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Read more at: Blog: The Future is a Digital Twin

Blog: The Future is a Digital Twin

21 May 2020

The Future is a Digital Twin – just like now (but better and with a twin) – In this blog we hear from Sarah Rock who is a Principal Associate in the Construction and Engineering team at international law firm Gowling WLG. Sarah recently joined the CDBB’s Digital Framework Task Group, as a representative of the wider legal...

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Read more at: Blog: DT Hub - Skills required for successful adoption of digital twins

Blog: DT Hub - Skills required for successful adoption of digital twins

15 May 2020

Following the success of the official launch of CDBB’s Digital Twin Hub, Samuel Chorlton , Chair of the DT Hub, considers the possible competencies, skills and cultural changes integral to the successful adoption of digital twins. The launch of the DT Hub marks a significant step in the journey towards a National Digital...

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Read more at: Blog: Doubling Down on Impact: An Introduction to the Hub's Value Theme

Blog: Doubling Down on Impact: An Introduction to the Hub's Value Theme

23 April 2020

Ron Lang, Impact Director for Value at the Construction Innovation Hub , introduces the Hub's Value Theme. As we start a new financial year, I find myself reflecting on just how far we’ve come at the Construction Innovation Hub. The programme has brought together three vastly different organisations, and in the process...

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Read more at: Blog: Organisational information requirements (OIR)

Blog: Organisational information requirements (OIR)

7 April 2020

Since the release of BS EN ISO 19650 (Parts 1 and 2) there has been a noticeable industry shift towards a standardised approach to information briefing, delivery and management using building information modelling (BIM). ISO 19650 is a series of international standards which define the collaborative processes for the...

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Read more at: Blog: Can digital twins help planning for remote working?

Blog: Can digital twins help planning for remote working?

27 March 2020

Increasing numbers of people are currently working from home. Whether you are following Government advice on self-isolating or are one of the growing number of people working remotely on a regular basis, telecommuting is shaping the world we live in. A CDBB project by Dr Li Wan, Lecturer from Land Economy Department in...

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Read more at: Blog: David Mosey on the procurement landscape and benefits of change

Blog: David Mosey on the procurement landscape and benefits of change

26 March 2020

A new Construction Innovation Hub research programme explores procurement strategies to incentivise collaborative delivery and optimise whole-life outcomes. Lead author of the review, Professor David Mosey from King’s College London Centre of Construction Law, considers the current procurement landscape and the benefits of...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Twins: How to ensure data is informing better decision making

Blog: Digital Twins: How to ensure data is informing better decision making

11 March 2020

The Centre for Digital Built Britain works in partnership with the Infrastructure Client Group's Digital Transformation Task Group (DTTG) on the National Digital Twin Programme and its Digital Twin Hub. To understand more about each initiative and to hear Mark Enzer, Chair of both DTTG and the National Digital Twin...

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Read more at: Blog: Alexandra Bolton on skills and education in transforming construction

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on skills and education in transforming construction

5 March 2020

Ahead of this year’s Cambridge Science Festival and following the success of the Construction Innovation Hub’s support of Futurebuild 2020, Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director at the Centre for Digital Built Britain, considers skills and education crucial to transforming construction. Securing the skills, training and...

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Read more at: Blog: In the built environment, it isn’t easy being green – but data management can help

Blog: In the built environment, it isn’t easy being green – but data management can help

2 March 2020

To coincide with FutureBuild 2020 and conversations around the future of green construction Kirsten Lamb reflects on how data management can help in the pursuit of being green in the built environment. Kirsten explains how sustainability is one of the most compelling reasons to adopt information management practices and...

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Read more at: Blog: Skills Development and the Standards Landscape

Blog: Skills Development and the Standards Landscape

2 March 2020

Standards create an avenue of consistency and opportunity for skills to be recognised and developed. In this blog Kirsten Lamb reviews the work done to date on skills in relation to the standards landscape and points to future work needed to support progress towards an information management framework and a National...

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