Glossar

Term

Definition

Actor

Person, organisation or organisational unit (e.g. a department, team, etc.) involved in a construction process.

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Business Process Model and Notation [BPMN]


The Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN)  is a graphical representation for specifying business processes in a business process model.

Wikipedia

buildingSMART Data Dictionary [bSDD]


The buildingSMART Data Dictionary (bSDD) is an online service with objects/classifications and their properties and translations. It is used to identify objects in the built environment and their specific properties regardless of natural language. 

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Exchange Requirements

[er_]

Defined set of information units that needs to be exchanged to support a particular business requirement at a particular process phase (or phases)/stage (or stages)

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Information Delivery Manual

[IDM]

Documentation which captures the business process and gives detailed specifications of the information that a user fulfilling a particular role would need to provide at a particular point within a project.

  • Note 1 to entry:This can be referred to as an information delivery specification (IDS).


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Industry Foundation Classes [IFC]

Open international data schema standard for BIM-based data exchange developed by buildingSMART and published by ISO (and CEN).

ISO 16739-1:2018

IDM components

Basic elements that form an IDM: interaction maps/transaction maps, process maps and exchange requirements.

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Interaction map

Representation of the roles and transactions relevant for a defined purpose.

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Interaction Framework

Formal description of the elements of interaction, including definition of roles, transactions, messages in transaction, and data elements in messages.

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Level of Information Need

Framework which defines the extent and granularity of information.

ISO 19650-1:2018

Model View Definition [MVD]

Computer-interpretable definition of an exchange requirement, specifically bound to one or more particular standard information schemas

  • Note 1 to entry: A model view definition (MVD) is also referred to as a view definition, a subset (of a schema) and a conformance class (CC) especially in ISO10303.


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Process Map [PM]

Representation of the relevant characteristics of a process associated with a defined business purpose

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Project Management Office [PMO]

The PMO for the Use Case Management is managed by the buildingSMART Switzerland office.

Role

Functions being performed by an actor at a point in time.

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Transaction

Communication event that fulfils a relationship between two roles.

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Transaction map

Representation of a set of messages that are exchanged between participating roles for a particular purpose

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