Comparison of ISO 19650 Part 2 and 3

Workflow comparison First, I constructed an information exchange process diagram based on ISO 19650 Part 2 dedicated to the delivery phase of an asset lifecycle (project delivery). Next, I have created an equivalent process for asset operation in accordance with ISO 19650 Part 3. The workflow is depicted in Figure 1 the process shown illustrates […]

Asset Information Model (AIM)

The Asset Information Model or AIM is a term used to define the set of information gathered from all sources that support the continuing management of an asset

Contract Particulars

Contract Particulars refer to the document outlining the Framework Agreement’s specific core terms, which may include but are not limited to the Pricing Schedule, Authorised Officer, Contract Manager, Key Personnel, and Specification (as defined in the Call-Off Terms and Conditions), as well as any other contract-specific details included in the document. Any local authority or […]

BIM thinking ahead

I decided to challenge myself and explore existing and emerging technologies in order to estimate what could we achieve during the next 30 years. The question is considered in terms of an ever-evolving process of change and improvement within the Construction Industry. I do not believe that we can consider improvement as a finite process. […]

UK BIM Framework (roadmap)

UK BIM Framework roadmap! Almost three years have passed since the first BS EN ISO19650-1 standard was published.A lot of work has been done; some people are upset about the constant change, but we need to move quickly!We’d better get used to it, embrace it – it’s a fact of life. If I missed anything, […]

UK National Annex 2021 Discipline vs Role

The field ‘Role’ has been renamed ‘Discipline’ in the most recent edition of BS EN ISO-2 19650-2:2018 NA February 2021. The previously used role codes, derived from BS 1192:2007, had conflicts associated with contractual statuses such as client, contractor, and subcontractor, or sometimes inappropriate use of occupation title such as architect. [1] As a result, […]

BS EN ISO 19650-2 UK National Annex (NA) 2021 status and suitability reference table

BS EN ISO 19650-2 2018, NA 02/2021 Status Code Suitability Action by Information State (at any project stage): Work in progress (WIP) S0 Information developed within a task team [C], [B] Information State (at any project stage): Shared (non-contractual) S1 coordination [C], [B] S2 information/reference [A], [B], [C] S3 review and comment [B] S4 review […]

Comparison of status codes between UK National Annex (NA) 2018 vs UK NA 2021

  BS EN ISO 19650-2 2018   BS EN ISO 19650-2 2018, NA 02/2021   Status Code Suitability Action by Suitability Action by Information State (at any project stage): Work in progress (WIP) S0 Initial status [C], [B] Information developed within a task team [C], [B] Information State (at any project stage): Shared (non-contractual) S1 […]

How to respond to request for proposal (RFP)

Introduction It can be said that the digitalization of construction began with designers moving from drawing boards to computers. [1] In Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Operation (ACEO), the focus has shifted with the industry embedding Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Management and digital technologies. I the past year, businesses, faced an immediate shift in organisational […]

Terminology and UK Contract Law

The use of terms such as Lead Appointed Party, Appointed Party and Task Team in lieu of terms: employer, supplier, contractor and subcontractor, require clarification to become legally binding. The meaning of BS EN ISO 19650 framework terminology included in Exchange Information Requirement (EIR) or BIM Execution Plan (BEP) and other framework documents depends on […]