Interesting article posted on the Microstation Connections site…

By Staci Matlock, ConnectPress Staff Writer

Building Information Modeling promises to ease data sharing, save money and create better coordination among AECO teams. It is a “digital representation of physical and functional characteristics of a facility,” that fosters collaboration by a broad range of professionals involved with different phases of a building, according to The National Building Information Model Standard Project Committee.

What BIM still lacks, according to experts, is a common foundation, an open language and standard for reliably sharing data and building models.

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