Let's share some data!

It´s all about sharing. We operate in a sharing economy where we share cars, apartments, machines - and data. It´s a collaborative economy and it´s changing industries. And the manufacturing business is no exception.

As a manufacturer, you are probably aware of the benefits of data sharing and how the advancement in product information management helps streamline the engineering economy.

Data sharing will allow companies to break new grounds and to innovate faster. However, it has it´s obstacles that have to be overcome; engineering changes that are not properly communicated or documented, designers being interrupted by colleagues who need the data, 'data consumers'.

The key that really will make the difference is how the data
is structured and shared, both internally and externally. 

Access to data can offer valuable insights into everything from product design to production and any other activities that the product undergoes in the supply chain on its way towards the end customer.

Enable for collaboration

New technology is enabling collaboration and sharing across teams and stakeholders wherever you are located in the world. When data is collected and stored in one single data environment it could easily be reviewed, edited and enriched. Further it secures that work is always done on the latest version. 

Working from a shared data environment provides optimal transparency between all parties. This also means sharing the same challenges and opportunities. Whether you are based in Stockholm, London or in Hong Kong, tools are allowing real-time collaboration with always up-to-date data available at anytime and anywhere. The trick is to get associates and partners on the same page to manage where data should come from and how much to share.

The B2B market involves complex processes with multiple decision makers often with intricate value chains that are involved bringing products to end customers. The focus must lie on tapping as many unique sources of information and beliefs as possible. That´s when the real openings for innovation are released and new business opportunities are born.

Applying the sharing economy to manufacturing will help companies to become more competitive;

  • Collaboration and sharing data can make any project run much smoother and maximise the profits by gaining more control.
  • When keeping data up to date and having teams working from common criteria from one source of data platform the whole organisation will not only avoid frustration, it will save time, reduce errors and simplify the communication with different stakeholders.
  • In the very end, data sharing will accelerate the process of connecting design and manufacturing and help to act on customers’ needs. It´s a true key success factor for companies in the years to come.

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Discussing the Agenda for Nordic BIM Summit 2024 and beyond

18 January 2024

To form the agenda for Nordic BIM Summit we reached out to some of the experts in the industry, more specifically some of our customers in Sweden, Norway and Finland. These discussions has helped us form the Nordic BIM Summit agenda for 2024. Read on to learn more about what was discussed and to get a sneak peek on this year´s topics.

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A catch up with the winner of Best New BIM Use 2023

15 November 2022

At Nordic BIM Summit 2023, the award for “Best New BIM Use” was given to Ramboll Norway for their work with introducing BIM modelling to fire engineering. On stage receiving the award was Sindre Didrichsen, head of the winner´s fire-BIM group. A few months have passed since then and we recently had a chat to catch up.

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The advantages of BIM with classification of data

04 October 2021

Case on the the construction of New OUH with Naviate Nexus as the BIM motor to create a uniform data structure with full transparency of models, structural elements and phases in the construction. All building data and object properties is integrated into the Facility Management system and all building parts and their codes are quickly found.

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