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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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Read more at: Blog: Trudi Sully on the drive to deliver innovation

Blog: Trudi Sully on the drive to deliver innovation

25 February 2020

UK Research & Innovation’s Transforming Construction Challenge partners are joining forces at Futurebuild 2020. Ahead of the event, Trudi Sully, Impact Director for Manufacturing at the Construction Innovation Hub, considers the drive to deliver innovation to transform construction and presents her pick of the...

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Read more at: Blog: DT Hub - Bringing together the digital twin community

Blog: DT Hub - Bringing together the digital twin community

19 February 2020

CDBB’s Digital Twin Hub is establishing and bringing together stakeholders in the digital twin space to create a collaborative web-enabled community to drive learning and accelerate progression through shared experience. Samuel Chorlton, DT Hub Chair, reflects on making headway and identifying next steps. This year will...

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Read more at: Blog: Digital Construction on a Shoestring - Duncan McFarlane

Blog: Digital Construction on a Shoestring - Duncan McFarlane

4 February 2020

Ahead of the Construction Innovation Hub’s inaugural Digital Construction on a Shoestring workshop, Duncan McFarlane, Professor of Industrial Information Engineering at the University of Cambridge and head of the Distributed Information & Automation Laboratory at the Institute for Manufacturing considers the benefits...

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Read more at: Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects

Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects

28 January 2020

Becoming Digital: Enacting Digital Transformation in Construction Projects cdbb_wp_040_thayla_zomer_imagex300.jpg Our January Monthly paper is a working paper by Thalya Zomer, Andy Neely, Ajith Parlikad and Veronica Martinez. The paper investigates the implementation of building information modelling (BIM) in construction...

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