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Media Release: Mark Enzer to Chair Digital Framework Task Group

Media Release: Mark Enzer to Chair Digital Framework Task Group

19 July 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) will deliver key recommendations from the National Infrastructure Commission’s ‘Data for the Public Good Report’. In a speech today at the University of Cambridge, the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick presented the Government’s response to the report and launched the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG).

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Announcing Mark Enzer as chair of Digital Framework Task Group

18 July 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) will deliver key recommendations from the National Infrastructure Commission’s ‘Data for the Public Good Report’. In a speech today at the University of Cambridge, the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick presented the Government’s response to the report and launched the Digital Framework Task Group (DFTG).

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Guest Blog: Mark Harvey from DFID discusses new technologies and developing countries

Guest Blog: Mark Harvey from DFID discusses new technologies and developing countries

12 July 2018

Mark Harvey, Head of Profession (Infrastructure) at the Department for International Development (DFID), reflects on how new technologies are driving positive change in developing countries.

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CDBB Newsletter - July 2018

CDBB Newsletter - July 2018

10 July 2018

July 2018 CDBB Newsletter

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Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the recent launch of the Global Infrastructure Programme

Blog: Alexandra Bolton on the recent launch of the Global Infrastructure Programme

3 July 2018

This month Alexandra updates on current research funding, a new tender and the work of the international team, including the recently launched Global Infrastructure Programme, which is part of the Government’s Prosperity Fund.

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CDBB Supports the Global Infrastructure Programme

3 July 2018

The Global Infrastructure Programme and the UK Prosperity Fund.

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Report: Challenges of Digitalisation in the Offshore Oil and Gas Sector

Report: Challenges of Digitalisation in the Offshore Oil and Gas Sector

3 July 2018

Lamb, K. (2018). Challenges of Digitalisation in the Offshore Oil and Gas Sector.

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Blog: International - Estonian Delegation Visits Cambridge

Blog: International - Estonian Delegation Visits Cambridge

26 June 2018

Hosting visiting delegations to the UK is an important part of the CDBB International Programme providing a significant opportunity for valuable knowledge exchange. Richard Lane, International Programme Manager reflects on the success of the recent Estonian Digital Construction Cluster Study Visit.

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Blog - Andrew Robinson on the Level 2 Convergence Programme

Blog - Andrew Robinson on the Level 2 Convergence Programme

22 June 2018

Dr Andrew Robinson is a co-founder and partner of Urban Innovation Labs, the organisation commissioned by the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) to report on the Level 2 Convergence (L2C) programme. In this blog Andy explains the importance of L2C in leveraging the full value of a digital built Britain.

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The Edge

The Edge Amsterdam – showcasing an exemplary IoT building

20 June 2018

This Mini-Project developed a case study of The Edge in Amsterdam, billed as the world’s smartest building, for the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB). Developing the future of the digital built environment will require intensive study of a number of exemplars and The Edge, designed on Internet of Things (IoT) foundational principles by OVG Real Estate and PLP Architecture and completed in 2015, is seen as the most connected building to date. The Edge showcases the benefits of taking a Building Information Modelling (BIM) approach to asset design, construction and management. It is of particular interest in the context of the evolution to ‘operate and integrate’ that will enable the optimisation of organisational business services and socio-economic outcomes.

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