The vast amounts of data generated by modern engineering and construction projects is spurring the adoption of new information management approaches such as PIM, which can significantly mitigate risk by enhancing access to a greater range of content and data.

The ever-increasing use of new technologies by the engineering and construction sectors has led to an explosion in the volume of data and documentation generated by even individual projects. According to Paul McConnell, Marketing Programs Manager, Newforma, the past decade alone has seen a surge in the creation of project-related…