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ISO/TC 59 Newsletters

By Kari S. Borgos

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ISO/TC 59 Newsletters

The ISO/TC 59 Newsletter, which gives a brief indication of current or recent affairs in our committee, is issued twice a year by the secretariat.

New standard for more efficient operation of assets and facilities

New standard for more efficient operation of assets and facilities

Part 3: Operational phase of the assets, a new part in the ISO 19650 series on information management using building information modelling (BIM), has recently been published. The new standard is particularly aimed at the asset and facilities managers who are responsible for keeping built environment assets operating properly, and the contractors/works teams they appoint to do work on their assets and facilities. Read more about the standard and what it offers here.

New standard for security-minded information management

New standard for security-minded information management

The new ISO 19650-5:2020 Organization and digitization of information about buildings and civil engineering works, including building information modelling (BIM) – Information management using building information modelling – Part 5: Security-minded approach to information management is a specification for security-minded information management. It provides a framework to assist organizations in understanding the key vulnerability issues and the nature of the controls required to manage the resultant security risks to a level that is tolerable to the relevant parties.