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The value of open data standards

Author Richard Petrie on Jan 15, 2021 11:25:55 AM

As the demand for digitization within the built asset industry is accelerating exponentially towards fully interoperable digital twins of all assets of all types at all stages of their lifecycle, I am impelled to make the case for the fundamental importance of open data standards. This case I.

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End of Year Message

Author Richard Petrie on Dec 20, 2020 7:08:47 PM

As we conclude 2020 it is impossible not to reflect what an extraordinary year it has been. Our lives and work have all been dominated by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Infections rates remain high in Europe and North America so we look forward keenly to the roll out of the new vaccines. I want to.

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InfraBIM Open 2021 Lyon

Author Guersendre Nagy on Sep 22, 2020 9:11:32 AM

You are invited to the 4th edition of InfraBIM Open (IBO) taking place for the first time in France. This event will focus on the progress and benefits of the digital transformation in the built asset industry paying particular attention to infrastructure domains and assets. In 2020 there were.

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Take BIM Processes to the next level with Digital Twins

Author Bart Brink on Jun 2, 2020 9:29:17 AM

Organisations in all industries are under pressure to deliver more robust and innovative operating models. Bart Brink, Global Director for Digital Twin at Royal HaskoningDHV, and Casey Rutland, UK Director of Digital at Royal HaskoningDHV, explore how digital twins can elevate BIM processes to.

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The importance of Industry Foundation Classes in Building Information Modelling

Author Oliver Wheeler-Nurdin on Mar 4, 2020 2:15:49 PM

Learn how adopting the IFC standard and Building Information Modelling (BIM) will produce significant time and cost saving benefits. This blog looks at what IFC is in relation to BIM and how how the schema can be applied as the industry continues to find ways to be more efficient and effective.

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The curious case of the MVD

Author Léon van Berlo on Dec 12, 2019 3:51:33 PM

The buildingSMART lingo consists of many abbreviations. Some more commonly used than others (does anyone still use IFD?). But one of the most confusing acronyms is “MVD”. The abbreviation MVD stands for ‘Model View Definition’, but knowing what the acronym is, does not necessarily mean it’s fully.

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End of Year Message

Author Richard Petrie on Dec 12, 2019 11:39:03 AM

2019 has been a personal milestone year for me; with recruitment of our Technical Director, Léon van Berlo, I feel we now have the minimum viable core leadership team. We’ve delivered major key standards projects (Bridge, Rail with Road in its final furlong) have delivered formal Candidates.

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Activity-Based Working Across Members

Author Mike Landers on Jun 3, 2019 11:59:46 AM

buildingSMART International's (bSI) latest multinational member shared how they work with Arup, a strategic member of bSI, to improve collaboration across their many projects and teams. By improving collaboration, Arup were able to find improved collaborative ways of working.

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BIM-Competency Assessment

Author Mark Baldwin on Jun 3, 2019 11:39:17 AM

In this latest blog, Mark Baldwin, Professional Certification leader and Board member of buildingSMART Switzerland provides step-by-step instructions on how organisations can measure their BIM maturity.

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Are we Digital Twinning yet?

Author Aidan Mercer on Apr 29, 2019 2:36:32 PM

In this latest blog, Aidan Mercer, Marketing Director from buildingSMART International discusses "digital twins" as a context for project delivery and asset management. In this blog you can read about project examples of how digital data has enabled the right context for a digital twin and how open.

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