SmartMarket Brief: BIM Advancements

No. 01

Introduction

About this edition No.01

This inaugural edition of the SmartMarket Brief: BIM Advancements series focuses on how the largest US architects, engineers and contractors are measuring their success with BIM, working with models that are developed specifically for construction/fabrication, and leveraging information mobility to improve efficiency and productivity.

1. BIM success factors

This research provides insight into the percentage impact of BIM on six key project outcome metrics, and the frequency and value of 10 project factors that influence success with BIM. It also identifies the frequency and negative impact of six obstacles to BIM effectiveness, and the four most important success factors for BIM.

2. Construction modeling

This research provides insight into the frequency and value of seven types of construction models produced by trade contractors, and six key uses for construction models on projects. It also identifies which parties are most frequently authoring construction models for specific uses.

3. Information mobility

This research provides insight into current and future uses of various modes of sharing information, the most important past and future improvements to information mobility, and the project benefits it provides.

About the SmartMarket Brief: BIM Advancements series

Dodge Data & Analytics and Bentley Systems are partnering to deliver timely, relevant technology-oriented research to the construction industry through the SmartMarket Brief: BIM Advancements series. Each quarterly edition provides fresh insight on three key topics that are driving transformative change. Online versions, offering more detailed content, are available here.

BIM Success Factors