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Innovation Insight for Building Information Modeling


Building information modeling is a discipline supported by software to capture, organize and manage information needed to design, create, evolve and operate facilities. CIOs should use the implementation basics in this research to understand how BIM is evolving and begin BIM initiatives.

Published: 11 August 2021

ID: G00721926

Analyst(s): Marc Halpern Bettina Tratz-Ryan

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Gartner Recommended Reading

Note 1: BIM, EAM and IWMS Concepts Extend to Smart Cities

Note 2: The U.K.’s National Building Specification

Note 3: BIM ISO Standard ISO 29481-1:2016

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