Jobsite Information Management (JIM)

Construction Dive

To fully realize the potential of the automated job site, real-time visual information is essential

Information Age v Digital Age

Collaborative Construction

The information age is dead. Any end user in any sector can attache him or herself to a fire hose of information that no human being can possibly digest intelligently. In the new knowledge economy the supply of data exponentially increases everyday.

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Humpty Dumpty Information

Collaborative Construction

The Humpty Dumpty analogy aplies equally to information generally. Effective integrated teams share information in a collaborative and cooperative environment. Examples: Owners toss Program information over the wall to designers. Welcome to the Collaborative Revolution!

Information Chaos in the Construction Industry

Carol Hagen

Without a strategic plan and integrated solutions to document workflow you are highly susceptible to Information Chaos. This slide presentation by John Mancini presented at the AIIM conference explains the challenges, how to plan and prepare for Information Chaos in a Digital World. Your construction company has already felt the information chaos pain as you have worked with digital documents.

Building Information Modeling - BIM - Experiencing Explosive Growth

Collaborative Construction

A new study finds a rise in the use of BIM tools, with growth in Asia especially impressive.

Building Information Modeling in Construction Industry

The Constructor

Building Information Modeling is a system’s approach to show from design and construction to maintenance use, demolition and reuse of built. Building Technology Construction Buildings

Some information about Floor Screed

Construction Cost Estimating

Floor screed is a type of building material used in construction to make the floors smooth and flat, the screed made with right quantity of cement and sand. Introduction It is a building material that is made from a 1:3 or 1:4.5

Some crucial information about concrete mix design

Construction Cost Estimating

Mix Design refers to the method of choosing perfect materials of concrete and finding out their proportionate ratios with the purpose of developing concrete with minimum specific strength and stability as reasonable as possible.

Collaborative Construction Blog: Horizontal v. Vertical Information.

Collaborative Construction

Vertical Information Chains. One of the big picture issues for those of us advocating the use of IPD, BIM and lean processes is the need to avoid processes and work flows that leave information at the bottom of the silo in which it was produced. Better yet, IPD, BIM and lean processes work best in a "Big Room" environment where the various stakeholders share information as needed on a real time basis. Building Information Modeling Website. Vertical Information Chains.

Understanding Building Information Modeling

Constructor Magazine

Questions contractors ask when using BIM

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ConstructConnect Blog: Insights, information and ideas

Construction Marketing Ideas

Accordingly, you’ll discover a wealth of material here — because this organization has an incredible wealth of data-gathering and information/research resources at its disposal. (As The ConstructionConnect blog, published by iSqFt Inc., BidClerk Inc.,

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Latest Cobie Information – Spreadsheets

Building Information Management

COBie – May 20, 2016. COBie Design Template. COBie Construction Template. Copy of COBieConstructionTemplate. BIM BIM and Facility Management BIM Usage COBIE Standards Uncategorized

Latest Cobie Information – Spreadsheets

Building Information Management

COBie – May 20, 2016. COBie Design Template. COBie Construction Template. Copy of COBieConstructionTemplate. BIM BIM and Facility Management BIM Usage COBIE Standards Uncategorized

Civil Engineering Information Videos

Construction Dive

We uncovered some interesting videos this week under the heading of "Civil Engineering Information Videos." " The first shows some shaft work followed by some drill and blast tunnel work. Read more

How Generous Information-Sharing Builds Your Content-Based Marketing Program

Construction Marketing Blog

If you’ve just bought a bandsaw and start Googling around for information, Iturra’s name comes up everywhere—even though he’s never had a Web site, and is too busy to spend much time online. First, there is no such thing as providing too much helpful information.

Some useful information on detailing of beam

Construction Cost Estimating

Detailing is one of the most crucial basic features of any construction. The architect should evaluate and place different elements of RCC members with proper care.

Onuma Demos Knowledge Applied to Information

Collaborative Construction

Watching videos like this remind me how quickly the knowledge and information economy is descending on us. Meanwhile, watch Kimon demonstrate the power of KNOWLEDGE applied to INFORMATION in the video below.

More Knowledge and Information Economy with BIM?

Collaborative Construction

He nails the basics and does a good job of painting one vision of the future exchanges we might see in a Knowledge and Information economy. Jared Banks, who runs the Shoegnome Blog , has an interesting blog post up that imagines the future of BIM.

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Brief information on Project Cost System

Construction Cost Estimating

This information is then applied for the purpose of controlling the cost on the current project and for working out the cost of future projects. Besides, the cost system offers significant information related to project financial control.

Say Hello To The Real Information Highway

Construction Equipment

Kansas City based Integrated Roadway s is developing smart pavement technology that will serve as a platform (both concrete and digital) for Wi-Fi and other telematics purposes for modern vehicles and future mobility services.

The Evolution of Information

Construction Business Owner

In the ever-evolving world of instantly available information, contractors must be able to determine which information is accurate and usable on the jobsite.

Evolution of Building Information Modeling

Constructor Magazine

By Jeff Leighton, BIM Manager, Victaulic. BIM has evolved in the past few years, and continues to evolve with more and more projects having BIM requirements. Contractors able to meet those requirements may find they have a competitive advantage. read more. Software Registered User

Detailed information on Shallow Foundation

Construction Cost Estimating

Shallow foundation A shallow foundation is defined as the foundation that transmits the building loads to the earth adjacent to the surface. It’s depth is equivalent to or under its width. Categories of shallow foundation: 1.

Shared Coordinates - Autodesk Reference Information

Revit OpEd

Help documentation should provide background information that helps us care and understand the reason it exists. In this case I think the information shared via the above link attempts to do just that. It's September already.no posts in August.time flies. This post is brief, merely a referral and suggestion. If you struggle with understanding Revit's coordinate system then have a look at THIS LINK to Autodesk's own Documentation.

2018 Reconstruction Awards Entry Information

BD+C

The goal of the BD+C Reconstruction Awards is to find the best reconstructed, renovated, or remodeled projects , based on overall design, engineering, and construction project quality. Here are some tips to help you win: 1.

Building a Database of Tire-Maintenance Information

Construction Business Owner

Building a database of tire maintenance information is one of the best ways to accomplish this Tires are complex, highly engineered products that can be important contributors to construction equipment productivity. They also account for a substantial capital investment.

How the Brits View BIM – Buildling Information Modelling

Building Information Management

A multi-dimensional tool, Building Information Modelling (BIM) involves generating a visual model of the building which also manages data about it, at the design stage, throughout the construction phase and during its working life. Future of Building Information Modelling. What is BIM?

Information as a Jobsite Imperative

Construction Business Owner

CBO recently caught up with Nicholas Mangon, vice president of AEC business strategy at Autodesk, to talk about how business owners could fully utilize tech solutions to connect the jobsite and ensure that the most up-to-date information possible is being passed from one team member to the next.

Revit 2013 Information

Revit OpEd

There is a blogger media event tomorrow so look for various bloggers to add to the available information overload. Autodesk is hosting a media day in San Francisco today. They've invited over 100 media people to see what's new and in store for us.

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Highly Profitable Contractors Control Who Receives Company Information

Contractor Bookkeeping

Information About Your Contracting Company. Financials statements are based on the information you provided. It is easier to blame the bookkeeper for missing information. The Key work is done by you, or whoever assists you have the power to give information to outsiders about your Construction Company. You Have Ultimate Control On Who Has Or Receives. I know this is not a statement that any contractor wants to hear about their bookkeeping.

BIM Objects, Data, and Information – More than a 3D Pretty Picture – Soooo Much More!

Building Information Management

Using them as placeholder to connect to a wider source of information provides for a powerful and rich source of information. . To avoid duplication, information should be both structured and coordinated. .

The Age of Strategic Information Technology

Construction Business Owner

Consequently, information technology has often taken a back seat to other, more clear-cut company initiatives and investments The construction industry has historically lagged behind most other major industries in its adoption of technology.

Beating the Seven Trolls of the Information Age

Collaborative Construction

The information revolution is doing the same to manufacturing. Advocates of IPD, BIM and lean processes need to pay attention to the economic revolution sweeping the world. Don't let the Tsunami crash over you and your organization.

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Micromine's Rhonda Bulmer on Business Information Modeling

Collaborative Construction

Micromines Rhonda Bulmer on Business Information Modeling. Specifically, she is opening eyes in the mining industry to the value of BIM, which she defines as Business Information Modelling. Building Information Modeling Website. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

Definition of BIM – Building Information Modeling – Defintions from Various Sources

Building Information Management

‘Building Information Modelling (BIM) is digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility creating a shared knowledge resource for information about it forming a reliable basis for decisions during its life cycle, from earliest conception to demolition.”

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Project Owners Disclaim Their Own Subsurface Information

Construction Dive

By Bruce Jervis Public project owners do it all the time: They provide detailed subsurface site information to bidders and then contractually disclaim responsibility to the successful bidder for the accuracy of that information. Read more

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BIM vs Information Silos

Building Information Management

Life-cycle Information. BIM is not about software or technology but about CULTURE CHANGE and CHANGE MANAGEMENT. BIM is about simplifying and adding visibility to the life-cycle management of the built environment.

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BIM vs Information Silos

Building Information Management

Life-cycle Information. BIM is not about software or technology but about CULTURE CHANGE and CHANGE MANAGEMENT. BIM is about simplifying and adding visibility to the life-cycle management of the built environment.

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Industrial Leads: Project Planning Information

ENR Construction

Sempertrans USA LLC, a joint venture of Semperit AG Holding and Shaw Almex Industries Ltd., is considering establishing a conveyor-belt manufacturing plant in the Atlanta area

Field crews need mobile information

Constructor Magazine

Your employees are connected to the Internet most of the time, so why should they not be when they’re at work? read more. Technology