The NBS published Are you ready for BIM? What your business needs to do before 2016 (part 9), in which they review the best ways to make a BIM implementation plan. They also published an NBS Toolkit update and how these provide a boost for manufacturers, as they allow greater collaboration between professionals working on […]

At the end of July BIM4M2 ran a 1 day seminar, BIM for Manufacturers: Help with the journey, which provided an impartial perspective and some advice on the implementation of BIM. Su Butcher has written a Storify of the day summarising all the tweets and discussions around the presentations. The presentations from the day are […]

At the end of last month Barbour ABI hosted a twitter chat answering questions about Product Data templates, with David Rich and Paul French of BIM4M2. A Storify of the chat highlights has been published. The next BIM4M2 chat is scheduled for 14th July at noon, join by using #BIM4M2chat. In an article for Adjacent […]

Following the release of the NBS BIM Toolkit Ian Chapman of the NBS National BIM Library will be hosting a webinar reviewing what the Toolkit means to manufacturers. RIBA Insight provide an overview of the Toolkit in their article What is the NBS BIM Toolkit and what does it mean for manufacturers? And Darren Lester […]

The NBS Launched their New BIM Toolkit at BIM show live 2015. The New Toolkit is free to use and provides step-by-step help to define, manage and validate the responsibility for information development and the delivery of BIM. The NBS also provide a summary of the session and presentations for the launch of the Toolkit. […]

With BIM being such a hot topic and the recent release of the BIM4M2 research – BIM Adoption by Product Manufacturers, I decided to attend the BIM4M2 Panel discussion at Ecobuild. I wanted to find out what information and advice the panel members would give manufacturers looking to adopt BIM, On the panel were members […]

New research: BIM Adoption by Product Manufacturers The headline story this month is the release of the BIM4M2 research BIM Adoption by Product Manufacturers Report 2014. This research, conducted by Competitive Advantage on behalf of the BIM4M2 working group sets out to inform the process of helping manufacturers implement BIM. In an article for Adjacent […]

Recent research by BIM4M2 with 188 product manufacturers states that over half who have BIM consider their investment to have been worthwhile. So what can be learnt from product manufacturers that have already adopted BIM? How can you make your investment worthwhile? In this blog I take a look at the findings from the research […]