This roundtable session introduces the attendees to the soft requirements for a successful implementation of BIM; that is, those requirements that are beyond the software and technology. Topics are introduced and then attendees analyze them using discussion and workshop activities.The topics covered are ones that have been successful for firms who have already integrated BIM, those that are in the process of implementing BIM and those that are still getting started. Attendees are exposed to the experiences of others, both the good and the bad.
- Explain the wider needs of a BIM implementation
- Realize what your management needs to do to ensure success
- Realize the impact of management involvement in a successful implementation
- Organize a successful implementation
Joining Autodesk in 2007 as a consultant for the AEC Industry assisting Architectural, Engineering, Retail and Government clients Senior Management to understand the requirements and benefits of BIM and then to determine optimal methods for implementing BIM solutions that meet their business and project needs. A production background involving Revit Products, AutoCAD and AutoCAD Vertical Products, Navisworks, Max, and more, on a wide variety of projects has provided Charlie with a wide range of experiences from which to draw. These experiences, gained over more than two decades, create a deep understanding of the AEC Industry, its current delivery practices, project influences and past delivery practices. These experiences are used during current engagements to help clients develop their systems, delivery processes and BIM understanding and provide value now, and more importantly, in the future as well.