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ISO 19650 implementation and compliance

Optimise your building information management according to ISO 19650

Optimise your building information management according to ISO 19650

ISO 19650 for building owners and operators

ISO 19650 has become a mandatory project ecosystem for public, industrial and investment projects in many countries. It is used to benchmark the level of maturity for digital information management using BIM and Common Data Environment (CDE) across the asset lifecycle including programming, design and construction phase (ISO 19650-2); operational phase, including facility management, asset and property management (ISO 19650-3).

TÜV SÜD’s Real Estate experts and Digital Built Environment project managers can help you implement ISO 19650’s organisational, technological and specification related items, benchmark and optimise existing ISO 19650 measures, provide practical training for your inhouse project team or project appointed parties, audit and attest to your ISO 19650 achievements.

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TÜV SÜD ISO 19650 compliance program

TÜV SÜD’s ISO 19650 compliance program contains 3 areas which are covered in the 3 parts of ISO 19650 standard:


Read more on the roles and responsibilities and TÜV SÜD compliance program for ISO 19650. In a stepwise approach, TÜV SÜD helps to implement and provide training on ISO 19650 measures as mentioned above:

1. ISO 19650 Readiness Index

An inexpensive and short assessment will be carried out to understand your level of compliance and to discover existing gaps. Based on reviews, interviews, BIM model checks and TÜV SÜD ISO 19650 Readiness Index, a compliance score will be derived. TÜV SÜD experts will then explain the results and needed measures based on various ISO 19650 levels such as technology and data, roles and responsibilities, documents and guidelines, knowledge/ HR, and processes/workflows.

2. ISO 19650 Onboarding and Implementation

Depending on the results of the Readiness Index, TÜV SÜD's Real Estate experts will implement the necessary measures to achieve ISO 19650 compliance. With TÜV SÜD’s globally proven best practices and project templates, unnecessary consulting fee can be eliminated. You will gain access to project templates, documents, CDE workflows as well as training recordings with unlimited copyrights.

3. Letter of Compliance by TÜV SÜD

Once the correct use of ISO 19650 measures is demonstrated, TÜV SÜD will issue a letter of compliance. This approach prevents investments in unnecessary ISO 19650 framework research and avoid impractical training that might result in unquantifiable outcomes.


The benefits of TUV SUD ISO 19650 compliance services



Reduce project costs


  • Reduce BIM coordination and BIM management costs by about 70%
  • Reduce project management costs by about 10%
  • Through establishing common files and metadata structure for projects, overall data management costs during design and construction are reduced by about 15%
  • Through TÜV SÜD’s ISO 19650 IT tender template, CDE software / SaaS costs are reduced by 2-5%
  • Avoid the additional fees of up to 150,000 EUR for AsBuilt data migration and CAFM handover
  • Avoid all paper and printing costs of up to 25,000 EUR/ project for plan submissions and shop drawing


Reduce time taken for your project


  • Through standardised best practices and plug and play workflows, save up to 50% of the time during programming phase and project ramp up
  • Through predefined automated digital workflows and approval and review measures, increase internal productivity by up to 40%
  • Accelerate the ROI of your purchased CDE by about 30%


Why partner with TÜV SÜD?

TÜV SÜD's interdisciplinary BIM expertise and hands-on approach

TÜV SÜD‘s ISO 19650 expert group consists of international and experienced Real Estate project managers, CRE/CREM IT tendering specialists, data management experts and BIM implementation managers. We provide hands-on and practical support instead of conventional ISO 19650 gap analysis to ensure rapid implementation of ISO 19650 in your organisation.


*Management process certification such as ISO 19650 would require ISO/IEC 17065:2012 accreditation for the certification bodies. However, there’s no ISO/IEC 17065:2012 scheme for ISO 19650 yet. “ISO 19650 certification” also known as measures in the market are currently not accredited. It is based on expertise of the subject matter experts. ISO 19650 frameworks or cert marks are, therefore, non-accredited measures.

*as of 27 June 2022


Project reference

These projects showcase our expertise in implementation and certification of ISO 19650 conformance.

  • Obayashi Singapore on Autodesk technology
  • Meinhardt Group (global mandate) on Sharepoint and Autodesk technology
  • DP Architects Singapore on Autodesk technology
  • KIMLY Construction Singapore


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