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Project Management, Planning and Control, 7th Edition by Albert Lester

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Chapter 52

Building Information Modelling (BIM)

Abstract

Technology to access and control construction information is constantly changing based upon cost or timesaving requirements, and the relevant project information is always required to be accessible and editable on various devices and platforms. For example, even preparing this chapter has involved storing information on The Cloud, interfaced from a smartphone, tablets, various laptops and PCs, all on different platforms, and this is just for controlling text and a few graphical files. The construction industry is moving to digital integrated design team project delivery on platforms such as Trimble Connect (www.connect.trimble.com) or Bentley ProjectWise, with all of the required information ...

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