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Rule 12 – Train them to bring you answers not problems [www.exceptionalbim.com]

Powered by: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-she… Rule 12 Notes: https://www.exceptionalbim.com/course… Failure is not an option and without a doubt this industry is just as extreme in its own way and there is no reason why you as an individual cannot be exceptional in what you do. We have almost reached half way through our 28 Rules of Engagement […]

Rule 11 – Respect Digital Differences [www.exceptionalbim.com]

https://www.linkedin.com/in/mjustinta… https://www.exceptionalbim.com/ It’s critical to pay attention to all of this. Don’t assume that now that you the digital leader you free to roam the corridors and align your teams with the best and greatest systems out there. Build relationships with key stakeholders, and look out for potential landmines, they are usually just outside the […]

Rule 10 – Ensure the teams know what is expected of them [www.exceptionalbim.com]

Powered by: Marzia LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/marzia-bo… Mace Group: https://www.macegroup.com/ BIM learning: https://www.exceptionalbim.com/ It’s easy to give someone a new job description and expect them to get on with it. It can also lead to a lot of agitated people on the project and wasted time. The best practice is to interact with them personally right from […]

Rule 9- Hire Raw Talent [BIM Rules of Engagement]

Powered by: https://www.exceptionalbim.com/pages/… https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephen-d… Stephen is the Head of Architecture and Design at Macdonald & Company and knows all about what it means to hire raw talent he is well known across the globe for founding the Architecture Social community group which is a must for anyone wanting to make an impact on the Architecture […]

Rule 8 – Growing a team without ‘Titles or Identities’ [BIM Rules of Engagement]

  Powered by: Full course visit: https://www.exceptionalbim.com/pages/… Imagine having a project team without formal titles? Allowing each person to take on multiple roles and levels of responsibility within the project; an open-project environment, where tasks are tackled on as teams not by a discipline.  So how do we minimise this entitlement-attitude and stop staff or […]

Rule 7 – Digital Discussions [BIM Rules of Engagement]

Powered by: Mentor: Paul Wilkinson https://www.linkedin.com/in/jpaulwilk… http://extranetevolution.com/about-pa… Inevitably project meetings will have to take place around a table but remember that almost everybody attending will receive the agenda or meeting minutes. If your objective is to impart information, then do it online and digitally. A Common data environment such as Asite, will track the audit […]

Rule 6 – Rock n’ Roll as a BIM leader [BIM Rules of Engagement]

  Powered by https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCry2… https://www.exceptionalbim.com/ https://www.asite.com/ Imagine replacing each team member with a machine. With Industry 4.0 rolling on, this may not be a stretch in the future. Imagine a team member robotically, efficiently and with laser focus did their job, performing their function. How would your strategy with design, estimating or construction change? What […]

Rule 5 – Let the team see Digital Engineering [BIM Rules of Engagement]

  Powered by: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nrdoughty/ https://www.exceptionalbim.com/ The Chinese have a saying that goes something like this: “Tell me and I’ll remember for an hour; show me and I’ll remember for a day; but let me do it and I’ll remember forever.” Some sage advice. So, if you are going to let the team do it, then […]

Rule 4: Pragmatic Planning [BIM Rules of Engagement]

Powered by: Website www.exceptionalbim.com  LinkedIn : https://www.linkedin.com/in/ross-grif… Every stakeholder in the industry has an important role to play, and from my experience, the software vendors will always be the gatekeepers to the advancing technology and possibly the data, They sell the software and provide training on their infinite technology. But regardless of your stance within […]

Rule 3: Setting Boundaries [BIM Rules of Engagement]

Powered by:   Website: https://www.exceptionalbim.com/ A lack of employees with sufficient digital construction skills also adds to the problem, and I say employees because you can’t expect the BIM Manager or digital lead to educate project teams that are outside of their company. This insufficiency –– not only slows the BIM adoption but creates the […]

Rule 02 – Candid Communication

  Powered by: Visit: https://www.exceptionalbim.com/ We continue to discuss the topic of BIM being an important enabling tool in a wider Built environment Strategy. But before we discuss BIM any further, we need to discuss this concept of collaboration which is formal candid communication and is supposed to provide the information foundation for the work […]