ArcGIS GeoBIM

What's New in ArcGIS GeoBIM (February 2024 Release)

 

Overview

ArcGIS GeoBIM delivers an innovative, easy-to-use web-based experience for teams to collaborate on building information modeling (BIM) projects and issues in geospatial context. Architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) and operations teams can make better decisions by securely accessing up-to-date project and asset information—including 3D digital models, documentation, issues, and reality capture.

The February 2024 release brings ArcGIS GeoBIM to ArcGIS Enterprise. ArcGIS GeoBIM can now be deployed in self-hosted enterprise IT environments to meet greater security and data requirements.

 

Release Highlights

Now Available in ArcGIS Enterprise

Exciting news—ArcGIS GeoBIM is now fully supported to work with ArcGIS Enterprise. This means that ArcGIS GeoBIM can now be deployed in self-hosted enterprise IT environments to meet greater security and data requirements. Prior to this release, ArcGIS GeoBIM was only available on ArcGIS Online, a complete software as a service (SaaS) platform for mapping and analysis. You can now deploy ArcGIS GeoBIM in more ways to suit your organization’s needs, thanks to support for both ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise.

 

 

Available with ArcGIS Enterprise 11.2 as a separate installation for Microsoft Windows and Linux deployments, this release of ArcGIS GeoBIM comes with minor enhancements and all functionality delivered with the November 2023 release. This includes support for field collaboration with ArcGIS Field Maps and faster georeferencing of BIM documents and issues to save users time. 

Visit My Esri to download ArcGIS GeoBIM for ArcGIS Enterprise and get started. 

 

What is ArcGIS Enterprise?

ArcGIS Enterprise is the complete geospatial IT system for creating, managing, mapping, analyzing, and sharing GIS data with BIM and computer-aided design (CAD). With its scalable and secure architecture, ArcGIS Enterprise is suitable for organizations of all sizes, providing a flexible and customizable solution to meet diverse business needs.

 

What's New in ArcGIS GeoBIM (February 2024)
ArcGIS GeoBIM is now available for ArcGIS Enterprise.

 

ArcGIS Enterprise serves as the backbone for running Esri’s suite of applications, such as ArcGIS GeoBIM, as well as your own custom applications. ArcGIS Enterprise is tightly integrated with ArcGIS Pro for mapping and authoring, and seamlessly connects with ArcGIS Online to share content between systems. With the February 2024 release of ArcGIS GeoBIM, ArcGIS Enterprise now connects to BIM and CAD data in Autodesk Construction Cloud and Autodesk BIM 360. 

Collaboration and flexibility are central to ArcGIS Enterprise, allowing you to organize and share your work on any device, anywhere, at any time. ArcGIS Enterprise gives you complete control over your deployment. It can be run on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Kubernetes, and it supports small single-machine deployments as well as large multi-machine deployments. 

 

ArcGIS GeoBIM and ArcGIS Enterprise 

ArcGIS GeoBIM is the bridge between GIS and BIM for both ArcGIS and Autodesk users. Using ArcGIS GeoBIM, teams can incorporate geospatial information into their projects, such as site location, terrain, infrastructure, and environmental data, to improve the accuracy and completeness of their models and designs.  

ArcGIS GeoBIM in ArcGIS Enterprise provides an enterprise IT solution for integrating geospatial and engineering data, enhancing collaboration, and improving decisions on AEC projects into asset operations and maintenance (O&M). 

Learn more about ArcGIS Enterprise, the complete system for all your geospatial needs. Explore options for purchasing and learn how to get started.

 

Minor Enhancements

This release also adds minor performance and user experience improvements. Users of ArcGIS GeoBIM will enjoy a smoother and more reliable app experience, with improved responsiveness and overall stability. These enhancements are available now in ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Enterprise 11.2.

 

Ask our ArcGIS experts

Have a question or want to suggest ways to make ArcGIS GeoBIM even better? Visit the Esri Community to post your questions and participate in product discussions. If you’d like to help us drive new capabilities or enhancements in future releases, post your product ideas for consideration.

 

Ready to learn more?

Find out more about ArcGIS GeoBIM

You can learn more about GIS and BIM collaboration by visiting the ArcGIS GeoBIM resources page and video channel. Upcoming webinars and past recordings presented by Esri and Autodesk can be found on the ArcGIS GeoBIM webinars page.

 

Discover the possibilities with ArcGIS Enterprise

Check out other blog posts to learn more about the possibilities of ArcGIS Enterprise. You can also learn about the differences between ArcGIS Enterprise and ArcGIS Online in this helpful ArcNews article.

 

MOOC: Transform AEC Projects with GIS and BIM

Running from February 14 to March 13, 2024, Esri is offering a massive open online course (MOOC) tailored to GIS and AEC professionals looking to improve project decision-making, gain critical insights, and deliver more sustainable infrastructure, more efficiently. While registration has ended, you can join the waitlist to be notified when Transform AEC Projects with GIS and BIM will be offered next.

Join Esri's free massive open online course (MOOC), Transform AEC Projects with GIS and BIM.

About the authors

As a product manager at Esri Inc, Andreas Lippold focuses on customer requirements in the area of Esri's 3D/AEC/Smart Cities products. He has extensive experience in product management and design thinking based customer support, especially in the AEC area. Over the last 12 years, he has worked in product management in AEC, 3D and AR/VR and has 15 years of experience in the geospatial industry. As a thought leader at Esri, Andreas helps shape the vision and direction of Esri's 3D/ Digital Twin initiatives, data models and solution development by interacting with customers and translating their requirements into useful technology.

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Geoff is Senior Product Marketing Manager for ArcGIS GeoBIM and GIS/BIM interoperability at Esri. With 10+ years working in the technology and sustainability sectors, he has supported the go-to-market and growth efforts of several enterprise cloud solutions. First encountering GIS during his Environmental Management studies, Geoff has always had a passion for design, innovation, and sustainable practices.

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