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  • Guest blog: The rise of biometric security in the construction of modern buildings

    23 Apr 2018 Jason Choy, Founder, Welcome Gate (Twitter: @JasonChoy, @WelcomeGate)
    Instead, cameras discreetly recognise you, open the security gates automatically and call the lift to take you to your floor. This seamless experience is so unobtrusive that while you know the buildin ...
  • Guest blog: The Shift to BIM: What is next for the Built Environment?

    22 May 2018 Dr Ghasson Shabha, School of Engineering and the Built Environment at Birmingham City University (Twitter: @GhassonS)
    Prima facie BIM is a concept which revolves around centralisation of the information relevant to a particular project information which facilitate greater participation amongst key stakeholders and al ...
  • Guest blog: Too Busy for BIM

    10 May 2018 Joel Martineau - Digital Practice Lead, International, Stantec (Twitter: @jefesquire)
    For this to happen, everybody needs to play their part. Not everyone is as anxious to accept the changes associated with a BIM-enabled workflow. There are several reasons why, but a recurring theme is ...
  • Guest blog: Two shocking numbers that suggest a construction revolution is needed

    07 Aug 2019 Stuart Maister, Chief Storyteller, Strategic Narrative
    2% was the average net profit made by the top 150 construction companies in the UK last year, according to a report released by Building magazine at a recent event. As a colleague of mine said: you ca ...
  • Guest blog: What did you say? Language and consistency - Speaking the same language as we move into the future.

    18 Jun 2018 Rebecca De Cicco - Director, Digital Node (@Digital_Node, @becdecicco)
    You said what? Working across different regions of the world is one of the biggest challenges I face regarding the way I communicate, train and educate in the BIM and Digital construction space. Every ...
  • Guest blog: What Digital Innovations Are Affecting Customer Service In The Construction Industry?

    29 Jun 2018 Kayleigh Alexandra, content writer - Micro Startups (Twitter: @getmicrostarted)
    And while this is giving rise to efficiency improvements, tighter budgets and more consistent construction work, it’s also affecting customer service, which is a big concern in an industry that functi ...
  • Guest blog: What is Digital Engineering?: The use of Digital Engineering terms, references and processes across the Infrastructure Sector.

    25 Apr 2018 Rebecca De Cicco - Director, Digital Node (Twitter: @becdecicco, @Digital_Node)
    All asset owners will have their own strategy, some using UK BIM terminology while others using terms they consider to be correct in the way we determine our requirements and processes. This is always ...
  • Guest blog: When it comes to data, we need to look behind the curtain

    23 Aug 2019 Gareth Parkes, Company Knowledge Manager, Sir Robert McAlpine
    For some sectors, however, the story is markedly different. Project managers, at present, appear to be confronted with an ever-pumping exhaust plume of data. Overwhelmed teams are unable to capitalise ...
  • Guest blog: Why issue tracking is about more than clashes

    08 May 2018 Alexine Gordon-Stewart - Content & Community, BIM Track (Twitter: @AlexineGS, @BIMTrack)
    We’re going to look at some of the problems with tackling coordination the traditional way. We’ll also see what else besides clashes can be resolved with a centralized BIM coordination communications ...

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