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The benefits of BIM technology go beyond design

Many companies invest in Building Information Modelling (BIM) for better design and documentation, but business benefits drive ROI (Return on Investment) for BIM technology: marketing that wins work, greater efficiency that increases profit margins, and better insight that improves project quality.

Video: Benefits of BIM technology

Explore new opportunities
Architects, engineers, owners and builders describe how BIM helps them to expand traditional boundaries, and explore more innovative solutions. (video: 2.43 min.)


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Benefits of BIM

See how firms can benefit from BIM technology to help improve project outcomes, and realise business value.


Video: AECOMM BIM in practice

Better collaboration results in better project outcomes
BIM gives global engineering firm AECOM a competitive edge.

Video: WSP Flack + Kurtz BIM in practice

BIM is changing the nature of construction processes
WSP Flack + Kurtz discusses how BIM is transforming construction efficiency.

Business publications

Value of BIM in North America
Business benefits propel BIM adoption from 17% in 2007 to 71% in 2012.
 SmartMarket Report: Value of BIM (US site)


Growth in BIM for infrastructure
Business value drives growth of BIM for infrastructure projects.
BIM for Infrastructure SmartMarket Report SmartMarket Report: Infrastructure (US site)


BIM for sustainable design
BIM enables sustainable design and helps improve building performance.
Green BIM SmartMarket Report SmartMarket Report: Green BIM (US site)


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BIM data management and collaboration

Get more value from your BIM processes
Autodesk collaboration and data management products support BIM workflows that enable multi-disciplinary, 3D model-based collaboration in the office and on-site.
 BIM data management and collaboration (US site)