Hear valuable lessons related to Building Information Modeling-to-Facilities Management (BIM-to-FM) integration from an owner several years into the BIM journey. Why was this journey started? Which data should we capture about the facility? How is the data being used for operations or other purposes? How do you integrate deliverablesor the FM system itselfwith record models and/or the data in them? This discussion will include details on how the Revit software COBie Toolkit was useful and how 1 owner is moving beyond basic integration with the company's computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to implement forward/backward compatibility with models of 150 new and existing buildings across its campus.
Peter Strazdas is the associate vice president of Facilities Management at Western Michigan University (WMU). Peter leads a department of nearly 500 employees that is responsible for the planning, engineering, construction, and operations for the campus of 150 buildings spanning 8 million gross square feet. In his 34-year tenure at WMU he has also held positions as the construction administrator, director of Maintenance Services, and assistant professor of construction management. Peter served on the Michigan APPA Board of Directors for many years, including holding the roles of board president (6 years) and APPA secretary-treasurer. He is currently the president-elect for APPA International. He was governor of the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration Construction Commission; he is presently in his fifth term as mayor of the City of Portage, Michigan; and he served as the president of the Council of Governments in Kalamazoo County, Michigan.
Navisworks project review software has a set of powerful coordination tools. What it lacks is a strong set of collaboration tools, which are essential in the multidisciplinary coordination process. Enter the Cloud Solutions. Combining what is good about both worlds creates effortless coordination that includes no more file shuffling and provides powerful version control and access control. This class will cover key workflows that assist in the use of the Cloud Solutions and automation of the Clash Detective process, as well as enable an increase in communication and collaboration.