The utilisation of BIM as a project management tool

E. Papadonikolaki, A. Koutamanis, J. W.F. Wamelink

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Abstract

In this paper we examine the utilisation of Building Information Modelling (BIM) as a Project Management (PM) tool. Utilisation is the result of the dividing the actual by the potential output of a system. For our analysis, we review the literature on BIM as PM tool to discover the potential output of BIM as a management tool. Next, we review the software implementations of PM tools for BIM, to estimate the actual output of BIM for PM. We show that the utilisation of BIM for PM is high in areas such as information management and performance management. However, in design and construction management, the synergy between BIM and PM is not coherently theoritised and implemented. We conclude by proposing directions for the full implementation of this potential for both academia and industry.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationeWork and eBusiness in Architecture, Engineering and Construction - Proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling, ECPPM 2014
PublisherCRC Press / Balkema - Taylor & Francis Group
Pages561-568
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781138027107
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
Event10th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling, ECPPM 2014 - London, Vienna, Austria
Duration: 17 Sep 201419 Sep 2014
Conference number: 10

Conference

Conference10th European Conference on Product and Process Modelling, ECPPM 2014
Abbreviated titleECPPM 2014
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Period17/09/1419/09/14

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