Caroline Spillane, Director General of professional body Engineers Ireland, and chair of the NBC said: “The starting point for the Council has been the review of digital strategies developed by other countries and this has led to the formation of eight key constructs for the NBC roadmap. The leadership of Government and Industry, public and private sector support, standards, procurement, skills and training have been prioritised as key components.” The research and consultation that has informed the council’s approach will be published in January 2017. The Global BIM Study covers digital adoption across 26 individual countries and highlights the impact of mandates and other key drivers.

Spillane adds “…certainly, the importance of Government as a client and…

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