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How do you transform an entire sector?

Construction is an important sector in every economy. Transforming an entire sector is a large-scale change management operation, involving the public sector and industry; and standards bodies and academia, with potential change across public policy, working practices, guidance, internal...

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Read more at: Memorandum of Understanding signed between the UK and Peru to solidify collaboration related based on UK BIM

Memorandum of Understanding signed between the UK and Peru to solidify collaboration related based on UK BIM

31 January 2020

On 29 January 2019 The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) of Peru signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of the United Kingdom to the improvement and development of Infrastructure investments in the country. The MOU, signed by the MEF and the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (...

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Read more at: Blog: Highlights from the International Programme

Blog: Highlights from the International Programme

18 December 2019

As we approach the start of a new year, Adam Matthews, Head of CDBB’s International Programme reflects on some of the highlights of 2019 and looks forward to the year ahead. In early 2019 the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) awarded the role of delivery partner for the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Pathfinder...

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Seven Common Challenges Facing Governments when introducing BIM

W orking with countries globally to secure a common approach to BIM at the same time as developing the domestic BIM programme has generated practical understanding. Adam Matthews, lead for CDBB International, reflects on this experience and sets out seven ‘big questions’ for national BIM programmes...

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Read more at: James Harris on the Ambitions of the Enablers Stream

James Harris on the Ambitions of the Enablers Stream

22 November 2019

Following the appointment of Manchester-headquartered consultancy Turner Harris to lead the Enablers stream of the National Digital Twin (NDT) Programme, CEO James Harris, Enablers stream lead, is looking forward to grappling some of the key challenges to Digital Twin adoption. In this, the first of what I hope will become...

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Read more at: CDBB Week 2019 - International Blog - Brazil

CDBB Week 2019 - International Blog - Brazil

13 September 2019

As part of our series of CDBB International blogs to mark CDBB Week 2019, Andressa Mares Guia Milhomens, Coordinator and International Trade Analyst for the Ministry of Economy, Brazil, reflects on the in-country experience from Brazil setting out the challenges and opportunities of developing the Brazilian BIM Strategy...

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Read more at: CDBB Week 2019 International Blog: Mott MacDonald

CDBB Week 2019 International Blog: Mott MacDonald

13 September 2019

Mott MacDonald, led by its Smart Infrastructure business, was appointed by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) as the Delivery Partner for the BIM Pathfinder Programme in January 2019. As part of our series of International blogs to mark CDBB Week 2019, Sean Kearney, Senior Information Consultant at Mott MacDonald, reflects on successful engagement and progress in partner countries.

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Read more at: CDBB Week 2019 International Blog: Peru

CDBB Week 2019 International Blog: Peru

11 September 2019

Peru is working with CDBB International on its path towards digital and sustainable transformation. In the first CDBB Week 2019 International Blog Gianina Caballero, Programme & Project Coordinator for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)in Peru sets out the benefits of collaboration. Peru is currently one of...

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Read more at: CDBB Week 2019 International Blog: Colombia

CDBB Week 2019 International Blog: Colombia

11 September 2019

In a series of CDBB International blogs to mark CDBB Week 2019, a number of representatives from partner countries offer the in-country experience of collaborating to implement a national programme of digital change. Juan Camilo Pantoja, Project Director at FDN (Financiera de Desarrollo Nacional), reports on progress in Colombia.

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Read more at: CDBB Week 2019 International Blog: Chile

CDBB Week 2019 International Blog: Chile

11 September 2019

In the second of our CDBB Week 2019 International blog series telling the in-country experience of partner countries, Carolina Soto, Executive Director of Planbim Corfo reflects on the digital transformation journey to date in Chile. In 2015, the State of Chile began encouraging the adoption of BIM by its public...

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