Debra K. Rubin is quite accurate when she discusses the dilemmas Construction managers face with new Technology. Have you seen the new building information modeling (BIM) and 4D Design technology now available? It can be phenomenal. But care must be taken on what you get and what you may be getting into. While the technology allows for greater design, coordination and implementation participation, all parties involved must give careful attention to who owns what part of the design and process. Rights of ownership and potential liability for errors and omissions must be thoughtfully addressed up front to avoid unintended consequences.
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