An electronic, three-dimensional representation of built asset or facility elements with associated intelligentattribute data (“Facility Data”). A Model term used in PAS 1192 specification has been replaced by term ‘Information model’ in ISO 19650 set of standards. ISO 19650 focuses specifically on the concept of the information model containing multiple types of information geometrical and/or […]

Model View Definition (MVD)

One or more specific information exchange requirements may necessitate the need for a model view definition (MVD). A machine-readable representation of MVDs is required when using them in software development. Filtering information in software tools can be done by using an MVD that is only dedicated to one information delivery model (IDM). An MVD can […]

BS EN ISO 29481-1:2017

Building information models – Information delivery manual Part 1: Methodology and format

BS EN ISO 29481-2:2016

Building information models — Information delivery manual Part 2: Interaction framework

exchange requirement (ER)

defined set of information units that needs to be exchanged to support a particular business requirementat a particular process phase (or phases)/stage (or stages) BS EN ISO 29481-1:2017

interaction framework schema

a formal description of the rules with which an interaction framework must comply[1] 1 Online Browsing Platform (OBP) [WWW Document], n.d. URL (accessed 4.10.21).


algorithm that generates an interaction schema from an interaction framework, interaction framework schema, and templates file as input [1] 1 Online Browsing Platform (OBP) [WWW Document], n.d. URL (accessed 4.10.21).

business process modelling notation (BPMN)

Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN) is a flow chart method for modelling the steps of a planned business process from beginning to end. It is a critical component of Business Process Management because it visually depicts the detailed sequence of business activities and information flows required to complete a process. [1] BPMN symbols [1] ISO […]

Activity (Task)

A task is an atomic activity that is part of a process. When the work in the process is not broken down to a finer level of process detail, a task is used. Symbol [1]     Silver, B. (2009). BPMN Method and Style: A levels-based methodology for BPM process modeling and improvement using BPMN 2.0. In […]