BIM Blog

Our BIM blogs below offer a wealth of BIM management tips, tricks and best practices.

We focus on simple BIM guidance and share tips to follow 🌐 ISO 19650 standards.

Five BIM Bloggers also contribute weekly posts to this blog so 📘 bookmark it now!

Five BIM Experts
Building vs Buying AEC/BIM Software (Exploring the Pros and Cons)

Building vs Buying AEC/BIM Software (Exploring the Pros and Cons)

Let share my very own build vs buy stories and dive into the age-old question of whether to build your own or rely on professional providers for your AEC software. I hope to uncover the pitfalls, give you some valuable insights from my experience, and help you make the right decision when it comes to AEC/BIM software.

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Plannerly: The Global Solution for Simplified BIM Management

Plannerly: The Global Solution for Simplified BIM Management

BIM Management - Made Simple Say goodbye to traditional and cumbersome Word docs and Excel matrices - Plannerly is the BIM management solution to simplify and improve your BIM management processes! 🥳 With Plannerly, users can create and collaborate on a BIM Execution...

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Lessons from a BIM Consultant

Lessons from a BIM Consultant

The journey to implement BIM (Building Information Modeling) is not always smooth. Simon recounts his own trials and tribulations, having initially encountered failure not once, but twice, before ultimately emerging as a seasoned BIM consultant. Join us in delving into the unparalleled insights generously shared by Simon.

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Easy Table Creation and Manipulation in Plannerly

Easy Table Creation and Manipulation in Plannerly

Tables allow us to present data and content in a structured format, making it easier to read, understand, and manage. In this article, we will explore how tables can be easily added and customized to sections within a document, highlighting their benefits in organizing information and enhancing productivity.

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How to Maximize Online Project Management Tools

How to Maximize Online Project Management Tools

Learn how to make the most out of using an online project management tool in this informative video. Discover various ways to insert videos into your projects, including embedding videos from YouTube and uploading videos directly. Additionally, explore the possibilities of embedding other types of rich data such as forms, diagrams, and Google Sheets. Find out how incorporating multimedia elements into your project plan can effectively convey complex information and help everyone involved stay on the same page. Start planning early and efficiently with Plannerly!

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Experience Simple Document Editing!

Experience Simple Document Editing!

When it comes to using document editing software, simplicity is key. At Plannerly, we understand the frustration of navigating through endless menus and buttons just to accomplish a simple task. That’s why we prioritize a simple and fast user interface, designed to enhance your overall document editing experience.

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How To Create AI-Powered Documents (for BIM/AEC)

How To Create AI-Powered Documents (for BIM/AEC)

Simple AI-powered document creation tools to supercharge your AEC proposals! These incredible AI tools streamline your writing process, saving you precious time, while boosting accuracy when crafting awe-inspiring documents for the AEC industry. Personalize the generated content to perfectly align with your unique vision and requirements.

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Is Peter Parker a BIM Manager (on the side)?

Is Peter Parker a BIM Manager (on the side)?

Would superheroes make good BIM Managers? In this video, we use Plannerly's AI-tools to find out if Peter Parker is a BIM Manager on the side. We dig into Peter's background and previous work experience to see if he fits the criteria to be a BIM Manager 😃 Watch 🎥 In...

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Website Planet Interview with Clive Jordan

Website Planet Interview with Clive Jordan

Simplifying BIM Management In this interview with Clive Jordan, a Co-founder of Plannerly, we explore his insights on the design and construction industry, the challenges facing the industry, how technology can drive collaboration, the importance of the ongoing...

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BIM Agreements Made Easy: My 10 Simple Yet Effective Tips

BIM Agreements Made Easy: My 10 Simple Yet Effective Tips

If you want to craft the perfect BIM protocol agreement, I can help! My 10 top tips give you insight into the best standards and frameworks for success. Plus, I have a great tool to simplify your scoping process – so don’t hesitate any longer. Get started today and take your BIM agreements from good to great!

