Process innovations for the digitalization of public procurement: synergies between BIM and multi-criteria analysis

Sergio Russo Ermolli, Pasquale De Toro


The aim of this paper is to identify the potential for integration, within BIM approach, the multi-criteria evaluation methods to improve the effectiveness of the award process of tendering, by defining an alternative method to more traditional procedures. To reach this aim four public procurement have been analyzed for the construction of educational facilities in the Metropolitan City of Naples. It was later represented the procedure of one of the four contracts previously analyzed, through the synergy of building information modeling and PROMETHEE method. The study has identified interesting results in relation to the objectives of speeding up the phase of evaluation and preparation of the final ranking, as well as of the transparency of this phase.


digitalization; BIM; public procurement; multi-criteria analysis

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