GIS, CAD and BIM – Facilitating Intelligent Decisions

GIS, CAD and BIM – Facilitating Intelligent Decisions

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Six key principles guiding the convergence of BIM, geospatial and other disciplinesBIM is proving to be a catalyst in bringing about change in the mindset of infrastructure industry — to think about data, not documents; about assets, not projects; and about portfolio integration, not individual assets. And together, BIM and geospatial are providing a competitive advantage to improving project delivery – says Dr Anne Kemp, Director and Fellow, Atkins.

According to her, here are the six key principles guiding the convergence of BIM, geospatial and other disciplines:

– BIM is all about infromation

– BIM is not Data, not documents or just 3D models

– What are the Contributions of Geospatial and BIM

– Why do we need to think assets not projects?

– Garbage in, garbage out and the data in BIM

– Why Information is not about understanding

– BIM implementation: Is it a Technical or adaptive challenge?

– Unintended consequences in implementing BIM