Journal article

Collaboration barriers in BIM-based construction networks: A conceptual model

M Oraee, MR Hosseini, DJ Edwards, H Li, E Papadonikolaki, D Cao

International Journal of Project Management | Pergamon Press | Published : 2019

Abstract

Building information modelling (BIM) teams, hereafter referred to as BIM-based construction networks, are teams whose possibly geographically dispersed members from various organisations and disciplines, perform project tasks on BIM-enabled projects. In recent years, BIM-based construction networks have progressively become the norm in executing BIM activities on projects. However, even though achieving BIM's full capabilities relies on effective collaboration among the team members in BIM-based construction networks, it is still a struggle for these members to collaborate. Nonetheless, only a few studies have been conducted to identify the barriers to strengthening team collaboration in BIM..

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