Conformance Class

Conformance class allows establishing relations from the information model of BS EN 82045-2 to any other object of relevance available information model. For example, the Project Information Model (PIM) Conformance class identifies the extent with respect to the reference information model, and the associated metadata elements.

Conformance Class identify whether the information model meets a specified standard or management process

Conformance Class 1 (CC1)
CC 1 supports a static document concept. It neither takes into account the life-cycle aspects of a document and its versions, nor the history nor the interrelations among documents and document versions. CC1 records document versions, however without providing information about their purpose and associated effectivity.[1]

Conformance Class 2 (CC2)
CC 2 supports a dynamic document concept. It takes into account the life-cycle aspects of a document, its versions and revisions, the history and the interrelations among documents and its versions. In addition, it allows the referencing to objects of interest outside of the document management environment.[1]

Conformance Class 3 (CC3)
CC 3 supports distribution and subscription of documents according to a defined distribution profile with associated actions and included delivery confirmation. It supports the archiving of documents stored on any type of carrier medium at any location. In addition, it allows referring to any document managed outside the own document management system.[1]

[1] BS EN 82045-2 : 2005

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