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Mastering Autodesk® Revit® Architecture 2012 by James Vandezande, Eddy Krygiel, Phil Read

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Staffing for BIM

As you rethink the process of design and documentation, one of the fundamental changes you will need to address is staffing. A common misconception of project management when teams are first moving from CAD to BIM is that staffing the project will be the same in both workflows. This couldn't be further from the truth. When the workflow changes, staffing allocations, the time to complete tasks, and the percentage of work by phase are all affected as a result of the changes.

Several years ago, Patrick MacLeamy, FAIA, set out to illustrate the fundamental benefit to more informed design that happens to be a byproduct of building information modeling. The graph, which has come to be known as the MacLeamy Curve (Figure 5.7), is not ...

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