Clients and owners are often faced with a vast variety of terminology around capital projects leading to confusion and uncertainty as to the definitions of this terminology. Being that there are multiple terms for similar activities creates issues for clients and owners where project stakeholders have mismatched expectations.
Examples of issues
The need to ensure a common understanding, clarity and alignment around BIM terminology used in RFQ's, RFP's, for those procuring capital projects and operations is very important. There is a significant need in the industry to highlight commonalities and differences in the terminology used by all project stakeholders. To address this issue we are proposing the creation of a Client-Focused BIM Process Terminology Guide.
What we will do?
This guide must consider the following: