Surveying Project Information Management

Extranet Evolution

At AECbytes , Lachmi Khemlani is working on a research project studying the implementation of project information management (PIM) software in AEC firms, as part of which it is conducting a brief survey to better understand how users are using PIM in their firms. AEC BIM Blogs Collaboration Future Marketing Vendors AECbytes Autodesk BIM 360 Construction Lachmi Khemlani PIM Project Information Management US

BIM = Better information mobility?

Extranet Evolution

A US survey suggests growing benefits of mobile information, but its respondents weren’t enthusing about mobile access to digital models. Note: COMIT’s own conference on information mobility is next week, 7 November in London.).

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.

Surveying Project Information Management

Extranet Evolution

At AECbytes , Lachmi Khemlani is working on a research project studying the implementation of project information management (PIM) software in AEC firms, as part of which it is conducting a brief survey to better understand how users are using PIM in their firms. AEC BIM Blogs Collaboration Future Marketing Vendors AECbytes Autodesk BIM 360 Construction Lachmi Khemlani PIM Project Information Management US

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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

COMIT to look at information mobility

Extranet Evolution

Building information modelling ( BIM ) and mobile IT remain themes for 2013′s edition, to be held at London’s Institute of Physics on 7 November 2013.

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Why Management Should Be Informed About Mobile Crane Safety

Construction Business Owner

The old adage, “You don’t know what you don’t know,” is true for many managers and supervisors when it comes to crane operations. If a worker has never attended mobile crane operator training or had any hands-on exposure, chances are their mobile crane knowledge is limited.

App Provides Real-Time Mapping Information From Drone Surveys

ENR Construction

The software for the popular DJI drones can stich together basic 2D and 3D maps of surveyed areas on the fly

Ministry of Information

Business Facilities Blog

The FBI’s initiative to use a single warrant to hack the information of thousands or even millions of hacking victims sounds to us a lot like the excuse the NYPD used for years to justify it’s “stop-and-frisk” program.

Asset Life-cycle Model, Asset Information Model, and Why BIM Won’t Work

Building Information Management

The U.S. tried to foster BIM with NBIMS, also others in the world tried PAS this and PAS that, and ISO this and ISO that… the issue remains that standards can’t replace knowledge and competency.

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.

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

Trends of Building Information Modeling and Geospatial Use in Construction

ENR Construction

Geospatial Media and Communications, an India-based market research firm, released a market report on August 2 about the state of Geospatial and BIM use in the construction industry and linking it to the construction economy as a whole

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Construction Data Company blog: Lots of useful information

Construction Marketing Ideas

The Construction Data Building Blocks Blog. Leads service Construction Data Company publishes the Building Blocks Blog that has been a contender as a finalist in last year’s Best Construction Blog competition, and will likely become one as well in 2015, for good reason.

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.

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.

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!

Obvious and Hidden Benefits of Taking Project Information Mobile

ENR Construction

The blatant and hidden benefits of harnessing mobile and cloud systems for construction management. Technology

A process of analysis and synthesis gives architects and designers the information they need to create


I enjoy gleaning the important details out of the information they provide and seeing the patterns that start to emerge. When doing strategic planning work for our clients, I often sift through lines and lines of data. What other might see as tedious and time-consuming, I find interesting. I frequently end up knowing more about their site and facilities than they do

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Newforma goes Lean

Extranet Evolution

The Newforma LeanPlanner application helps construction teams apply lean thinking to their projects, though it is not (yet) integrated with their information management software.

Time to Think Differently About Information Technology

Construction Business Owner

If you view information technology (IT) as a necessary evil, you’re not alone. The construction industry traditionally has spent less on IT as a percent of revenue than most other industries. However, that’s quickly changing

White paper from Perkins Eastman and Three H examines how design can inform employee productivity and wellbeing


International design and architecture firm Perkins Eastman and furniture designer Three H recently announced the publication of the joint white paper “The Effect of Individualized Work Settings on Productivity and Well-Being.”

Chapoo is now Bricsys 24/7

Extranet Evolution

As outlined in April, Chapoo is a (profitable, privately held) sister company of Bricsys, providing a cloud-based information management platform known at various times as Vista , Vondle and – until this year – Chapoo (“ Was Chapoo collaboration tool or hat cleaner?

Live from GroupBC user conference 2017

Extranet Evolution

A pre-requisite to BIM Level 2 and essential for ‘Better Information Management”), is the result of over 22 man-years of development, and new sofware release cycles are down to three months.

NBS launches BIM viewer

Extranet Evolution

AEC BIM Collaboration SaaS Vendors architecture Autodesk Forge browser building information modelling Construction Engineering NBS Software-as-a-Service UK viewer WebGL

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The Simple Definiton of BIM – Building Information Modeling

Building Information Management

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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BRE Databook: a step forward for BIM standards

Extranet Evolution

This will remove the confusion and lack of interoperability that has surrounded sharing standardised product information from BIM and associates technologies.

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Asite launches BIM clash detection

Extranet Evolution

In other news, earlier this month Asite also announced that the University of Cambridge has chosen the Adoddle platform to be its standard Project Information Management tool for their BIM Level 2 project portfolio.

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DATA CENTER GIANTS: Information overload is pushing the limits of mission-critical facilities


To keep pace with the tsunami of Internet ones and zeroes, businesses are investing heavily in data centers, deploying new applications, embracing cloud storage, and renovating out-of-date facilities. TOP 30 DATA CENTER ARCHITECTURE FIRMS. Rank, Firm, 2015 Revenue. Gensler $34,240,000.

Informed design: A dynamic approach to athletic facilities design


Established in 1889, Marlborough School , located in Los Angeles, California, is the oldest independent girls’ school in Southern California.

ShapeDo: change management in the cloud

Extranet Evolution

Its software detects differences between drawings, and can then help manage associated workflows (requests for information, change orders, etc) and can help project managers track the cost implications of changes in contracts, budgets and other agreements.

GroupBC revenues up 33%

Extranet Evolution

In all these cases, businesses cited adoption of building information modelling (BIM) as a contributing factor to their growth, and this is certainly the case with GroupBC.

BC QuickStart launched

Extranet Evolution

Reading, UK-based GroupBC , provider of the enterprise-class Business Collaborator and BC Assure platforms, is looking to command an increased share of the building information modelling common data environment market by launching an SME-friendly version of its CDE platform.

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 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.

What Information Should You Send To Potential Clients?

Help Everybody Everyday

The key thing is that your lead magnet provides information that only potential customers would want and want BAD! Sitting in the presentation, I knew the information was so useful I had to do something with it. How Do You Get This Information.