DCW and RTC Europe AUDIO: What is the one key issue holding our industry back?

Credit: RTC, DCW
Credit: RTC, DCW

What is the one key issue holding our industry back?

It may be hard to hit the nail on the head of that question considering the Building Information Modelling industry has a few rather unfortunate flaws, but what do BIM professionals believe is the largest factor halting us from achieving each and every benefit of BIM possible?

We asked delegates and speakers that very question at both Digital Construction Week 2015 and RTC Europe 2015 in London, UK and Budapest, Hungary respectively. Too many standards? A lack of collaboration? Low profit margins? Fear of the unknown? Check out what some of the world’s most knowledgeable and influential names had to say when we let them ponder that thought.

Alex MacLaren – Heriot Watt University, Teambuild UK, BIM2050

Alex Siljanovski – BaseStone

Alison Watson – Class of Your Own

Angi Izzi – Autodesk

Darren Lester – SpecifiedBy

David Greenwood – Northumbria University

Doug Williams – Perkins + Will

Fred Mills – The B1M

Gideon Farrell – Converge

Kelli Lubeley – JLL

Lee Watanabe-Crockett – Global Digital Citizen Foundation

Nathan Doughty – Asite

Nick Tune – coBuilder

Ralph Montague – ArcDox, Construction IT Alliance

Rebecca De Cicco – Digital Node

Ryan Tennyson – BIM.Technologies, BIM2050

Sarah Rock – RPC Law, South East BIM Hub

Susan Brattberg – Global eTraining

Silvia Taurer – LivingRoomCraftZ, RTC Committee

Wesley Benn – ADDglobal, RTC Committee

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