BCS AEC Practitioner Series Wrap Up

By BCS Committee Members: Melissa Thiessens, Chad Clary & Randall Stevens Building Content Summit Online – AEC Practitioner series took place last month and attracted over 70 attendees. Each session kicked off with a presentation and was followed by an interactive roundtable. Thank you our fantastic speakers – Rob van het Hof, Christopher Shafer, Brian […]

BCS Manufacturers Series Wrap Up

By BCS Committee Members: Mike Collins, Jim Conger & Randall Stevens The first-ever BCS Online – Manufacturers Series took place in September 2020 and attracted over 200 attendees, mostly from a manufacturing background.   Thank you to our fantastic speakers for making the event a successful one. We’d also like to thank our Gold Sponsor of the series, BIMobject, for their continued support.  Over the course of four weeks […]

Legal: The Ninth Chapter of DBEI Insight

Even with the industries increasing digital maturity level and awareness regarding BIM procurement and delivery, there remains the potential for arising legal issues, including, intellectual property rights, the responsibility of delivery and other litigation risks. Understanding the correct procurement process for your project, outlining the information requirements, who is responsible for delivery of what, when […]

DTS Discussion Session A: It’s a wrap!

By Bob Yori – DTS Committee Member DTS Online Discussion Session A is in the books! It was a thrill to be able to participate in each of the two breakout sessions, interacting and learning from everyone. I’d like to extend a warm thanks to everyone at DBEI who worked tirelessly behind the scenes to […]

Is it time for a VR/AR collaboration solution?

By The Wild If your team’s BIM and design collaboration process is a breeze, congratulations—you’re in a rare situation. With more people working remotely and building projects moving faster than ever before, it’s easy to make critical mistakes in your process.  In this new distributed era, there’s been a lot of buzz about Virtual Reality […]


They say data is the new oil, with a rush for acquisition of data of all forms. Put your miner’s hat on in our discussion of data security, metadata definitions, data management systems, parts and modules, project or asset information such as inventory SKUs, Mean Time Before Failure or itemized costs. With all of this […]


By Data Day Committee (Tammy Adolf, Andrew Cole, Moses Scott, and Arif Hanif) DBEI’s Data Day celebrated its fifth birthday online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. While it was unfortunate that attendees couldn’t gather in person this year, it was great to see that the enthusiasm for data-centric discussions and learnings has not […]

Revit Software Users can now Link PDF and Microsoft Word Documents to Revit Files Thanks to Ideate Sticky

Ideate Software, a veteran Autodesk Developer Network member, announced that recent updates to Ideate Sticky include one of the features most requested by Autodesk Revit software users. “As a developer of software that streamlines Revit workflows, we closely monitor the Autodesk Ideas Forum to identify Revit challenges we can address through our productivity tools,” said […]

Top 3 Reasons You Need a BIM Content Management System

Put simply, a BIM Content management system (CMS) helps teams organize their digital assets while improving a conventional user experience. These platforms are critical for any team that seeks to share content across multiple people, whether internal within their organization or an external client, partner, or consultant. CMS’s are common throughout nearly every industry and […]

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