What Happened to CIM?

AECbytes BlogAECbytes Blog, External News

Credit: Original article published here.

CIM stands for “City Information Modeling,” the concept being similar to how BIM stands for “Building Information Modeling.” However, while BIM is very much alive and well in the AEC industry, that doesn’t seem to have happened with CIM — the term hasn’t really taken off. Is that because the concept of a “city information model” was flawed to begin with, or was it because we found a better term? Or is it still in use, and if so, where? These are some of the questions explored in this article.

URL: https://www.aecbytes.com/viewpoint/2023/issue_111.html