Maximo BIM for visual representations of buildings and assets
It is generally known that IBM Maximo is the leading tool in asset, maintenance and facility management. Less known is that has been equipped with many new features in recent times. One of the best kept secrets is the inclusion of Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM provides support for integrating BIM data into Maximo and for full 3D display of BIM data in context with Maximo applications and processes. Best of it, it comes standard with any new Maximo version as of 184.108.40.206!
By making Building Information Modeling available in Maximo, IBM meets increasing demands from its user who are not just asset-oriented but have a distinct focus on managing their facilities and buildings with help of Maximo.
Building information modelling (BIM) is a 3D digital representation of a building and a set of process that use that representation for construction projects, such as buildings, roads, and bridges. This standard is used during the design and builds phases of construction and is also adopted for building operations.
Maximo BIM utilizes a subset of the commonly used Construction-Operations Building information exchange (COBie) format. Data in this format can be imported into the Building Information Modeling (BIM) Projects application in Maximo. Supported COBie tables that qualify for importing and exporting include Facility, Floor, Space, Component, Type, System, Zone and many more.
By using the BIM Projects application, you can collaborate and gather information throughout the design and building phase of a construction project, i.e. a building, a road or asset and import the data when the project is completed. As such, it is often used to depict the “as-built” state of a project.
After importing the data, you can view a 3D visualization of the model in context with the imported data through the Maximo BIM Viewer, one of the applications in the extension. This visualization will help in improving the efficiency of the maintenance work planning and execution process. You can export the as-maintained data to update the model for a renovation project.
The BIM extensions tightly integrate with commonly used Maximo applications, such as Work Order Tracking and Locations. The viewer thus allows the normal Maximo lookup mechanism to provide direct visual selection of assets from a building model.
As stated, the IBM Maximo BIM extension comes out-of-the-box with all currently supported Maximo versions. BIM’s visualization capabilities provide an excellent and easy entry to deliver your users the visual insights they crave for.
We at MACS are at your service to assist you in getting the BIM extensions ready to go. If you can visualize your IBM Maximo improvement, we can build it for you.
Door MACS Webmaster|2018-03-02T04:45:33+01:00februari 11th, 2018|Blog|Reacties uitgeschakeld voor Maximo BIM for visual representations of buildings and assets