The productivity of Australia’s construction sector is lacking, but adopting BIM could improve it anywhere from 6% to 9%, according to a report. Xiangyu Wang, the Woodside Chair at Curtin University, believes BIM has the potential to "become more innovative and powerful by being integrated with other technologies such as RFID, barcode, laser scanning, augmented and virtual reality, energy and structural analysis tools, GIS/GPS, and mobile and cloud computing, [and] Big Data analysis."

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