||BUSINESS INTEROPERABILITY IN THE CONTEXT OF BIM-BASED PROJECTS
||A Grilo,A Zutshi, R Jardim-Goncalves
||This paper proposes a model that closely captures the factors that are responsible for Business Interoperability in the context of collaborative business processes for the deployment of Building Information Modeling. The Business Interoperability Quotient Measurement Model (BIQMM), uses an interdisciplinary approach to capture the key elements responsible for collaboration performance and BIM platform configuration. Through the quantification of the relevance of each element to the particular collaboration scenario, and with the combination of the BIQMM with a multi-criteria decision making tool, the Analytical Network Process (ANP) approach, this model enables a quantitative analysis of Business Interoperability for BIM-based projects, so that an overall interoperability score can be calculated for enhanced performance measurements. An application scenario is presented and the application of the BIQMM and ANP, provides a comprehensive framework for interoperability measurement. The paper concludes by recognizing that relationships between business interoperability and true AEC performance improvements and subsequent economic benefits derived from BIM-based approaches needs to be further developed.
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||Business Interoperability, BIM; Collaborative Working Environments
A Grilo,A Zutshi, R Jardim-Goncalves (2011).
BUSINESS INTEROPERABILITY IN THE CONTEXT OF BIM-BASED PROJECTS. Proceedings of the 28th International Conference of CIB W78, Sophia Antipolis, France, 26-28 October,