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Read more at: CDBB officially launches the Digital Twin Hub

CDBB officially launches the Digital Twin Hub

31 March 2020

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) has launched the Digital Twin Hub (DT Hub), a new online community to promote best practice in digital twins for infrastructure and as a testbed for the Information Management Framework for the built environment to enable the future National Digital Twin. CDBB’s DT Hub is a...

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Read more at: BIM Report on Evaluating Tools for Maturity and Benefits Mesaurement

BIM Report on Evaluating Tools for Maturity and Benefits Mesaurement

31 March 2020

In 2019, the Centre for Digital Built Britain, as part of the Construction Innovation Hub and in partnership with the UK BIM Alliance, commissioned a project to evaluate existing tools that assess BIM maturity and identify the benefits (return on investment) of using BIM in projects. The results of the research are...

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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: Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

11 March 2020

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to develop a conceptual framework for human-centred sustainable future cyber-physical systems. This fellowship will enable her to undertake a new research project in collaboration with Professor Leifer’s designX research lab at...

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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: Government Soft landings Interactive Process Map

Government Soft landings Interactive Process Map

3 March 2020

Government Soft Landings (GSL) can play an important role in enabling a smooth transition from construction to operation. It also helps clients to assure the performance of an asset and inform future project performance setting. The development of this National Health Service Scotland (NHSS) interactive process map has...

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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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