Impact of BIM Technology on Time-Reducing in Conditions of Slovak Construction Industry

  • Peter MesarosEmail author
  • Tomas Mandicak
  • Annamaria Behunova
  • Katarina Krajnikova
  • Jana Smetankova
  • Marcel Behun
Conference paper
Part of the EAI/Springer Innovations in Communication and Computing book series (EAISICC)


Information and communication technology presents an effective tool for project management. Currently, the construction industry is increasing demands on technology. BIM is an intelligent 3D model-based process that provides architend construction experts insight and tools to more effectively plan, design, bcture, engineering auild and manage buildings and infrastructure. One of supposed advances is time-reducing in a construction project. The research was oriented on BIM technology and its impact on time-reducing. Time-reducing is one of the desired and anticipated benefits of using progressive technology. Research discussed the issue of BIM technology impact on time-reducing. The main objective of the research was to analyse and quantify the impact of BIM technology on time-reducing in construction projects. Our research also addressed the issue of comparing the use of BIM technology from a global perspective and there are also several studies to reduce costs through this technology. The research sample includes 111 of interviewed respondents in the Slovak construction industry and 24 respondents participated in the questionnaire survey. There were contractors and developers.


BIM Technology Time-reducing Management Construction industry 



The paper presents a partial research results of project VEGA 1/0828/17 ‘Research and application of knowledge-based systems for modeling cost and economic parameters in Building Information Modeling’.

This work was supported by the Slovak Research and Development Agency under contract no. APVV-17-0549.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Mesaros
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tomas Mandicak
    • 1
  • Annamaria Behunova
    • 2
  • Katarina Krajnikova
    • 1
  • Jana Smetankova
    • 1
  • Marcel Behun
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of Civil EngineeringTechnical University of KošiceKošiceSlovakia
  2. 2.Department of Industrial Engineering and InformaticsTechnical University of KošicePrešovSlovakia
  3. 3.Technical University of Košice, Institute of Earth ResourcesKošiceSlovakia

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