July 08, 2015
As the development and uptake of BIM continues in major construction markets worldwide, it is imperative that construction industry stakeholders gain an understanding of the utilization of BIM in construction cost and project management practices. This knowledge will enable them to become familiar with potential issues that may both positively and negatively affect the future adoption of BIM and take the necessary approach to promote it.
With this objective in mind, the research assesses the opportunities and challenges facing construction professionals and the sector as a whole in the adoption of BIM in construction cost and project management. Based on this it formulates best practices and recommendations relevant to policy makers, professional bodies and practitioners which will help develop suitable strategies to foster the development of BIM in the future.