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This guide has been produced to help organisations, in the transport and infrastructure sectors, to get to grips with BIM and we start by defining what the BIM acronym means.

The industry has been in discussion for a while about what the acronym BIM stands for, whether it is Building Information Modelling or Building Information Management, or some other variant. However, we believe that it is easiest to understand what it actually means for those who have been charged with ‘doing BIM’ for infrastructure, by adopting the following definition:

BIM = Better Information Management


BIM Guidance for Infrastructure Bodies