13 03, 2018

What does Artificial Intelligence mean for a BIM Company

Machine learning and artificial intelligence are the buzz words of the moment, especially in the financial, telecom and tech world. This should come as no surprise as these industries are well known for their risk-taking attitude towards new technologies, climbing on board quickly in order to make their internal processes more efficient and gain advantages [...]

21 02, 2018

How Can CAD help Designers?

As we have talked about in previous blog posts, CAD software is now being used on a large scale by various businesses within the construction industry. Today, architects and engineers can find themselves facing many daunting challenges with designs, structures and workflows becoming more and more complicated, and clients demanding a lot more for their [...]

7 02, 2018

What are CAD Services?

We talk a lot about CAD services these days, but not everyone is aware of what these services are and what CAD actually is. So, in this article, we will give you a brief overview of CAD services so that you can more easily decide whether it is a service that your business needs or [...]

29 01, 2018

What is a CAD Designer and how can you become one?

In this article, we will take a look at the role of a trainee CAD designer, their job duties and the skills required so that you can think about whether this is the career for you or not. CAD design is a career which is great for those people who like to tinker about and [...]

15 01, 2018

CAD Services: The Benefits

Technology, in general, has changed the way we live and work today, and nowhere is that more obvious than in the construction industry. CAD Services can be a real boon to any project, be it architectural, engineering or building, but some people still don't really understand the benefits of CAD. In this article, we will [...]

26 12, 2017

BIM for Project Managers: A Review

The focus so far with BIM seems to have been on the use of BIM in the front-end design process, and this focus now needs to broaden in order to make sure there is universal awareness and adoption of BIM. This is where the role of the BIM Manager comes in, and the increase in [...]

20 12, 2017

What is the Project Information Model?

  We have talked a lot about BIM recently, but as a CAD services company, we also deal with PIM which stands for the Project Information Model. In PAS1192-2:2013 PIM is defined as "the information model developed during the design and construction phase of a project." Does the PIM change during the project lifecycle? In [...]

20 11, 2017

What is COBie and how does it relate to BIM?

If you are looking for BIM Manager Jobs, then one of the terms you have probably come across in the job description is 'managing and overseeing the collation and coordination of COBie data' - but what is COBie and how does it relate to BIM? What is COBie? COBie stands for the Construction Operations Building [...]

6 11, 2017

A BIM Consulting Companies Guide to the Asset Information Management Model

As a BIM consulting company we tend to work mostly on the digital part of the construction project lifecycle, and the Asset Information Model is a huge part of this. The Asset Information Model (also known as AIM) is the name for collated information which supports the ongoing management of a building.  The AIM, therefore, [...]

23 10, 2017

A BIM Consulting Companies Guide to PAS 1192

As one of the few BIM Consulting Companies who has managed to achieved BSI Level 2 Status for BIM, we are aware that many people don't know what that means or what it entails. In a recent blog post we gave a brief overview of what it means for us, and how it relates to [...]