W3.1._Norbert Eze _Who's using BIM or Who is not using BIM
By norberteze on November 30, 2012
I. PROBLEM RECOGNITION, DEFINITION AND EVALUATION
Who’s using BIM and who is not using BIM, and where are they getting the real business value? These are the two questions hear all the time. Like any innovation trying to gain traction, its actual business benefits are what will make it successful. And their impact on users’ bottom line is what will drive adoption. There are enough people now using BIM that answer these questions.
II. DEVELOPMENT OF FEASIBILITY ALTERNATIVES
The feasible alternatives:
· Who’s using BIM
· Who is not using BIM
III. DEVELOPMENT OF OUTCOMES FOR EACH ALTERNATIVE
By surveying thousands of AEC participants in North America from the full spectrum of roles and disciplines SmartMarket learned that:
IV. SELECTION OF A CRITERION (OR CRITERIA)
Even as the design and construction industry confronts a down economy, most BIM users are seeing positive payback from their use of the technology, according to McGraw-Hill Construction research. Users gain bankable benefits that enhance productivity, improve their ability to integrate teams and give them an edge on the competition. The value from BIM grows as users gain experience, offering them an opportunity to reap greater returns even during an economic recession.
See table below for growth of in BIM use.