Tag Archives: construction design

The Value of BIM in Construction

Last year, Autodesk partnered with McGraw Hill Construction to find out if BIM is embraced around the world and whether employing BIM processes have improved business for those companies. Key findings in the report show: 75% of companies report a positive return on BIM investments Contractors are experiencing less errors and rework Companies are expecting to grow work with BIM

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BIM Collaboration in the Cloud with Autodesk Subscription

What if you could improve coordination and collaboration with the extended team? Autodesk® BIM 360™ Glue® is a cloud-based BIM management and collaboration solution that connects the entire project team and helps streamline BIM project workflows. With virtually anywhere, anytime access to the most recent BIM project models and data and support for over 50 different 3D model and data formats, BIM 360 Glue extends BIM

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Data-Driven Design: Construction’s Big Data Problem

Reposted with permission on February 7, 2014 from DataDrivenDesignBlog by Randy Deutsch, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: It is clear from reading the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report, Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity, that big data is now recognized as an important factor of production, alongside

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McGraw Hill Construction Report: BIM is Paying Off for New-Adopters

An inspiring, new report from McGraw Hill Construction offers new insight to the industry in regards to BIM.  On January 8, McGraw Hill announced, “Three-quarters of contractors using BIM globally report positive ROI on their BIM investments.”  As quoted from the press release: “The markets that are just beginning to adopt BIM have really benefitted from the experience of other

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Press Release: ABC and Synergis Team Up to Deliver BIM Training for Contractors

Arlington, Va. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced a collaboration with Synergis Engineering Design Solutions, a Platinum provider of Autodesk products, to bring Building Information Modeling (BIM) training to ABC contractor members to make them more productive, efficient and profitable. The training is part of a larger effort known as Project Virtual. “This collaboration is the foundation of an

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