NM: Why we selected Cabinet

In February 2018, Midlands-based but UK-wide NM Group selected Opentree’s Cabinet engineering document platform. In this guest blog post, head of digital transformation Gary Ross explains why NM Group chose Cabinet. I have long been frustrated by the time and costs associated with the administration of design files in AutoCAD and Revit. I look at simple tasks […]

Opentree in AEC Magazine

As previously mentioned, Opentree exhibited at BIMShowLive in Newcastle over two days at the end of February and beginning of March. Topically, our fellow exhibitors included Viewpoint, one of the UK’s leading providers of common data environments (CDEs), and industry IT publication AEC Magazine. Viewpoint was mentioned in the January/February 2018 issue of the magazine […]

Talking BIM at BIMShowLive

Opentree will be exhibiting its BIM document management solution at BIMShowLive 2018 at the Boiler Shop in Newcastle-upon-Tyne on 28 February-1 March. The event features a host of keynotes, panels, and interactive seminar sessions from BIM and digital construction experts from across the globe, looking at everything from artificial intelligence to predictive data. The event is […]

Integrating with GroupBC’s CDE

Cabinet is primarily an internal back-office platform helping organisations manage their office documentation and design information before any gets shared with external collaborators. We, therefore, don’t see it as competing with ‘common data environment’ (CDE) systems. Instead, we see Cabinet as complementary to CDEs – which is why we are investing in integrating our platform […]

Integrating WIP with a CDE

In construction design processes, “Work in progress” (sometimes abbreviated to WIP) relates to design work which has yet to be completed, checked, approved and released to other parties on a project. Typically, it is design work that is undertaken within a single organisation or discipline. In the 2D world, the status of a CAD drawing was […]

Well done, CPMG!

As Opentree sponsored the Best BIM Project for Subcontractor Engagement category at the 2017 BIM4SMEs Awards on Tuesday 12 September, we were delighted to present this collaboration award (read the RICS news release). Aboard HMS Belfast in London, Opentree’s Dan Taylor-North had the honour of opening the envelope, announcing the winner, and then presenting the trophy […]

Opentree supporting BIM for SMEs

In London this week, Opentree is sponsoring an award for effective collaboration. We are backing the award for Best BIM Project for Subcontractor Engagement at the 2017 BIM4SMEs Awards event aboard HMS Belfast, close to Tower Bridge. We are pleased to be promoting a category that reflects the need for improved collaboration and timely information-sharing […]

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