LEAN Construction Project Delivery and Facilities Operations, Maintenance, and Life-cycle Management

Job Order Contracting

Life-cycle Management. COBie is an information exchange specification for the life-cycle capture and delivery of information needed by facility managers. It can be viewed in design, construction, and maintenance software as well as in simple spreadsheets.

BIM, Value Management, Life-cycle Cost Management

Building Information Management

BIM is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. Unfortunately, too much emphasis has been placed upon 3-D visualization and other technology components vs. the process of life-cycle management.

LOD – Level of Development – BIM – Life-cycle

Building Information Management

Level of development (LOD) relative to the life-cycle management of the built environment (BIM) should have a solid framework relative to ONTOLOGY.

” Evidence-based ” Life-cycle Federal Facility Management, BIM, and the Status Quo – NIBS, FFC

Building Information Management

Key Topics / Take Aways: Identify and advance technologies, processes, and management practices that improve the performance of federal facilities over their entire life-cycle, from planning to disposal. Expected Life-cycle and Deterioration Rates for Physical Assets.

BIM in Chains – Sustainability and Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment Stalled?

Building Information Management

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. We muse initiate a wider discussion on what constitutes an appropriate, progressive life-cycle management of the built environment.

Asset Life-cycle Model, Asset Information Model, and Why BIM Won’t Work

Building Information Management

At the end of there day BIM represents nothing new relative to the efficient life-cycle management of the built environment. Furthermore, there are critical life-safety and security issues associated with our crumbling and mismanaged physical infrastructure. The U.S.

Efficient Construction Delivery – Life-cycle management of the build envrionment

Building Information Management

Leveraging software to enable better decisions requires a robust, shared ontology, quantitative and qualitative metrics, sound processes/business practices, as well as transparency and collaboration. However across the full life-cycle of a structure? Our industry, (AECOO – Architects, Engineers, Owners, Operators…), needs to focus upon the built environment from a life-cycle vs. first cost perspective.

Big Data, BIM, Cloud Computing, and Efficient Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Big data” — the ability to acquire, process and sort vast quantities of information for timely decision support is critical to the efficient life-cycle management of the built environment. Using Big Data for life-cycle facility management is NOT just about technology.

Where will BIM / Efficient Life-cycle Management Supported by Digital Technology Be in Five Years

Building Information Management

” BIM management is misunderstood by some clients who regard it as purely a technological challenge which can be simply be solved by a software purchase and training, others are intimidated by a perceived complex restructuring of management processes.

Time to Restart, Reinvent BIM … BLM… Built-environment Life-cycle Managment?

Building Information Management

Equally important is a life-cycle view vs. first cost mentality. My focus is upon both the strategic aspects of life-cycle management and tactical implementation supported by technology and robust data architectures. .

BIM / BLM Onology – Building Information Modeling / Built-environment Life-cycle Management – 2014

Building Information Management

Uncategorized BIM blm building information modeling Built Environment life-cycle management Onology Standards STRATEGY Ontology was originally reserved as a philosophical exercise dealing with categorization, analysis, and inter-relationships.

BIM / BLM Onology – Building Information Modeling / Built-environment Life-cycle Management – 2014

Building Information Management

Uncategorized BIM blm building information modeling Built Environment life-cycle management Onology Standards STRATEGY Ontology was originally reserved as a philosophical exercise dealing with categorization, analysis, and inter-relationships.

Forget “BIM”, and Get on Board with BLM – Building / Built Environment Life-cycle Management

Building Information Management

BIM is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. That said, BIM has been preoccupied with 3D visualization to the extent that many/most feel that Revit, Archicad, et al are all that’s needed to implement BIM.

BIM Life-cycle Data is CRITICAL to Facility Management Economics

Building Information Management

BIM is not “rocket science”, but simply the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. What is needed is consistent, standardized terms, metrics, and cost information and life-cycle management business processes as well as collaborative construction delivery methods. No one know everything and No software technology does everything… let alone everything well.

Top Ten Considerations for a Business Strategy for The Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment – BLM, LMB

Building Information Management

Patterns are Now Transparent – Cost, Function, Productivity, … Computer Software Applications and Traditional Databases are Dead – Being Replaced by Plug-ins and On-demand Data. Life-cycle Cost vs. First-Cost Focus.

BIM Life Cycle Operations IFMA Community of Practice Business Meeting – BIM for FM

Building Information Management

BIG DATA – BIM Framework. See more at: [link].

BIM, Big Data, and Efficient Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Efficient life-cycle management of the built environment comes down to analyzing large data sets— big data—from several knowledge domains. 3D visualization software products currently promoted as BIM (Building Information Modeling) are not solutions for this task.

BIM Life Cycle Operations IFMA Community of Practice Business Meeting – BIM for FM

Building Information Management

BIG DATA – BIM Framework. See more at: [link]. Project Delivery Methods FINAL FOR PRESENTATION. IFMA OCTOBER 2012.

Big Data, BIM, Cloud Computing, and Efficient Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Big data” — the ability to acquire, process and sort vast quantities of information for timely decision support is critical to the efficient life-cycle management of the built environment. Using Big Data for life-cycle facility management is NOT just about technology.

COBIE – BIM – Life-cycle Facility Managment

Building Information Management

As of 2012 over twenty commercial software products support COBie. These products cover the entire facility life-cycle from planning, design, construction, commissioning to operations, maintenance, and space management. Software implementers will find the information in Appendix B helpful for low-level mapping of required properties. After a 3 month period of international review, the COBie Guide has just been published on the buildingSMART alliance website.

