BIM data for FM systems

Good practice guide

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17 February 2020


This guide is intended to help facilities management professionals (FMs) as key stakeholders involved in Building Information Modelling (BIM) projects. It provides advice regarding planning what data requires collection, by whom and when in the BIM process. It touches on key issues about the data transfer into Computer Aided Facility Management (CAFM) and other FM management systems. Advice is provided on essential aspects, which should be considered when planning the data transfer from BIM models and other BIM project sources (for example, databases) into FM systems such as CAFM, SAP etc.

*This guide is aligned to IWFM qualifications at levels 2-6.

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