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10 BIM Schedule Questions to Help Guarantee On-Time BIM Projects

10 BIM Schedule Questions to Help Guarantee On-Time BIM Projects

BIM projects can be highly complex, and mastering the delicate balance between BIM tasks and timely delivery is not an easy feat. Having a BIM schedule complete with key project milestones can be paramount for success. For the best results, ask yourself some questions like: How much time has been allocated for each task? Does my team know how to plan out BIM tasks in advance? Is there a way to reduce or eliminate waste in my workflow processes? What planning tools should I use? Read this blog to find out more!

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BIM Project Case Study Explained (15 videos) – saving an amazing €4M

BIM Project Case Study Explained (15 videos) – saving an amazing €4M

This amazing BIM project case study highlights the benefits of implementing BIM using a strategic BIM management approach.

As the world supplies us with more and more data, it is important to explore innovative ways of utilizing it.

BIM can be a great asset that helps design professionals take their projects to the next level thanks to their increased accuracy and organization.

Taking a closer look at successful BIM case studies like this one can help design and construction professionals see how to apply the technology for better productivity and amazing project outcomes.

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BIM Case Study: How One Team Saved Over 4 Million Euros (with BIM)

BIM Case Study: How One Team Saved Over 4 Million Euros (with BIM)

This BIM case study post will examine how the LIMSEN team successfully used Plannerly to manage their BIM workflow on a large project and save over 4 million euros. We’ll look at what BIM uses were deployed, the scope of the project, and how that helped the team reduce costs and meet their scheduling goals. Furthermore, we will discuss ISO 19650 standards and best practices for setting up a Common Data Environment (CDE) along with 3D Coordination, 5D Quantification, and Checking/Reporting of BIM models. Finally, we’ll analyze the lessons LIMSEN learned from this case study and how they can be applied to other projects in order to maximize savings and efficiency. Join us as we explore how one team leveraged BIM technology to achieve remarkable results!

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Autodesk University 2023 Details – Plus My 7 Definitive Do’s and Don’ts For AU2023! ♣️♥️♦️♠

Autodesk University 2023 Details – Plus My 7 Definitive Do’s and Don’ts For AU2023! ♣️♥️♦️♠

Autodesk University 2023 is just around the corner, and we’ve got all the details you need to know! Don’t miss my 7 tips for AU2023! ???? Learn more about prominent speakers, exciting programs, new products and features, and much more. Visit the blog now to find out how you can get involved and make your time at Autodesk University as productive, educational, and enjoyable as possible.

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ISO 19650: The Importance of Having the Right Starting Point

ISO 19650: The Importance of Having the Right Starting Point

If you’re a BIM Manager, then you know that following ISO 19650 standards could be crucial for any design and construction project. But achieving an ISO 19650 compliant status can be tricky if you don’t have the right foundation. In this blog post, I’ll share how you can get your team up to speed quickly and avoid any potential pitfalls along the way!

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3 Critical Things You Need in Your BIM Execution Plan BEP

3 Critical Things You Need in Your BIM Execution Plan BEP

3 Tips for your BIM Execution Plan BEP! There are three essential components to a successful BIM Execution Planning process: PLANNING, SCOPING, and MANAGEMENT. Without these three elements in place, it’s almost impossible for teams to effectively collaborate and generate useful, accurate, and reliable deliverables. In this blog post, I will discuss each of these components in more detail and explain how they work together to create a successful BIM Execution Plan 🥳

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How To Apply BIM In Construction Projects: My Comprehensive Guide 😃

How To Apply BIM In Construction Projects: My Comprehensive Guide 😃

If you’re considering BIM for your next construction project, here are some helpful tips to get you started. I’ll share how to apply BIM in construction projects, introduce the four main phases of a typical BIM workflow, and how to get the advantages for your business. I also include some bonus resources at the end too! ????

