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Read more at: Blog: Professor Mark Girolami on the history of digital twins

Blog: Professor Mark Girolami on the history of digital twins

15 January 2020

Ahead of his Turing Talk touring lecture series, Professor Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair, Academic Director of CDBB, and Director of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Programme on Data Centric Engineering at The Alan...

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Read more at: Tender: Provision of services for the organisation of the Global BIM Summit

Tender: Provision of services for the organisation of the Global BIM Summit

9 January 2020

CDBB, in partnership with the Construction Innovation Hub, Department for International Trade and Foreign Commonwealth Office are holding a Global BIM Summit in London to bring together the international community developing and delivering national digital transformation programmes in construction that improve...

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Read more at: New Year Honour for Professor Andy Neely OBE

New Year Honour for Professor Andy Neely OBE

6 January 2020

In the 2020 New Year Honours List Professor Andy Neely, FREng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Enterprise and Business Relations at the University, and former Head of IfM, received an OBE for services to Research and to University/Industry Collaboration. Professor Neely, who is a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Director of the...

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Read more at: Principle-based digital twins: a scoping review

Principle-based digital twins: a scoping review

19 December 2019

GeminiPrinciplesimage.jpg To understand how transformative the Gemini Principles are to the development of digital twins, we looked at academic literature for any examples where digital twin implementations were based on similar precepts. The result is a light-touch scoping review on principle-based digital twins, now...

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Read more at: New Video explains the National Digital Twin and the Gemini Principles

New Video explains the National Digital Twin and the Gemini Principles

18 December 2019

Launched by HM Treasury in July 2018, the CDBB’s National Digital Twin Programme was set up to deliver key recommendations of the National Infrastructure Commission 2017 “ Data for the Public Good Report ”: to steer the successful development and adoption of the Information Management Framework for the built environment...

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Read more at: Blog: Highlights from the International Programme

Blog: Highlights from the International Programme

18 December 2019

As we approach the start of a new year, Adam Matthews, Head of CDBB’s International Programme reflects on some of the highlights of 2019 and looks forward to the year ahead. In early 2019 the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) awarded the role of delivery partner for the Building Information Modelling (BIM) Pathfinder...

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Read more at: High-level introduction and summary of the SFT BIM Return on Investment (ROI) Tool

High-level introduction and summary of the SFT BIM Return on Investment (ROI) Tool

18 December 2019

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) lead the Scottish Building Information Modelling (BIM) programme at a national level on behalf of the Scottish Government; it has developed a suite of tools and guidance on its BIM Portal https://bimportal.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/ . The portal and associated tools were developed to help...

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Read more at: High-level introduction and summary of the SFT Infrastructure Technology Navigator

High-level introduction and summary of the SFT Infrastructure Technology Navigator

18 December 2019

The Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) has developed an online toolkit designed to help the public sector to improve the performance of its built assets through the use of digital technologies. The site is available at: https://infratech.scottishfuturestrust.org.uk/ The technologies referenced within the site relate to those...

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Read more at: Making smart cities and digital twins that we can trust

Making smart cities and digital twins that we can trust

11 December 2019

brydon_wang.jpeg As part of CDBB’s series of blogs to mark Gemini Principles: One Year On, Technology and Construction Lawyer and Sessional Academic at Queensland University of Technology, Australia, Brydon Wang, considers the role of principles in making smart cities and digital twins trustworthy. Can we utilise the...

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Read more at: Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the National Digital Twin Programme

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the National Digital Twin Programme

6 December 2019

A year on from the publication of the Gemini Principles, Alexandra Bolton, Executive Director of CDBB, one of the partners in the Transforming Construction’s Construction Innovation Hub, reflects on the progress of the National Digital Twin Programme. Today, 6th December, marks exactly one year since the publication of the...

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