The UK government mandated that all centrally-funded work must be undertaken using Building Information Modelling (BIM) by 2016, but it seems that many firms still do not fully understand the advantages of BIM, leading to only mandated levels of adoption and slow uptake across the wider sector. This raises the question: is the business case for BIM truly understood?
There are many benefits to embracing digital transformation, from security and efficiency to better collaboration and communication. We’re sure she needs no introduction but we’ve been delighted to welcome Jessica Huckle to Team Glider in recent months and it’s fair to say Jess has already made a huge impression with us. Her willingness to learn all things digital construction and the impact that technology has on business means Jess is one step ahead of the game. We’re proud to have you on the team, Jess! Hear more from Jessica in our latest Meet the Team feature below.
Going digital can mean many things, particularly for construction! Fundamentally, it’s transforming the way that we work from old paper-based methods to a more asynchronous and virtual experience. Our newest Senior DevOps Engineer, Jim Speir, talks us through the importance of digital transformation and his journey with Glider so far.