Read about the trends and topics that shaped The Year in Infrastructure 2016 Conference and stay tuned for new articles as we prepare for the Year in Infrastructure 2017!

Outcome-based Engineering

Outcome-based engineering is now reshaping the way we have traditionally approached capital project delivery. By looking at the outcome of the project before developing an execution strategy, we’re aimed at delivering best value. View the full blog.



BIM for Infrastructure – Implications for the Process Industry

BIM is much more than just engineering modeling software. It embraces underlying, collaborative business processes and a project delivery execution model aimed at reducing capital cost and the carbon burden from the construction and operation of the built asset by 20 percent. View the full blog.



Infrastructure owners are shifting focus from assets to customers—do you have the talent to compete?

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s speech to the Conservative Party Conference this week has certainly added fuel to the hugely divisive post-Brexit debate. The question now is what to do next; and infrastructure is at the forefront of this discussion. View the full blog.



Organizational impacts of reaching BIM level 2 and beyond

As the industry moves beyond the actual data requirements, organizations will be faced with challenges to transform from current workflows.
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Searching the Data Forest: Finding the Wood for the Trees

Being inundated with high volumes and high velocity of data from a plethora of sources results in a utility not being able to “see the wood for the trees”. Operational analytics is rapidly emerging as the front runner to deliver an effective system for capturing and evaluating the high-impact, high-value data for better business outcomes.
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You only need one reason to attend The Year in Infrastructure Conference… but I have 91 for you to choose from!

I’ve said it before, but you will definitely be inspired at this event – I can promise you will – and leave with new ideas to advance infrastructure. Join us in London November 1-3 and discover your favorite reason to attend The Year in Infrastructure. View the full blog.



Experimenting with the HoloLens for Infrastructure Engineering

The HoloLens is an amazing device. It is, by far, the best Augmented Reality device I have ever used. Last spring, we were lucky enough to get one to play with. Here are 3 little experiments that we did with it, and hints about a bigger one to be revealed soon. View the full blog.


The ‘Oscars of Infrastructure’

Every year, Bentley holds an event where we celebrate the world’s greatest projects you have created - the Be Inspired Awards. As Malcolm Walter says, these are the ‘Oscars of Infrastructure’. This year, we received over 300 nominations highlighting spectacular projects from more than 60 countries. View the full blog.



Drones Take Flight - from Pizza Delivery to Project Delivery and More!

Reality modeling for utilities can produce accurate 3D models from simple, digital photographs and provide continuous surveying opportunities for O&M purposes. Explore reality modeling for utilities at the 2016 Year in Infrastructure Conference and download the white paper today! View the full blog.



Beyond BIM level 2 – plenty of data; but is it of any use?

October 2016 sees the next deadline for UK public bodies to supplement BIM Level 2 compliance with validation processes built into Employers Information Requirements. But what exactly will be required? Join the debate at Bentley’s Year in Infrastructure Conference 2016. View the full blog.