling (BIM) to reach its current state. But, if supporters, surveys, and reports are accurate, BIM is now moving to widespread adoption, even as it continues to … about Building Better with BIM