Plannerly Joins buildingSMART International to Advance Information Delivery Specifications


London, (March 27, 2023) – buildingSMART International is pleased to announce Plannerly has joined as a Standard Member of buildingSMART International (bSI). This announcement comes during the buildingSMART International Standards Summit to advance Information Delivery Specification (IDS).

Plannerly simplifies project management by consolidating BIM standards, requirements, sequencing, tracking and BIM compliance. Plannerly provide various applications, from BIM Execution Plans, visual BIM scopes, automated BIM checking and compliance, and most recently, adoption of the IDS standard.

Léon van Berlo, Technical Director, buildingSMART International commented that “Plannerly are an organization that can fast-track the latest bSI services into their product portfolio to make client requirements automated and defined. Their support is exciting and we look forward to bring more predictability and simplicity to end-users with IDS given how complex information exchange is today.”

"Our team at Plannerly is thrilled to join the buildingSMART family as we continue our mission of simplifying project management for AEC professionals," said CEO and Co-founder of Plannerly, Clive Jordan. "As a member of buildingSMART, we can take the development of our platform further and bridge the gap between designers, contractors and owners in construction. Our partnership will ensure that AEC teams around the globe have a simple approach to operating according to international standards - helping them complete their projects more accurately and efficiently."

About buildingSMART International

buildingSMART International is a vendor-neutral and not for profit body that leads the development of open standards that support digital information flows across the built asset industry. Its mission is to proactively engage industry participants who want to develop open standards for planning, design, procurement, assembly and operation of buildings and infrastructure worldwide. It provides the international network plus the necessary technical and process support to develop consensus based open standards. Its members, who range from across the entire built environment spectrum, collaborate under the buildingSMART organization and management. buildingSMART also partners with other international standards bodies such as ISO, the European Committee for Standardisation (CEN) and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). Its core Industry Foundation Class (IFC) standard achieved ISO approval in 2012.