Peter Mann

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AU Show Reflections

CodeBook on the road at Autodesk University 2014 AU Show Reflections Like every year I write my post AU blog recovering from jet lag, a hectic and punishing show schedule and not forgetting the post show party! This year was no different except I didn’t publish my blog straight away.  My excuse, somebody got their …

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Is technology available to deliver BIM Level 2 or Level 3 today?

A few weeks ago I attended a presentation where the speaker representing the UK BIM TASK Group suggested technology wasn’t available today to delivery BIM Level 3 because the Task Group hasn’t yet defined its requirements; therefore products with this capability don’t exist.   BIM Organisation Struggles Many organisations will struggle to implement Level 2 …

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Key to BIM’s success is shared data in a collaborative workflow

Key to BIM’s success is shared data in a collaborative workflow I read the intriguing titled “BIM for the terrified” guide from the NBS today. It gives a potted history of development of BIM, a clear rationale why it’s essential in the design, construction and operations and its key features: Collaboration across the industry Engagement …

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CodeBook International Promotes Sam Oliver to VP Global Operations

June 25, 2014, London, UK: CodeBook International promoted Sam Oliver to VP Global Operations with immediate effect. Sam will now manage all support, training, implementation staff, leading CodeBook implementation teams and overseeing all CodeBook desktop client, Access and SQL database,  Hosted and Cloud support activities. Sam started working for CodeBook in 2007 starting on the …

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Revit COBie interoperability – That’s the easy bit!

Revit COBie interoperability – That’s the easy bit! Over the past few days I have been watching the praise heaped on Autodesk with its recent announcement on its progress improving COBie interoperability and its truly good news. There’s a really big step for COBie to work being missed COBie is data! – the data needs …

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BIM – “It’s all about the data”!

BIM – “It’s all about the data”! Attending conferences is always a good way to check out the mood of the market, gather first hand user insights and, of course, meet potential clients.  So last week I travelled half away across England to attend The BIM Conference held in a former 12th Century Cistercian Abbey. …

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Buying the right tool for the job!

Buying the right tool for the job! Over the weekend preparing for a party cleaning the paths and patios in my garden with my high pressure washer broke 2/3 way in the job which hard already taken me 5 hours so far! I made the fatal mistake when I bought this unit some 4 years …

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Concern that Building Owners are not going to get what they require or what they expect from BIM

When considering the use of BIM, it is important to be clear about the expected benefits.  There is a danger in the rush to embrace the new ways of working optimism and expectation can lead to disappointment and wasted effort.  It is important to identify work flows, what data should be modelled and where it …

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CodeBook Releases Room Data Sheet (RDS) Creator

News release   May 27, 2014   CodeBook Releases Room Data Sheet (RDS) Creator Revit® App – Introductory Offer US$ 69.00 May 27, 2014, London, UK: CodeBook Solutions Inc. (CBS) launches its newest Revit® app in a series making workflow simpler, quicker and reducing workload increasing productivity. CBS Flex Documenter creates .doc and .pdf Room …

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CodeBook Pro – Intelligent Room Data Management May 13 2014, London, UK / San Diego, USA

News release   May 13, 2014  CodeBook Pro V12    CodeBook Pro – Intelligent Room Data Management May 13 2014, London, UK / San Diego, USA CodeBook International will be showing off CodeBook Pro Version 12 – a cutting edge enterprise solution for building information management (BIM) to Aussie CodeBook users. Perth – Wednesday May …

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