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RICS Introduces Industry’s First BIM Certification in the UK

October 29, 2013 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has introduced the industry’s first manager certification for building information modelling (BIM). The initiative has been created in response to the industry’s need for a standard to assess the skills…

New Initiative to Support $40 Billion Smart Cities in UK

October 13, 2013 - in Projects, Smart Cities

The UK’s cities will be helped to get smart, thanks to the launch of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’s new Smart Cities. It comes…

Metropolitan Police Helps Improve Road Safety in London with GGP's GIS

April 10, 2013 - in Corporate, Transportation

The Metropolitan Police Service is using the latest desktop mapping software to collate essential data about road traffic collisions in London. The advanced…

Technology Strategy Board Opens 'Future Cities' Design Contest

June 13, 2012 - in Featured, Smart Cities

The Technology Strategy Board, the innovation engine within the UK government, has launched a design competition worth £25 million in its hunt for ideas for a "future city". The competition aims to demonstrate large-scale designs and implementations of integrating…