Terry Stocks of BIM Task Group recently announced new details on the implementation of the government BIM mandate at the 2015 ICE BIM conference. Of particular importance, a new “stretch target” will require government departments to electronically validate BIM data from suppliers by October 2016. Additionally, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills has indicated to BIM+ that there are likely to be further announcements on the mandate, subject to confirmation with the new Construction Leadership Council.
Stocks clarified that all centrally funded government departments will have to provide “clear and complete Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) with all contracts” by 4 April 2016.
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