Information Models supporting works supervision and control

The digitisation of the worksite must pursue the objectives of increasing its productivity, the quality of the structures built, safety and environmental protection. The use of BIM methodology in the construction phases is an integral part of the process for increased efficiency and for continuous improvement introduced by Italferr. With a view to digitising works supervision and management processes via the implementation of computerised site management, it is possible to achieve:

  • a marked improvement in construction project verification activities and engineering change and variant management
  • an accurate and efficient quality, safety and environmental control
  • a faster and less error-prone monitoring of construction progress and accounting.

The use of appropriate data sharing platforms and environments (ACDat), which can also be accessed using mobile devices, directly at the worksite, provides a significant increase in efficiency and productivity.


Virtualisation of the worksite and simulation of its implementation phases, which allow for the optimisation of work scheduling and identification of risks and errors.
Information models for verifying the physical and accounting progress of work.
Three-dimensional surveys of works in progress, including from drones, compared with project BIM models. They assist in verifying the quantities realised, their quality and compliance with the planned construction schedule. Verifications that, if necessary, can be replicated on the survey model, without resorting to additional site inspections and benefiting time, cost and safety.
The use of digital tools enables verification of the quantity and quality of the built environment, including comparing what has been built with information models.
IoT systems, through sensors applied to worksite workers and equipment, can return useful information for supervising the work and as prevention regarding potentially dangerous situations, promptly reporting the occurrence of emergency situations, and reporting about the health conditions of workers.