While BIM was gaining traction within the industry, the global economic recession was wreaking havoc, leading to significant declines in production and profit margins. Today, economics are slowly rebounding and construction spending is increasing, but the fallout from the recession lingers. Competition is greater than ever and all of the players in the building supply chain, from architects and engineers to general contractors and fabricators, are under pressure to deliver their projects faster and with smaller budgets.
Check out Staying Competitive: Can you Survive without BIM? eBook by Autodesk to learn more about BIM and how your competitors are stacking up on the BIM scale.
Check out the McGraw Hill SmartMarket Report released earlier this year, The Business Value of BIM in North America.