This paper lays out a road map for computer‐integrated design and manufacture of building‐specific cladding systems, describing the key implementation phases and highlighting domains (supply chain organization, software vendors, suppliers, process modellers, etc.) involved in each phase. It takes a holistic look at the way forward, identifying that such a long‐term transformation will need to be managed strategically both at a company and sector level and that training and education within the sector will be pivotal. The development of appropriate cladding information standards is seen as an essential enabler and as a catalyst for change.
Agbasi, E., Anumba, C., Gibb, A., Kalian, A. and Watson, A. (2004), "Cladding sector road map for realising the CIM vision", Industrial Management & Data Systems, Vol. 104 No. 6, pp. 526-532. https://doi.org/10.1108/02635570410543825
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