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BIM Helps Small Construction Companies Compete

Posted by Diane Mitol on Thu, May 14, 2015 @ 05:23 PM

BIM Helps Small Construction Companies Compete

Large construction companies were early adapters of BIM.  They saw how BIM could improve profitability and push global competitiveness.  While small construction companies may have been aware of BIM advantages, often their limited cash flow and less far-reaching future planning left them out of the initial push to BIM.small and mid-sized construction companies have traditionally been at disadvantage when competing in the larger global market or against high-stakes players.   This is where a well-organized BIM service company can provide small contractors with the same competitive advantages as larger companies, but without the need for purchasing the infrastructure (software, hardware and personnel) to support the newer technology.

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Can You Really Outsource BIM?

Posted by Diane Mitol on Wed, Jul 17, 2013 @ 04:11 PM

Can You Really Outsource BIM?

“One of the advantages of outsourcing is that you don’t need the technical expertise in-house.  One of the disadvantages of outsourcing is that the technical expertise is out of your hands. “

I over-heard this conversation the other day in a local restaurant where two business people were having lunch.  Obviously, the topic of conversation was outsourcing.  I don’t know what business they were in, but it occurred to me as I sipped my coffee and eavesdropped that no matter what your business, outsourcing is a two-edged sword, offering both tremendous benefits and potential perils.  In the world of BIM, this two-edged sword seems even sharper. 

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