Opinion

Employers Information Requirements (EIR)X

Ten Steps to Soften any Landing

As it is critical to champion even better outcomes for our built assets by facilitating a Soft Landings approach, it is a pleasure to invite Deborah Rowland (Director Public Sector Affairs, Sodexo) to quickly offer ...

BIM Implementation: Best Practices – Part 1

To ensure a successful BIM implementation, formal implementation strategies must be implied and they should be extended beyond rollout schedule and simple training.

The (BIFM) EIR Template & Guidance

To introduce this very useful, hands-on practical guide for clients and facility managers when it comes to EIR preparation and deployment here again is Simon Ashworth (Zurich University of Applied Sciences) and Dr Matthew Tucker ...

BIM & FM - Past, Present & Future

In a candid and enlightening trip down memory lane, Ivor McCauley (Facilities Manager, Glasgow Life) reminds us of the distance travelled in terms of BIM adoption and how this has been used to bolster real ...

Defining FM and Client Information: OIR, AIR, PLQ and EIR

Given the criticality of (and confusion around) these very documents and processes, here is a timely reminder by Simon Ashworth (Institute of Facility Management, Zurich University of Applied Sciences) of how this jigsaw fits together ...

PAS 1192-3 and BIM Training for FM & Asset Managers

Many facility and asset management professionals are unaware of the scope and purpose of PAS 1192-3 and the subsequent range of expert training available. To shed light on this minefield, here is David Churcher (Director, ...

Using BIM to close the performance gap

Over the last 12 months we’ve seen an encouraging shift in the understanding of BIM in the UK. The true value of BIM is becoming clearer, in that the ultimate outcome is not 3D CAD ...