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How Is BIM Used in Construction Management? Plus 2 bonus resources!

How Is BIM Used in Construction Management? Plus 2 bonus resources!

So, how is BIM used in construction management? BIM, or Building Information Modeling, is a process that has revolutionized how construction projects are planned and executed. It allows construction managers to create a virtual project model that can be analyzed and modified before any physical work begins. This leads to more accurate estimates, fewer surprises during construction, and a better-finished product.

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Autodesk University 2022 Details – Plus My 10 Definitive Do’s and Don’ts For AU2022!

Autodesk University 2022 Details – Plus My 10 Definitive Do’s and Don’ts For AU2022!

Autodesk University 2022 is just around the corner, and we’ve got all the details you need to know! Don’t miss my 10 tips for AU2022! ???? Learn more about prominent speakers, exciting programs, new products and features, and much more. Visit the blog now to find out how you can get involved and make your time at Autodesk University as productive, educational, and enjoyable as possible.

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My Top 10 Best BIM Software Programs

My Top 10 Best BIM Software Programs

If you’re in the market for the best BIM software, you’ll want to check out this list of my top 10 favorite BIM programs. I share what I like about each BIM tool and my thoughts on what makes each one slightly different. It’s a great list of BIM software, but you might have more you would like to add too!

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BIM Quality Control Software: 3 Simple Ideas To Help You Get The BIM That You Need!

BIM Quality Control Software: 3 Simple Ideas To Help You Get The BIM That You Need!

BIM quality control is essential for four main reasons: first, because BIM models are used to make decisions about buildings’ design, construction, and operation. If the models are not of high quality, then these decisions will not be based on accurate or complete information. Second, because BIM models are often used to create visualizations (e.g., renderings and animations), if the quality of the model is not good, then the visuals will also not be good. Third, because BIM models are used to generate data used in analysis and simulation; if the quality of the model is not good, then the results of the analysis and simulation will also not be accurate. Finally, because BIM models are used as a basis for facility management

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The 5 BIM Bloggers

The 5 BIM Bloggers

Your BIM Blog: Here are five design and construction BIM-ers who share their unique experiences about how Building Information Modeling (BIM) has helped them solve problems and perform better in their roles. You’ll get to read in-depth instructional material, as well as some hilarious BIM experiences – some are quite controversial! ???? Every week, they’ll post a new blog so bookmark this page and check back every week to learn some of the greatest BIM insights!

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5 Simple Ideas To Improve Your BIM Process – An Interview With Jean Ghazal

5 Simple Ideas To Improve Your BIM Process – An Interview With Jean Ghazal

An interview with some practical ideas to help your BIM process. Working with BIM can require complex BIM process maps and diagrams however this can also put off the teams that need to create value on the project. We talk with Antoine about how he has overcome some of these and what tools he is using to make the BIM process easier for his teams.

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How To Get The Benefits Of BIM Technology – 4 Top Tips

How To Get The Benefits Of BIM Technology – 4 Top Tips

This interview shares how to get the benefits of BIM technology by digging into the differences between BIM theory and BIM in practice. Sonali, the Co-founder of Excelize, gives us her expert insight and some great suggestions to get to the desired outcome. A must see BIM interview!

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ISO 19650 Explained In Five Minutes

ISO 19650 Explained In Five Minutes

ISO 19650 explained in five minutes: we explain why ISO 19650 is important in the USA, what it actually is and provide some ISO 19650 learning resources to help you get started.

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The Top 5 Reasons You Need A BIM Execution Plan (BEP)

The Top 5 Reasons You Need A BIM Execution Plan (BEP)

Why is a BIM Execution Plan (BEP) important? Here are the five main reasons you should use a BIM Execution Plan and some of the benefits for your project. In this article we show you why you should use BIM in the first place, what BIM is needed, by whom and when, how information will be exchanged, and the importance of defining how success on the project will be measured.

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