Project BIM Brief

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BIM Collaboration Solutions Archives - National BIM guide for South Africa

BIM Authoring Tools

Main Software tools  for BIM authoring It is important to understand that Building Information Modelling or ‘BIM’ is not just about a particular programme or software supplier. BIM implies collaboration, interoperability, circular workflows, project co-ordination, Big Data, etc. BIM is the process, while Revit, for example, is the technology. There are various BIM tools available… read more »

Appointing an Information Manager

Information Manager for Contracts The information manager is the individual responsible for administering the construction contract(s). The information manager may be the project manager, and indeed the JCT (Joint Contracts Tribunal) standard form of contract will form part of the main project contract and describes the role as ‘PM / information manager‘ but the contract… read more »

Introduction to collaboration

The success of a BIM enabled project delivery process is highly dependent on the level at which the entire Design/Construction Team can collaboratively produce and manage information for the duration of the project. This section documents some of the management procedures that can be used for this purpose.

Collaboration Standards

In the absence of existing documented information management standards (or Common Data Environment (CDE)) mandated by the client, the BIM Team nominates the CDE Standard to be used. Any amendments to these standards must be documented. When the CDE Standard and amendments have been agreed by the BIM Team, they are adopted and managed by… read more »

Project folder structure

The management of project information, goes well beyond using 3D CAD models or BIM, and involves all project participants who produce/manage any project related information (whether working in BIM or not). The Common Data Environments (CDE) as a shared/central project data repository for ALL project information (graphical, non-graphical, documents) – so it applies whether you… read more »