Job Order Contracting Software

Job Order Contracting

Job Order Contracting Software and more! Building in Cloud (BiC) and the 4BT-PE/4BT-CE modules support LEAN COLLABORATIVE OpenJOC(TM) Job Order Contract via Software as a Service (SaaS). The post Job Order Contracting Software appeared first on 4BT.

BIM Strategy and Change Management II

Building Information Management

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technologies. Ad-hoc business practices, traditional construction delivery methods, and legacy software must be cast aside.

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Life-cycle management of the built environment – To BIM or Not to BIM?

Building Information Management

BIM, building information modeling, is defined as the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. Focus upon collaborative and efficient construction delivery process such as integrated project delivery (IPD) and job order contracting (JOC) , as well as the development of a robust life-cycle management business framework and associated ontology are the paths to success.

BIM Strategy- Why Everything, or Nothing Ever, Changes!

Building Information Management

BIM is the life-cycle modeling and management of the built environment supported by digital technology. Many, if not most organizations lack robust, consistent, and transparent planning policies and overall life-cycle management processes.

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IFMA 2012 – World Workplace and BIM

Building Information Management

This is a group focused upon BIM and life-cycle operation of the built environment. BIM Framework and BIG DATA for Life-cycle Management of the Built Environment. On my way back from IFMA 2012, which included the initial meeting of the BIMLO committee/group.

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BIM Evolution

Building Information Management

The construction and life-cycle management of the built environment requires the integration off several knowledge domains, business “best-practices”, and technologies as portrayed below. Also, an embedded first-cost vs. life-cycle or total cost of ownership perspective.

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The Metrics of BIM – The Manage the Built Environment

Building Information Management

Here are examples of metrics associated with the life-cycle management of the built environment: Annualized Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) per building per gross area = Rate per square foot.

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BIM Evolution

Building Information Management

The construction and life-cycle management of the built environment requires the integration off several knowledge domains, business “best-practices”, and technologies as portrayed below. Also, an embedded first-cost vs. life-cycle or total cost of ownership perspective.

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BIM Requires IPD.

Building Information Management

BIM is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. BIM requires some form of Integrated Project Delivery… Period. Why you say? Simple.

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National BIM Standard – United States™ (NBIMS-US™) Version 2 (V2) – Released May 2012

Building Information Management

The document is intended to cover the full life cycle of buildings—from planning, design and construction to operations and sustainment. National Institute of Building Sciences buildingSMART alliance™ has released The National BIM Standard-United States™ (NBIMS-US™) Version 2 (V2).

BIM vs Information Silos

Building Information Management

BIM is not about software or technology but about CULTURE CHANGE and CHANGE MANAGEMENT. BIM is about simplifying and adding visibility to the life-cycle management of the built environment. Life-cycle Information.

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BIM vs Information Silos

Building Information Management

BIM is not about software or technology but about CULTURE CHANGE and CHANGE MANAGEMENT. BIM is about simplifying and adding visibility to the life-cycle management of the built environment. Life-cycle Information.

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NIBS – Building Innovation 2013 Conference

Building Information Management

and… the communication and adoption of standard and/or “best practice” construction planning and delivery methods specific to all aspects of efficient life-cycle management of the built environment. Technology is NOT what is holding back BIM, it is the apparent lack of understanding of … and/or failure to adopt facility life-cycle management processes… combined and what can only be described as a pervasive “not invented here” attitude.

Building Information Management Framework – BIMF – People, Process, Technology

Building Information Management

While at first perhaps a bit intimidating… illustrating the life-cycle management within a BIM context is relatively straightforward. Model views and overall life-cycle management are similar in this regard.

BIM Construction Cost Estimating – Top Ten List

Building Information Management

First and foremost BIM is the life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. While the industry is currently fixated upon 3D visualization tools, aka Revit, Archicad, Bentely… they only represent components of a BIM solution.

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Why the majority of CMMS System Implemenations Fail

Building Information Management

… The sad part is, there is a lot of information out there on efficient life-cycle management of the built environment supported by digital technology. Facility Life-cycle Management Framework. The majority (60-80%) of CMMS implementations fail for the same reason that the majority of ERP systems and IWMS systems fail… the lack of due consideration of robust, lead, processes and procedures.

NIBS – Building Innovation 2013 Conference

Building Information Management

and… the communication and adoption of standard and/or “best practice” construction planning and delivery methods specific to all aspects of efficient life-cycle management of the built environment. Technology is NOT what is holding back BIM, it is the apparent lack of understanding of … and/or failure to adopt facility life-cycle management processes… combined and what can only be described as a pervasive “not invented here” attitude.

BIM Just Isn’t Happenning

Building Information Management

For BIM take hold… “big BIM” that is ( efficient facility life-cycle management supported by digital technology), will require a virtual CULTURAL REVOLUTION across the Architecture, Engineering, Owners, Operations (AECOO) sector (s). Read the below.

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The Business Value of BIM in North America 2007 – 2012

Building Information Management

Owners write the checks, they are “where the buck stops” Focus upon life-cycle costs / total cost of ownership, vs. first costs. The Emperor is still naked!

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Sustainability of DOD Buildings – Reuse of Existing Buildings

Building Information Management

Incorporate life-cycle GHG emissions analysis into DoD MILCON and SRM programs. Efficient project delivery methods are of critical importance to the task of sustainability and life-cycle management of the built environment.