Buildings are complex designs that require collaboration of many consultants. Thanks to the evolving technology, we have many tools that can help us achieve collaboration. Although, in the end tools do not guarantee the success of the collaboration process or the design. How they are implemented and how each party is utilizing them can be the determining factor.
In this presentation, we will explore what institutes a good collaboration process and outline the determining factors for it. Following this, we will explore different methods that explore three levels:
— Collaborating with non-shared systems
— Collaborating with shared information, utilizing cloud systems
— Collaborating with real-time BIM data
Advantages and challenges presented by each method, strategies for success will be discussed.