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Read more at: Agile Standards - Making Excellence a Habit

Agile Standards - Making Excellence a Habit

9 June 2021

Ron Lang, Chief Technical Officer, Construction Innovation Hub W e have seen over the past year how the COVID-19 response has accelerated the speed and scale of digital transformation. One of the most striking developments is the huge momentum towards the adoption of digital twins in the built environment. It’s an...

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Read more at: Blog: Increasing confidence in organisations’ ability to manage information when delivering buildings and infrastructure

Blog: Increasing confidence in organisations’ ability to manage information when delivering buildings and infrastructure

27 April 2021

Ian Ronksley, Development Manager for The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), the national accreditation body, provides an update on accreditation and its role in ensuring that the construction industry applies good information management practices when delivering assets. UKAS is undertaking a Pilot Assessment...

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Read more at: Press Release: Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650 has been updated and published today by the UK BIM Framework

Press Release: Guidance for Information Management according to BS EN ISO 19650 has been updated and published today by the UK BIM Framework

19 February 2021

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (supported by the Construction Innovation Hub), BSI and the UK BIM Alliance, have today released an updated suite of guidance documents to support the BS EN ISO 19650 series. This latest release continues to reflect the massive voluntary effort by industry to continue the drive towards...

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Read more at: Blog: BS EN ISO 19650-5:2020: Supporting a secure future for digital construction

Blog: BS EN ISO 19650-5:2020: Supporting a secure future for digital construction

23 November 2020

Alexandra Luck One of the key drivers of the Construction Innovation Hub’s mission is to quicken the pace towards greater digitalisation in the construction industry. In recent years, the UK’s built environment has undergone a notable shift towards digitally enabled collaboration, virtual stakeholder engagement and secure...

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Read more at: Blog - Building Blocks for Digitalization by Dan Rossiter

Blog - Building Blocks for Digitalization by Dan Rossiter

24 August 2020

by Dan Rossiter, BSI ( This article and image were originally published in BSI's Standards Outlook - Issue five and the BSI Website .) The built environment is massively important to the UK economy and the wider public good, encompassing as it does all major infrastructure such as road and rail and the buildings in which...

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Read more at: Press Release: Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 published today by the UK BIM Framework

Press Release: Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 published today by the UK BIM Framework

1 June 2020

BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, the UK BIM Alliance and the Construction Industry Council today release the Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase. ➢ Information Protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 The Information Protocol has been developed as part of the BS EN ISO 19650-2:2018...

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Read more at: From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction

From Norm to Swarm: development of a balanced scorecard for evaluating automation in construction

This project aims to develop a Balanced Score Card (BSC) to support the adoption of automation in construction. It will do this by delivering a set of indicators that ensure the sustainable development of these innovative processes and technologies in the UK construction industry and highlighting...

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Read more at: ​Fourth Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

​Fourth Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

30 April 2020

The fourth edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery has been published today by the UK BIM Framework. BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain and the UK BIM Alliance today release the fourth edition of Guidance Part 2: process for Project Delivery to help practitioners in the UK to implement building...

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Public Sector ISO Transition Working Group (PSITWG)

It is widely recognised that public sector procurers have played a key part in the UK’s take up of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and this has been due, in the main part, to the central Government mandated adoption of BIM from 2011 onwards. Since the BIM mandate deadline of April 2016, which...

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Read more at: Blog: Organisational information requirements (OIR)

Blog: Organisational information requirements (OIR)

7 April 2020

Since the release of BS EN ISO 19650 (Parts 1 and 2) there has been a noticeable industry shift towards a standardised approach to information briefing, delivery and management using building information modelling (BIM). ISO 19650 is a series of international standards which define the collaborative processes for the...

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