Building Information Modeling (BIM) represents a business process that fundamentally changes the conventional roles of the owner, architect, engineers, cost estimators, program manager, and construction manager. BIM is a coordinated set of processes, supported by technology, that add value by creating, managing and sharing the properties of an asset throughout its entire lifecycle.

The BIM process provides an enhanced ability to control scope, functional capabilities, and cost, while minimizing the cost of design changes and coordination challenges.

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An outstanding 10%-15% of budget overruns in the global $5.6 trillion construction industry result from design related issues.*

*Published by the Queensland Division of Engineers Australia.