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How to set up the Power BI connector

How to set up the Power BI connector

March 12, 2019 As a BIM manager or BIM coordinator it is crucial to have a grip on your project. Yet in practice, multiple separate worksheets (often Excel spreadsheets) are commonly used to exchange issues. This is why worksheets don't work. Read more
5 reasons why you should visit BIM World Paris 2019

5 reasons why you should visit BIM World Paris 2019

March 7, 2019 Whether you’re already practising BIM or you’re just starting to tweak your workflows, BIM events are a great place to obtain new knowledge about various BIM topics and industry developments. BIM World Paris is coming up and you got every reason to be there on the 2nd and 3th of April. It's the biggest BIM event in the world, promoting the digital transformation for construction, real estate industry and urban planning. We'll give you 5 reasons to go... Read more
7 reasons why worksheets don’t work

7 reasons why worksheets don’t work

January 24, 2019 As a BIM manager or BIM coordinator it is crucial to have a grip on your project. Yet in practice, multiple separate worksheets (often Excel spreadsheets) are commonly used to exchange issues. This is why worksheets don't work. Read more
How to always work with up-to-date IFC files

How to always work with up-to-date IFC files

December 17, 2018 Working with different disciplines on different BIM models can be challenging. You have to find an efficient way to share the IFC files among team members and make sure everybody can use the most recent versions. One of our clients came up with an interesting solution we would like to share, using BIMcollab ZOOM as an effective tool to always have up-to-date files in the federated model. Read more
Solving issues in BIM models effectively

Solving issues in BIM models effectively

November 13, 2018 Nowadays, there is a variety of issue management software on the market. Applications that help to organize, monitor and solve detected clashes and problems in BIM models. Yet, the way of working of these applications varies a lot. It is essential to realize that issue management software is only truly effective if it brings a high level of integration with your BIM process and BIM models. Why? The better the level of integration, the less room there is for mistakes, miscommunication and confusion. Read more
Is Navisworks suitable for issue management?

Is Navisworks suitable for issue management?

September 21, 2018 In this blog I want to address the challenges that we identify in projects that our Navisworks customers face on a day to day basis. Working with BIM models provides the opportunity to digitally design and thereby visualize conflicts between stakeholders before a single brick is laid. To accomplish this, validation and clash detection becomes more and more integrated in construction project worldwide. Several applications are used that can detect and document these conflicts. Read more
What is good issue management

What is good issue management

August 24, 2018 The more complex your project is, the more issues you will need to deal with. You will need a way to make sure that each of these issues has been assigned, has been addressed and when necessary solved. This is what we call issue management. But was is exactly good issue management? Read more
Why should visiting a buildingSmart Event be on your to-do list?

Why should visiting a buildingSmart Event be on your to-do list?

May 25, 2018 If you are interested in architecture and construction, then make sure your clear your calendar. The day will be packed with Keynotes, 8 specialist forums / sessions with different thematic focuses.  Read more
8 Tips to accelerate your BIM project.

8 Tips to accelerate your BIM project.

April 5, 2018 Working on a open BIM  project requires lots of communication. We are not working alone on this project. In this digital transformation the whole team undergoes the same challenge. Sometimes we are just lost… E-mails, Skype, links, phone calls, PDF’s, scans and even sticky notes… Read more