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Read more at: Press Release: Boosting digital transformation of local authority construction projects

Press Release: Boosting digital transformation of local authority construction projects

13 May 2021

A new tool from the Construction Innovation Hub launches today (13 May 2021) to help local authorities to transform how they design, build and use their buildings digitally. gsl_navigator_image.jpg The Local Authority Government Soft Landings (GSL) Interactive Navigator has been developed in association with the National...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital twins and how the Hub’s new interactive guidance can help

Blog: Digital twins and how the Hub’s new interactive guidance can help

11 May 2021

The Construction Playbook (2020) highlights the need for appointing parties, such as asset owner clients, to further embed digital technologies and processes, especially the UK BIM Framework and digital twins, as a vehicle to improve the performance, sustainability and value for money of projects and programmes allowing...

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Read more at: Exploring the BIM training landscape

Exploring the BIM training landscape

29 March 2021

Information management using building information modelling (BIM) is important in both the delivery and operation of our buildings and infrastructure . There is a need for this to be supported by effective training which is accessible to individuals and companies seeking to improve their information management capabilities...

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Read more at: Blog: The benefits the Government Soft Landings - David Philp

Blog: The benefits the Government Soft Landings - David Philp

20 November 2020

David Philp, digital impact director for the Construction Innovation Hub , highlights the benefits the Government Soft Landings (GSL) approach brings to improving performance and outcomes of our built assets to ensure they improve whole-life value to users, owners and society at large. The cost of maintaining and operating...

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Read more at: Publication: BIM in Local Authorities

Publication: BIM in Local Authorities

12 November 2020

screenshot_2020-11-12_at_09.16.31.png The local authority (LA) sector is large and diverse with 343 councils in England who collectively spent around £25bn on capital expenditure in 2017/2018 and approx. £4bn on building maintenance and operation. Currently sector uptake of digital information management – known as...

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Read more at: Blog: Sparking digital transformation in local authorities - by Terry Stocks

Blog: Sparking digital transformation in local authorities - by Terry Stocks

12 November 2020

Terry Stocks, Chair of CDBB’s Local Authorities Working Group shares his thoughts on how we can help local government to realise the benefits of a digital approach to managing their estate and asset information. The local authority sector is large and diverse. There are 343 councils in England who collectively spent around...

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Read more at: UK BIM Framework publishes new resource to support BIM training providers

UK BIM Framework publishes new resource to support BIM training providers

29 July 2020

The UK BIM Framework has released a free resource to support the development of training content for building information modelling (BIM) aligned with current standards - the UK BIM Framework Learning Outcomes Edition 1 . Based upon the BIM Academic Forum’s ‘Learning Outcomes Framework’ (2012), this completely refreshed...

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Read more at: UK BIM Framework Publishes two new reports to support BIM implementation

UK BIM Framework Publishes two new reports to support BIM implementation

6 November 2019

Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery (second edition) and Government Soft Landings, revised guidance for the public sector on applying BS8536 parts 1 & 2, published today by the UK BIM Framework The UK BIM Framework today releases two documents to support practitioners in embedding and implementing Building...

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Read more at: What is the National Digital Twin (NDT)?

What is the National Digital Twin (NDT)?

7 September 2019

The National Digital Twin (NDT) has been cited by the National Infrastructure Commission as having the potential to unlock an additional £7 billion per year of benefits across the UK infrastructure sector. The NDT will be a national resource for improving the performance, service and value delivered by the UK’s...

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