Scottish BIM Delivery Group has been established with a remit to lead, manage, coordinate and deliver a BIM implementation plan which seeks to support the Public Sector in the adoption of BIM Level 2 where appropriate from April 2017. The Scottish BIM Delivery Group is supported by a series of working groups bringing together expertise from industry, public sector, institutes and academia.

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These working groups will support engagement, communication and collaboration to support BIM adoption. A summary of each working group is set our below:

 

BIM Delivery Group

www.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/bim-delivery-group

The BIM Delivery Group (BIM DG) has the remit – to lead, manage, coordinate and deliver the BIM implementation plan on a day to day basis. This group will report progress and outputs to the Construction Review Delivery Core Team. The group will also coordinate the liaison, feedback and interface with the other BIM groups.

 

BIM Industry Forum

www.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/bim-industry-forum

The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Industry Forum (BIM I.F.) is a group of the various communities who are supporting the BIM Delivery Group.  The BIM I.F. will provide a platform to meet with and manage the interface between the various industry groups and the BIM Delivery Group. This forum will be tasked with providing integrated feedback and raising potential issues affecting the implementation of the BIM strategy and its objectives. This group encompasses representation from the BIM Delivery Group and representation from the Buyers, Suppliers and Academia groups.

 

BIM Public Sector Buyers Group

www.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/bim-public-sector-buyers-group

The BIM Public Sector Buyers Group (BIM PSBG) is a forum of public sector procuring bodies.  The PSBG is a vehicle to allow the BIM Delivery Group to convey updates on the Scottish BIM strategy, progress and information as it arises. This forum will be tasked with providing feedback, disseminating information through their organisations and acting as a communication platform across Scottish public sector procuring organisations.

The BIM PSBG is a collaboration of public sector procuring organisations who will champion the Scottish BIM strategy in their respective client communities. Their purpose is to raise awareness of the BIM strategy, promote a shared understanding of its value proposition and raise potential issues affecting the implementation of the BIM strategy in their respective areas of interests.

 

BIM Supplier Group (Scotland)

www.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/bim-supplier-group

The BIM Supplier Group Scotland (BIM SGS) is a forum of supply-side organisations, institutes and other bodies.  The BIM SGS will provide a vehicle for the Scottish BIM Delivery Group to deliver updates on progress and information as it arises. This forum will be tasked with providing feedback, disseminating information through their organisations and acting as a communication platform to the Scottish supply chain. The BIM SGS is a collaboration of specialist interests groups who will champion the Scottish BIM strategy in their respective specialist areas and communities. Their purpose is to raise awareness of the BIM strategy, promote a shared understanding of its value proposition and raise potential issues affecting the implementation of the BIM strategy in their respective areas of interests.

 

BIM 4 Academia

www.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/bim-4-academia-group

The BIM 4 Academia Group (BIM4 AG) is a forum of Scottish academic providers and training boards.  The BIM4AG is a forum to share knowledge, guidance and feedback as to how BIM can be pragmatically implemented in a structured manner at apprentice, undergraduate and post-graduate level.  The group will explore opportunities for research and sharing of knowledge. The group should also consider and respond to skill requirements for BIM adoption and opportunities within the implementation programme to promote learning within construction institutions and schools.

The terms of reference for each working group including minutes of previous meetings can be found at the following link.