To profit in the Information Age - Transform Processes
Building industry professionals willing to use web-based
business processes can prosper in this Age
Travel Industry Transformed Communications Industry Transformed Financial Markets Transformed
Help owners track their building assets on the web
End up with
on the web
Images and process information
courtesy of Onuma, Inc.
has established paths
for getting started -
BIMStorm® is one
DoD / VA - Space & Equipment Planning System (SEPS)
Current processes are disjointed
Still start with
Excel data, but
data is not
Information Age processes share data on the web
Data still starts
in a structured
but is stored
on the web
for the life of
How do you help owners benefit from web processes?
Start with one object
António Frade Pina of concepsysBIM provides an example
Insert it into a room
Move it, show it in 2D, show it in 3D, replicate it
But the most important element is the Information
(Information can be in Portuguese for António’s clients)
SketchUp is a cost effective place to start with one object
See one object in many ways
Global Unique Identifiers (GUID) for duplicate objects
Share data through IFC (Industry Foundation Classes)
The most important thing to see is the data - online
Through this . . .
From this . . .
Have reports in many formats to communicate clearly
Each military hospital is to download one dental chair -
Have they all done so yet?
Agreements can be simple, but they need to define process
Collaborative agreements help information flow properly
chart is part
Credits and Links
Kimon Onuma, FAIA, Onuma, Inc.
António Frade Pina, concepsysBIM
Ryan Ghere, AIA, BPM Content Manager at SketchUp
James L. Salmon, Esq., Collaborative Construction
Alan Redmond, U.K. BIM Education Co-op leader