Weighing the Decisions Behind Building Information Modeling
Written by Robert Beverly, The News.
BIM is for design engineers and architects.
Well, that’s true. Building information modeling has become an essential item in the toolbox for those professions. The modeling software’s ability to identify and eliminate spatial conflicts before construction ever starts in...
Using BIM to 'Build it Right' and Blow Past KPIs
By Kathleen Brown, Construction Dive
Building information modeling allows construction professionals to establish a single source of truth on their projects and to collaborate with trades and stakeholders more efficiently than they could before. But adding this tool to the arsenal takes a calculated approach to securing management buy-in...
Top 10 Benefits of BIM in Construction
News artivle written by John Hall, AutoDesk
While BIM is mostly associated with design and preconstruction, it absolutely benefits every phase of the project life-cycle, even well after building is complete."
Latest Technology Updates on MIT, Autodesk, and BIM Software Advances
From the Construction Dive editors page.
Technologies like BIM, drones, virtual reality and real-time workflow software have made an entrance that will forever alter the scope of the construction industry."
Unpacking BIM: How Contractors can Reap the Rewards of a Digital Workflow
Article by Kathleen Slowey (Construction Dive)
Before implementing troves of BIM software types, contractors must ask themselves what role they play in the grander scheme."
Eighty Percent of Contractors Report Difficulty Finding Qualified Craft Workers to Hire as Association Calls for Measures to Rebuild Workforce
AGC of America’s New Plan to Address Growing Construction Workforce Shortages
Technology can help bridge this gap, and more firms are bringing training in-house to implement digital strategies such as BIM..."
Elite Squad Puts the Tech into Giant Construction Projects
Article posted by Roopinder Tara, engineering.com
The industry is about to get a tech makeover...The popular image of the construction industry dominated by men in hardhats has been jolted. Instead, the tech center is staffed by youngish, super tech-savvy staff—two of whom are women."
5 Trends Shaping the Future of Offsite Construction
Article by Author, Mary Tyler March of Construction Dive.
It is much more efficient for an owner, developing properties in multiple regions, to contract with one or two modular factories rather than trying to find workers in several labor markets..."
Using BIM to Resolve Disputes and Claims
By Construction Dive's Kim Slowey
BIM can be invaluable during a dispute process when contractors and their attorneys must take a forensic look back at the project..."
Leveraging BIM in the Prefabrication Space
Construction Dive's reporter, Kathleen Brown examines the world of BIM.
By improving project visibility and coordination between the trades, 3D models can reduce the risk of design errors and save offsite construction firms time and money."