Assurance given by an independent certification body (ISO does not perform certification) that a product, service or system meets the requirements of a standard. https://www.iso.org/glossary.html

Construction Products Regulation (CPR)

Construction Products Regulation (CPR) https://ec.europa.eu/growth/sectors/construction/product-regulation_en#:~:text=The%20Construction%20Products%20Regulation%20(CPR,the%20performance%20of%20construction%20products.

Common Data Environment (CDE)

The purpose of using Common Data Environment (CDE) on a project is to provide the right person with the right information at the right time.[1] The CDE is a tool used to exchange, view, analyze, share, and manage project information whilst maintaining data integrity. CDE can be used at any project type, but it is […]


confirmation, through the provision of objective evidence, that the requirements for a specific intendeduse or application have been fulfilled [SOURCE: BS EN 17412‑1:2020] For example, it is the process of checking whether the specification captures the customer’s needs, but it is not a process of checking if the product or service meets the specification

Quality Assurance (QA)

Quality assurance (QA) is the action or process of verification that a requirement in terms of quality is being met. Managing the quality involves planning, establishing a workflow for fulfilling, and systematic monitoring of different aspects of a service or activities. [source: the balance small business ] Quality assurance is the action or process of […]

System of systems

A system of systems is a collection of many different systems, each with its own characteristics. [1] System theory assumes that certain underlying concepts and principles are applicable to different areas, although each field has developed for itself. The main assumption of system theory is that complex systems consist of several smaller systems, and that […]

System of engagement

The System of Engagement is defined as a platform that manages supported digital engagement, of systems like Browsing, Web Chat, Messaging, videos (Facebook, WhatsApp, TEAMS, ZOOM, Signal, Slack, etc.), various apps like Project Management platforms (PROCORE, BIM360, Aconex, PlanGrid). It is also designed to grow and easily integrate additional APIs for customer engagement. This includes […]

change strategy

Concept of change strategy involves identifying objectives, formulating intervention concepts for change, forming and defining success parameters, and implementing strategies. This includes testing the effectiveness of the changes and their impact on the organisation’s performance. The cycles of small tests, combined with analysis of test results, integrate the learning generated throughout the process, which could […]

Security Management Plan

A document (or part of a document) identified in the Information Particulars setting out the security requirements for carrying out the Works in a security-minded way, including any policies, protocols, processes and procedures referred to therein. [1] [1] UK BIM Framework, 2020. Information protocol to support BS EN ISO 19650-2 the delivery phase of assets.