RICS has developed an International Building Operations Standard (IBOS). This is an innovative new data-led standard which goes beyond the traditional ways of measuring building performance, and places user experience at its heart. This person-centred and holistic approach allows organisations to use data to measure and benchmark the quality of their buildings in terms of function, sustainability, cost, performance, and compliance with best practice.
A self-assessment tool is also being to developed as part of IBOS. This will enable input of data to score buildings against a variety of measures, in order to make continuous improvements and deliver better buildings for people, society, and the planet.
The standard will be relevant for: