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buildingSMART Organizational Changes Announced

BuildingSMART is responding to developments in the digital economy, increased market demand and heightened user expectations by introducing a leaner structure, more rigorous project management arrangements, and a revised – and more inclusive – membership model. The changes underway during 2014 and beyond aim to make bSI a partner of choice for entrepreneurial firms in research and user projects. As a neutral, not-for-profit organisation, which thrives on collaboration, buildingSMART is the…

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A New Strategic Council for buildingSMART

buildingSMART International is pleased to announce that Autodesk, HOK, Nemetschek and Trimble have joined buildingSMART International’s start up Strategic Advisory Council (SAC) to foster better interoperability between stakeholders in the built environment industries. BuildingSMART is a worldwide alliance focused on driving the transformation of the built environment to increase productivity, improve efficiencies and reduce costs of the design, construction and facilities management industries through the creation and adoption of open…

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buildingSMART International Announces Strategic Changes

A strategy to open BuildingSMART International (bSI) – the parent organisation of the buildingSMART network – to wider direct participation and encourage the industry to engage with its programmes is being implemented. Under the new strategy, bSI will become a broad-based membership organisation, allowing new international members to participate directly at the centre, while benefiting from bSI’s global network of regional chapters. Key features at a glance A wider membership…

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buildingSMART International Releases 2013 Annual Report

buildingSMART International’s Annual Report for 2013 is now available. The report summarizes the activities and achievements of buildingSMART’s committees, working groups and chapters during the year. Notable highlights include: The approval of IFC4 as an ISO standard (ISO 16739) The certification of fourteen software products from six different vendors as complying with IFC2x3 The launch of the Infra Room, and the identification of four top priority infrastructure projects The development…

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Cloud-based Data Dictionary Launched

A new cloud-based version of its buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD) was launched by buildingSMART International (bSI) on March 19 at its international committee meeting in Stockholm.

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