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Information Management Summary

Scope

This element provides the standards, models, classifications and other mechanisms for both data management and information exchange for the industry, including the foundation for, and programs to, create and maintain shared or common knowledge-bases. It also enables and motivates organizations to accelerate the process to create and deploy an asset life cycle information system, i.e. a fully integrated solution in which the standards, models, classifications and other mechanisms are implemented for a specific project or facility.

Vision

The long-term vision for the Lifecycle Data Management and Information Integration element of the Roadmap is that the execution of future capital projects and operation of capital facilities will be radically enhanced by seamless access to all data, information, and knowledge needed to make optimal decisions in every phase and function of the capital project/facility life cycle. Lifecycle Data Management and Information Integration provides a foundation layer for the highly automated project and facility management environment envisioned in the Roadmap.

Benefits and Opportunities

It has been estimated that ineffective interoperability between project tools and project partners costs the U.S. capital projects industry $15 billion per year. A solid foundation for life cycle data management and information integration in the capital projects industry is key to the creation and operation of integrated facility life cycle systems, automated design, the intelligent job site, automated procurement, and other elements of the Capital Projects Technology Roadmap vision.

What if you could easily share design information and data in your organization, with your clients, procurement and construction teams, joint venture partners, contractors, suppliers, and fabricators?

What if you could integrate all your tools used in the life cycle of your capital projects using one set of standard, common data transferable throughout the entire project life cycle?

Goals

The goal of this element of the Roadmap is to create the foundation for a life cycle data management and information integration environment of the future that is adopted throughout the capital projects and facilities industry, centered on the need to deliver the right information, at the right time, to the right place.

Specific goals are:

  1. Provide the technical framework for both data management and information exchange that will be used by all business processes and applications developed in the other Roadmap elements.
  2. Assist with the creation and maintenance of industry-wide shared or common reference data, as required for the other Roadmap elements.
  3. Enable and motivate organizations to accelerate the process to create and deploy aninteroperability.