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BIM Project Execution Planning Guide

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This BIM Project Execution Planning Guide is a product of the BIM Project Execution Planning buildingSMART alliance™ (bSa) Project.  The bSa is charged with developing the National Building Information Modeling Standard™ (NBIMS).  This guide was developed to provide a practical manual that can be used by project teams for designing their BIM strategy and developing a BIM Project Execution Plan.  The core modeling and information exchange concepts are developed to complement the long term goals of the bSA in the development of a standard that can be implemented throughout the AECOO Industry to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of BIM implementation on projects.


Version 2.0 of Guide and Templates made available for download on June 16th, 2010

BIM Project Execution Plan Template - Version 1.05 made available for download on Monday, February 22nd, 2010

Draft - Template BIM Project Execution Plan made available for download on Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Version One of the BIM Project Execution Planing Guide made available for download on Thursday, October 8th, 2009



Computer Integrated Construction (CIC) Research Group Members: Chimay Anumba, Craig Dubler, Shane Goodman, Sam Hunter, Colleen Kasprzak, Ralph Kreider, John Messner, Eric Nulton, Chitwan Saluja, Nevena Zikic

Advisory Board Members: Dana 'Deke' Smith, NIBS (industry sponsor); Mark Butler, HDR; Derek Cunz, Mortenson Construction; Mark Falzarano, Barton Malow Company; Steve Hagan, GSA; Ed Gannon, Penn State OPP; Greg Gidez, Hensel Phelps Construction Co.; Francois Grobler, US Army CERL; Steve Hutsell, US Army Corps of Engineers; Mark Konchar, Balfour Beatty Construction; Soad Kousheshi, AEC Strategy; Rob Leicht, DPR Construction; Kurt Maldovan, Jacobs; Victor Sanvido, Southland Industries;

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BIM Project Execution Planning from Colleen Kasprzak.



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