Tag Archive: David Philp

Feb 21 2014

A BIM R&D funding opportunity for SaaS vendors

UK SaaS construction collaboration technology vendors may take advantage of collaborative funding opportunities opened by a new Technology Strategy Board competition for collaborative R&D funding called “Digitising the construction sector”. The call complements an existing competition to create a digital tool for building information modelling (brief), and also supports the UK’s current BIM initiative. It …

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Aug 02 2013

Why I #LoveConstruction

Love Construction is a campaign that has been slowly developing since the 2 July launch of the UK Government’s latest construction strategy. Its origins lie in an editorial written by Construction News editor Rebecca Evans who argued that it was time for industry people to have their say in how the industry is perceived. The …

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Mar 27 2013

Fiatech awards UK BIM initiative its highest award

Fiatech, the US-based organisation focused on innovation in the capital projects industry, has chosen the UK Government and the UK construction industry as recipients of its highest honour, the James B. Porter, Jr. Award for Technology Leadership (news release). The award was presented yesterday in Texas to David Philp, Head of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Implementation (BIM …

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Nov 17 2012

COMIT #MobiBIM conference pushes cloud-based data and tools

I attended COMIT‘s latest conference, on BIM and Mobility, at London’s Building Centre on Thursday, and tweeted a lot of the event highlights (my ‘co-tweeter’ Su Butcher helpfully created a great Storify stream where you can see the event unfold). As usual with COMIT events, the conference was a healthy mix of construction people and technology …

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Jul 16 2012

#MobiBIM 2012

One of the best events I attended last year was a conference on building information modelling (BIM) and mobile IT, organised by COMIT (Construction Opportunities for Mobile IT). I applauded the combination of the two topics when it was announced last year, and I am pleased that COMIT is running the event again – this year on …

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