Cautious welcome for technology vendors’ interoperability agreement

Cautious welcome for technology vendors’ interoperability agreement

In BIM+ (see full 9 May 2024 article: Cautious welcome for Autodesk and Nemetschek interoperability deal), the GIIG (part of nima) has given a cautious welcome to the recent announcement by Autodesk and Nemetschek (both are nima patrons) that the two software vendors have entered an interoperability agreement. Many digital construction professionals had welcomed the…

Matthew West

Matthew West

nima and the members of the GIIG were sorry to hear of the recent death of Matthew West. A leading authority on information quality, ontology and data modelling, Matthew was a contributor to CDBB’s National Digital Twin programme, and was formative in the development of its Information Management Framework. For over 40 years Matthew was…

Interoperability in focus at Digital First

Interoperability in focus at Digital First

The interoperability-focused work of the GIIG will be showcased at Digital First, the official Crown Commercial Service technology conference conference, in Manchester on 21 June 2023. The event’s focus is on “Supporting the next generation of public services”, bringing together technology and technology procurement professionals from across government and the wider public sector to showcase best…

Interoperability Code of Practice launched

Interoperability Code of Practice launched

Delivering Valuable Data: An interoperability code of practice for technologies in the built and managed environment has been launched at a 17 April 2024 event at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London. The code draws extensively on existing UK Government policy and guidance relating to both construction and to digital technologies. It aims to…

Delivering Valuable Data: Feedback please!

Delivering Valuable Data: Feedback please!

Reliable and appropriately secure information is the life-blood of an organisation, essential for decision-making. All too often, the technologies we use, or the ways we use them, create barriers to the exploitation of data and information in our own organisations or in sharing it with supply chain partners.  Delivering Valuable Data, the interoperability code of…