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Read more at: Publication: Digital transforming capability and performance: a microfoundational perspective

Publication: Digital transforming capability and performance: a microfoundational perspective

1 June 2020

Research background Drawing on the literature on dynamic capabilities and digital transformation, this paper conceptualises and investigates the relevant antecedents of an essential capability for digital transformation – the digital transforming capability – and its effect on the competitive advantage of firms...

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Read more at: Publication: Assessment of the benefits of BIM in Asset Management - Part 1 - Context and Methodology

Publication: Assessment of the benefits of BIM in Asset Management - Part 1 - Context and Methodology

30 May 2020

Introduction pwc_2020_assessment_part_1.png In 2016 the UK Government mandated the use of Building Information Modelling (‘BIM’) Level 2 on all centrally procured public construction projects. After three years of mandatory BIM adoption, senior figures across the construction industry and in government have called for...

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Read more at: An Approach to Delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom

An Approach to Delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom

29 May 2020

The approach to delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom summary_tech_report_may29.jpg The approach to delivering a National Digital Twin for the United Kingdom outlines the National Digital Twin Programme’s progress to date, while looking ahead to the development of the Information Management Framework...

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Read more at: Publication: Digital twin-enabled anomaly detection for built asset monitoring in operation and maintenance

Publication: Digital twin-enabled anomaly detection for built asset monitoring in operation and maintenance

25 May 2020

Abstract screenshot_2020-08-14_at_17.12.02.png Effective asset management plays a significant role in delivering the functionality and serviceability of buildings. However, there is a lack of efficient strategies and comprehensive approaches for managing assets and their associated data that can help to monitor, detect...

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Read more at: The pathway towards an Information Management Framework - A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built Britain

The pathway towards an Information Management Framework - A ‘Commons’ for Digital Built Britain

20 May 2020

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s National Digital Twin programme has launched an open consultation seeking feedback on the proposed approach to the development of an Information Management Framework for the built environment. pathway_to_imf_image.jpg A new report, The Pathway Towards an Information Management...

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Read more at: Publication: Developing a Digital Twin at Building and City Levels: Case Study of West Cambridge Campus

Publication: Developing a Digital Twin at Building and City Levels: Case Study of West Cambridge Campus

14 May 2020

screenshot_2020-08-14_at_16.41.50.png Abstract A digital twin (DT) refers to a digital replica of physical assets, processes, and systems. DTs integrate artificial intelligence, machine learning, and data analytics to create living digital simulation models that are able to learn and update from multiple sources as well as...

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Read more at: Flourishing Systems - Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

Flourishing Systems - Re-envisioning infrastructure as a platform for human flourishing

12 May 2020

Academia, government and industry have come together to publish a new white paper, Flourishing Systems, calling for a fundamental change in how we view and run our nation’s infrastructure in the face of climate change and the socio-economic recovery from Covid-19. The central ideas in the paper are simple and radical: that...

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Read more at: ​Fourth Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

​Fourth Edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery

30 April 2020

The fourth edition of Guidance Part 2: Processes for Project Delivery has been published today by the UK BIM Framework. BSI, the Centre for Digital Built Britain and the UK BIM Alliance today release the fourth edition of Guidance Part 2: process for Project Delivery to help practitioners in the UK to implement building...

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Read more at: Publication: DeepDish: Multi-Object Tracking with an Off-the-Shelf Raspberry Pi

Publication: DeepDish: Multi-Object Tracking with an Off-the-Shelf Raspberry Pi

27 April 2020

screenshot_2020-08-18_at_15.48.55.png Abstract When looking at in-building or urban settings, information about the number of people present and the way they move through the space is useful for helping designers to understand what they have created, fire marshals to identify potential safety hazards, planners to speculate...

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Read more at: BIM Interoperability Expert Group Report

BIM Interoperability Expert Group Report

16 April 2020

CDBB, a partner in the Construction Innovation Hub, has published The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Interoperability Report for consultation. It forms part of the Construction Innovation Hub’s work to grow the digital economy for the construction and infrastructure sector, and to develop and promote digital ways of...

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