Category: United Kingdom

An Introduction to BIM and Contracts

In all the years that I’ve been going to BIM Conferences, legal issues were always presented as being a complete block on doing BIM – intellectual property rights, licensing of the use of information, professional indemnity insurance and what contracts...

/ January 28, 2016

The Importance of Standards

If you think about it, even if we’re doing a single BIM project by ourselves (ie just our firm), unlike the times when each individual produced a drawing or a document, we are now working collaboratively. So, how I work...

/ January 21, 2016

What are the BIM Level 2 Deliverables?

So, what actually are the BIM Level 2 deliverables? Previously we have discussed the raft of standards and supporting documentation we have in the UK and I’ve told you that I think they’re pretty good. It is these standards and...

/ January 14, 2016

The BIM Mandate

2016 is now upon us! In May 2011, the Government’s construction strategy announced an ambitious set of measures aimed at transforming the construction industry. In the years since then, the Government have produced a raft of documents and standards to...

/ January 6, 2016

Spotlight on BIM Mandate: Viewpoint For Projects – Document Checker

Document Checker is a feature built into the Information Planner area of the Viewpoint For Projects BIM Manager module. This enables the planned delivery of documents by each role and for each information exchange to be checked by the Information...

/ November 17, 2015

Viewpoint Can Help You with COBie RAG Reporter

We know many of you reading this are working hard on your processes for delivering COBie ahead of the 2016 mandate; if you’re not, you probably should be thinking about it! The ability for your business to prove competence in...

/ November 9, 2015