Evaluation Of Efficiency And Effectiveness Of Building Information Modeling

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EVALUATION OF EFFICIENCY& EFFECTIVENESS OF BUILDING INFORMATION MODELLING IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT: A MODEL-BASED PARAMETRIC INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION ADVANTAGE ANALYSIS Olanrewaju Akeem Yusuf School of Engineering and Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow, G4 0BA, UK. Conventionally, underperformance in construction projects was linked to lack of capability to manage information among the project team of which contractual and organization structural solutions had been applied with little or no success, focuses are on the actual people and their contractual relationship. Sadly, effective approach to this information problem had eluded the industry for the past century or so. Patently, findings from…show more content…
This report presents the evaluation of how BIM can successfully create enabling environment to solve the information management problem in construction projects and thereby improve performance across all indications. Keywords: Information management; Project management; Project team INTRODUCTION Undisputedly, construction process is one of the most complex human endeavours in history, with huge amount of details that involve large number of people working at the same time on a single deliverable object, be it buildings, bridges, dams or the likes, the process is equally demanding, challenging and complicated. Every single person with a role on a construction project needs information about what to do, how to do it, where to do it and when to do it and lots more information required to carry out a single task successfully. The required information had to be created in a certain form and communicated to those that need the information in the best explicit way. Imagine how many tasks will be required to construct Wembley Stadium for example including
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