“BIM Implementation Strategy Package”

 

The construction industry is undergoing a digital transformation. Don’t let your organisation get left behind. Act now to make the “digital transition” to BIM for your business or your projects. This is your opportunity to take advantage of our 10 years of experience in enabling and supporting BIM in Ireland.

 

The new ArcDox “BIM Implementation Strategy” consultation package, is aimed at organisations that want to implement BIM and digital information management practices.

 

Who is this for?

  • Developers or Building Owners, to achieve the benefit of “digital” information management process on your projects.

  • Architecture or Engineering practices, to produce and deliver better “digital” information.

  • Project Managers, Quantity Surveyors, and other Specialists, to use “digital” information.

  • Contractors and Specialist Fabricators, to leverage “digital” information for better construction delivery.

  • Building Product Manufacturers, to deliver “digital” information to contribute to BIM projects.

  • Property, Facility or Asset Managers, to use “digital” information for better management.

 

What is the cost?

The consultation package is a fixed fee of €4,800 excl. VAT and disbursements.

(Fee 50% on instruction and 50% on completion)

 

What is the time frame?

Typically spread over 1-2 months.

 

What is included?

The package includes a series of meetings, workshops, and advisory support, including:

 

  • Introduction: Initial introduction & consultation meeting to understand your business needs.

  • Understanding BIM: ½-day BIM strategic overview workshop (seminar plus open discussion).

  • Understanding BIM Standards: ½-day seminar, to understand how to work to ISO19650 information management standard.

  • BIM Implementation Issues: ½-day workshop to review of 30 implementation issues that need to be considered for your strategy.

  • BIM Policy and Procedures: Support in documenting a company “policy & procedures in relation to BIM” (required for pre-qualification on BIM Projects).

  • BIM Capability Assessment: Support in documenting a company “BIM Capability Assessment” (required for tendering, and project implementation plan).

  • BIM Skills Assessment: Support in documenting a “BIM Skills Assessment and Upskilling Plan” (required for pre-qualification).

  • BIM Documentation:
        -For “Demand Side” (developers/clients/employers/appointing parties etc):

             Support in Documenting a company/project specific Employers/Exchange Information                                   Requirement (EIR).

           -For “Supply Side” (designers/contractors/appointed parties etc):

             Support in documenting a company/project specific BIM Execution Plan (BEP)

  • BIM and Contracts: Provide information/support in understanding contractual/legal framework for BIM (BIM Protocol)

  • BIM and PI: Provide information/support in understanding PI Insurance issues.

  • BIM and the CDE: Provide information/support in understanding the use of a Common Data Environment (CDE)

  • BIM Deliverables: Provide information/support in understanding the “Digital Deliverable” documentation:
       -Model Production delivery Table (MPDT), or Responsibility Matrix
       -Master Information Delivery Plan (MIDP)
       -Digital Plan of Work (DPoW)
       -Level of Model Definition or Information Need (LOD/LOI)
       -COBie (Construction Operations Building Information Exchange)
       -Model Checking/Validation

  • BIM Implementation: Support in documenting a final company/project “BIM Implementation Strategy”

 

Why work with ArcDox?

  • Ireland’s first dedicated BIM consultancy practice, providing advisory, production, training and support service.

  • Over 10 years of experience supporting BIM for many people, companies and projects in Ireland.

  • Over 25 years of experience in the construction industry.

  • Approved provider under the Enterprise Ireland BIM Enable & BIM Implement programmes.

  • Approved provider under Construction IT Alliance (CITA) Skillnet Training programme.

  • Involved in establishing the RIAI (Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland) BIM Committee & in producing the RIAI BIM Pack.

  • Represented RIAI and Ireland in the Architects Council of Europe (ACE) BIM Working Group.

  • Involved in establishing the CITA (Construction IT Alliance) BIM Group.

  • Involved in the NSAI (National Standards Authority of Ireland) Technical Mirror Committee for BIM Standards, monitoring development of International (ISO) and European (CEN) BIM Standards.

  • Involved in the National BIM Council and in producing the “Roadmap for the Digital Transition of Ireland’s Construction Industry 2018-2021”.

 

Additional Services

ArcDox can provide BIM production resource services, or training in Autodesk BIM software applications like Revit, Navisworks, Dynamo, BIM360, as well as support services (remote or in-house), particularly during the “learning” phase for your BIM implementation, to help ensure the success of your project.

Things to Consider in your BIM Implementation Strategy

 

  • BIM Strategy/Transition Team

  • Review of current Internal & External “Information Flows”

  • Potential Improvements from “Digital” and new workflows

  • Review of BIM Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Review Level 2 Compliance Checklist

  • Template Documents

  • Internal BIM Standards, Procedures and Protocols

  • BIM Templates

  • BIM Object Libraries

  • Coding/Classification/WBS

  • Model Checking Procedures

  • Hardware Infrastructure

  • Server

  • Network (LAN/WAN)

  • Workstations

  • Laptops

  • Tablets

  • Collaboration Server/Tools

  • Virtual Workstations

  • Laser Scanning

  • Robotic Total Station

  • Software

  • Licencing Options 

  • Interoperability

  • Training Programme (by role, by individual)

  • Certification (individual and business)

  • Production Requirements

  • Support Requirements

  • Supply Chain Contribution

  • KPI’s (key performance indicators) & ROI (return on investment)

  • Demonstration Material Required

  • BIM Integration with

  • Health & Safety

  • Environmental (Lifecycle, Carbon Cost)

  • Quality Control

  • Building Control

  • Operations & Maintenance

  • Asset Information

  • Lean Practice

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