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The information management experts for the defence sector

Bold thinking from design to operation

Working with the defence sector requires stringent processes, rigorous standards and unequivocal support for information security requirements. Our gliderbim® information management software enables support for projects with heightened information security needs, and/or where data sovereignty is required. The Glider team has a vast experience of working on highly regulated and complex construction projects as well as working directly for the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), Defence & Science Technology Laboratories (DSTL), Ministry of Justice (MoJ), British Antarctic Surveys (BAS), as well as a number of global banks and high tech organisations.

Information management software and services for defence clients

Improving your asset delivery and performance

Glider supports major asset owners and their connected supply chains in the defence sector. We ensure your information needs are clearly defined, and asset data is securely managed across the entire asset lifecycle. By combining our expert consultancy and information management services with our powerful gliderbim® platform, you’ll quickly be able to realise maximum value from your projects, assets and wider estate.

Building digital foundations for the defence sector

We support secure, open and interoperable working which is why gliderbim® can be a foundational component of a broader systems landscape. To drive reliability in the analysis and exploitation of asset data, we have developed a Reference Data Library, and within it, a Common Data Model. These ensure consistency in data creation and capture, and standards adoption (e.g. ISO 19650, Uniclass, SFG20) across all design, construction and FM operations.

Enabling your smart buildings & digital twins future

The demand for smart buildings and digital twins continues to rapidly increase. Both are underpinned and powered by quality, verified and validated asset information. Our team of experts can help you to define your information needs. Then through our software platform gliderbim®, and its RESTful API, ensure this is collected, validated and integrated with data from various sources (BMS, IoT sensors, CaFM), to allow you to create the foundations for a digital twin of your built assets.

Asset management software and services

  • Whole lifecycle Asset Information Management (AIM)
  • Common Data Environment (CDE)
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Information delivery planning
  • Government Soft Landings
  • Data exploitation
  • Digital twinning
  • Common Data Model
  • Reference Data Library (RDL)
  • Data repatriation/migration
  • Machine learning & Artificial Intelligence (AI)
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Specialist software and services for defence main contractors

Meet MoD and high-security standards

Through our work on the DIO AIM CDE project, and related information management initiatives, we have a deep understanding of the MoD information requirements. We can help you to interpret these, how to respond (pre and post-contract) and importantly how to securely deliver quality, validated structured document and data deliverables.

High quality deliverables management

Capturing and validating data and documentation from multiple trade contractors and suppliers on projects is an ongoing challenge for many main contractors. Our services help to radically improve the speed and quality of digital delivery, ensuring on-time, on-budget and quality handover documentation on practical completion.

Powered by our next generation data-driven AIM CDE

gliderbim® is an intelligent online platform for managing project information, asset data validation and handover. It provides contractors and AEC professionals with the necessary tools to manage the production, approval and delivery of all project and asset information.

Main contractor software and services

  • Cyber secure project information management
  • Pre-contract support
  • Common Data Environment (CDE)
  • Building Information Modelling (BIM)
  • Handover documentation support IFC/COBie
  • Golden Thread
  • Building Safety Information
  • Management (BS 8644-1)
  • 3D modelling & model validation
  • Government Soft Landings
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Information security matters

Our work with DIO, MoJ and leading banks and high tech organisations means we take cyber security very seriously. We are certified to ISO 27001, Cyber Essentials Plus and we are also MoD CyDR certified. These standards, coupled with our UK CDE deployment, and ability to deliver on-premise, allow us to meet the UK data sovereign requirements for projects up to the classification of Official Sensitive.

We are also approved by the gov.uk digital marketplace for software and services.

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Our Projects

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Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO)

Designing, implementing and embedding a secure AIM CDE platform for…

Lendlease, HMP Fosse Way

Glider worked with Lendlease on the information management during the…

Wates Group, Hammersmith Police Station

Glider was commissioned by Wates to enable the Stage 5…

Resources

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Celebrating a bright future in Brighton

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Glider Team in Brighton

Glider shortlisted for two Digital Construction Awards 

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Digital Construction Awards 2024

How AIM CDE software can help building owners

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How much is poor-quality asset information costing asset owners?

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Resources

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Celebrating a bright future in Brighton

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Glider Team in Brighton

Glider shortlisted for two Digital Construction Awards 

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Digital Construction Awards 2024

How AIM CDE software can help building owners

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AIM CDE for asset owners

How much is poor-quality asset information costing asset owners?

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Built asset information