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BIM and Collaboration

BIM and Collaboration

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is set to revolutionise the delivery of construction projects. It will help the industry and its clients move from inefficient, often-paper-based information processes within fragmented project teams towards the seamless flow of structured data between collaborators incentivised to deliver whole life value.

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How Big Data Complements Information Management

How Big Data Complements Information Management

Having been intensely paper-based for decades, during the past 15-20 years the construction industry has developed sophisticated approaches to inter-company transactions, document management, and collaboration. Now, partly as a result of BIM (Building Information Modeling), the industry is also becoming more data-centric. However, even in leading BIM markets the great majority of construction information exchanges still rely on processing large volumes of unstructured data.

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Best Practice Collaboration

Best Practice Collaboration

Web-based collaboration platforms provide a powerful means to centralise information for use throughout project delivery, from the earliest conceptual stages where the project brief needs to be developed, through detailed design and construction, to hand-over of a fully-documented new asset to the owner-operator.

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The Lamborghini and the Country Road

The Lamborghini and the Country Road

The Lamborghini and the country road. This parallel can be viewed similarly in our field of work. The construction industry today has the tool capability of the Lamborghini, but many firms lack the appropriate infrastructure to drive performance commensurate with their contemporaries.

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SaaS in Construction

SaaS in Construction

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offers tremendous benefits to companies of all kinds, reducing their software- and hardware-related workload, saving them money, improving their productivity, and – perhaps most importantly – reducing risk.

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