The Mass Blog

Take a look at our blogs, we post some of our opinions on the latest FM software out there and our latest antics. Keeping you up-to-date on all the latest I.T software gossip, there's lots to see here updated weekly. 

BIM to EIM … as easy as changing one letter!

Over the past few blogs we’ve looked at how the valuable data collected during creating a Building Information Model (BIM) could be used to save time and money during the operational phase of the building lifecycle. read more

What is it with jargon?

In the early days of computing the growth of the technology was down to the engineers and scientists and table stakes for a meeting was the ability to navigate the TLA’s (Three Letter Acronyms). read more

“Summertime … and the living is easy”

As the lyric of the famous 1935 George Gershwin song, from the opera Porgy and Bess goes. read more

ARCHIBUS overcomes the barriers

BIM (Building Information Modelling) has proved its worth in the early stages of the building lifecycle. read more

We’ve got BIM – now what?

It’s surprising but many people would date the appearance of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a technical direction and an organising industry force from the 1995 A/E/C Systems Conference. read more

BIM to EIM > alphabeti spaghetti

I find it very annoying that people will introduce acronyms into a conversation or document and not explain their meaning the first time they use them, this is often done as a power play. read more

More than one way to skin a …! 20/09/2017

The earliest printed citation of this proverbial saying, that I can find, is in a short story by the American humourist Seba Smith - The Money Diggers, 1840: "There are more ways than one...
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