The Danish construction information center Molio has initiated a project together with Cobuilder to create a data dictionary for the Danish construction industry. This enables the use of a common "digital language" that allows actors across the entire sector to freely exchange digital data.
IBM, Cobuilder and Red Hat announce the launch of OpenBuilt – an industry-led platform developed, maintained and supported by the leading technology providers.
Language is important because it allows people to communicate in a manner that enables the sharing of common ideas. The same goes for machines - sharing information requires a language they can read and interpret correctly. Especially in the context of Building Information Modelling.