|Journal||Journal of Engineering and Architecture|
|Early online date||1 Mar 2014|
|Publication status||Published - 11 Sep 2014|
- Building Information Modelling
- Use of BIM
- Ranking Barriers to BIM implementation.
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Building Information Modelling Adoption: An Analysis of the Barriers of Implementation. / Eadie, Robert; Odeyinka, Henry; Browne, Mike; Mahon, Clare; Yohanis, Michael.In: Journal of Engineering and Architecture, Vol. 2, No. 1, 11.09.2014, p. 77-101.
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T1 - Building Information Modelling Adoption: An Analysis of the Barriers of Implementation
AU - Eadie, Robert
AU - Odeyinka, Henry
AU - Browne, Mike
AU - Mahon, Clare
AU - Yohanis, Michael
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PY - 2014/9/11
Y1 - 2014/9/11
N2 - The UK Government has set a target date for the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) by 2016. Despite the many benefits identified in literature there are also barriers to be overcome but there is little by way of research ranking the importance of each. To enable informed decision making during the implementation process this research provides a ranking of barriers. The study gathered information via a web-based survey from the top 74 United Kingdom based main construction contractors. The findings demonstrated that the barriers are reduced in importance after BIM adoption as the major hurdle of initial investment has been overcome reducing the “Fear” factor”. The two most important barriers to implementing BIM overall are “Scale of Culture Change Required/Lack of Flexibility” and “Lack of supply Chain Buy-in”. The low ranking awarded to “Lack of management support” and “Other Competing Initiatives” show the priority implementation is given in industry.
AB - The UK Government has set a target date for the adoption of Building Information Modelling (BIM) by 2016. Despite the many benefits identified in literature there are also barriers to be overcome but there is little by way of research ranking the importance of each. To enable informed decision making during the implementation process this research provides a ranking of barriers. The study gathered information via a web-based survey from the top 74 United Kingdom based main construction contractors. The findings demonstrated that the barriers are reduced in importance after BIM adoption as the major hurdle of initial investment has been overcome reducing the “Fear” factor”. The two most important barriers to implementing BIM overall are “Scale of Culture Change Required/Lack of Flexibility” and “Lack of supply Chain Buy-in”. The low ranking awarded to “Lack of management support” and “Other Competing Initiatives” show the priority implementation is given in industry.
KW - Building Information Modelling
KW - BIM
KW - Use of BIM
KW - Ranking Barriers to BIM implementation.
M3 - Article
VL - 2
SP - 77
EP - 101
JO - Journal of Engineering and Architecture
JF - Journal of Engineering and Architecture
SN - 2334-2986
IS - 1