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The Four Common Pitfalls to Avoid in the BIM Process

Five Essential Actions To Ensure BIM Success

Would you like to increase the value of BIM in your projects, business, and for your customers? In the last post of our BIM blog series, The Five Essential Actions to Ensure BIM Success, we listed the tasks that are necessary to ensure success in the BIM process. Next, we will discuss the four pitfalls that should be absolutely avoided during this process! Be sure to keep reading to ensure that you aren’t already falling victim to any of these pitfalls!

BIM is a complex and often fast paced process. There are many factors which can impact the quality and value of a BIM effort, and it is easy to make mistakes along the way. Because of this, it is important to consciously avoid making mistakes at every step of the process. Learn what to steer away from by reading our list of four of the most common BIM pitfalls below:
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The Five Essential Actions To Ensure BIM Success

Five Essential Actions To Ensure BIM Success

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail” is a quote often attributed to Benjamin Franklin. This is true in many aspects of the BIM planning process. This blog focuses on Five Essential Actions which when taken, can help you and your team gain more clarity on expectations, ensure that the BIM effort is a success, and ultimately add more value to the project.

Although we believe these are essential tasks, the list does not include other tasks that are basic building blocks on every project, including the BIM kick off meeting and having a clear and thorough BIM Execution Plan.
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5 Reasons Now is the Wrong Time to Invest in AR

Beneficial uses for augmented reality (AR) in commercial and industrial settings are growing. AR hardware manufacturers and software developers continue to identify new applications for these tools. As the tools improve, business leaders must evaluate whether right now is the time to invest. I believe that it is not the right time to invest in AR… yet. (more…)

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Three Reasons to Integrate AI with BIM Now

Artificial intelligence (AI) is poised to make an impact on VDC efforts throughout the construction industry.  With the introduction of low code and no code AI, your business will have opportunities to optimize designs, reduce schedules, and increase value.  Here are three reasons to start exploring AI with BIM right now.

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Learn about our in-house capabilities, including #BIM and prefabrication

A big part of a successful project is finding the right team. With McKenney’s, our over six decades of experience is combined with superior mechanical construction expertise, proven processes, professional engineers and skilled tradesmen. Explore our capabilities to learn how we can partner with you to take your project to the next level.

 

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