2010 Salary Survey ends July 10th


Your industry, your pay range, your feelings of job satisfaction and job security, the survey is anonymous and will only be reported in large groups.

Thank you for your contribution to this resource, the results will be published in the Fall issue of AUGIWorld Magazine.


UNM BIM Survey : "View of the future for Facilities Management"

I was recently informed of a survey on BIM for Facility Management. I was expecting it to focus primarily on design and construction, but, it actually talked more about Operations and Maintenance (such as the use of Work Order Management (CMMS - eg. IBM Maximo, Aims, Archibus, Datastream Infor, TMA Systems, Micromain, etc etc etc)).
If you work in Facilities, I'd encourage you to add your data and opinions. I just took the survey myself, it was less than five minutes of my time. The only warning I have is that one of the questions necessitates that you watch a video, and it is hosted on YouTube, which is blocked in my workplace and others.
Here's a description from the survey introduction
Francisco Forns-Samso, graduate student in the Construction Program at the University of New Mexico(UNM), in collaboration with BIMWorkx, are conducting a research study in the area of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Facilities Management (FM). The intent of this study is to determine the perceived value and future benefits of using BIM as portal to visualize and access important Operation and Maintenance (O&M) information. The survey consists of a two (2) part questionnaire :  initial set questions on your facility characteristics and how you currently perform O&M activities and a follow on set of questions after watching a short "View of the Future for FM" video. To complete survey including watching the video should take about 5 minutes.

The results of this research will be published and distributed upon request to those who are interested.

Please note that your name and that of your facility will not be identified with any of the results.