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Read more at: DT Hub Blog: Progress on National Digital Twin Standards

DT Hub Blog: Progress on National Digital Twin Standards

2 December 2020

Samuel Chorlton, Chair of the Digital Twin Hub Standards make everyday life work. They may decide the size or shape of a product or system. They can specify terms so that there are no misunderstandings. They are crucial for instilling confidence and consistency for both providers and users. This is why we have made the...

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Read more at: Blog - Opportunity, Collaboration, Community: Join us for the Global BIM Summit 2021

Blog - Opportunity, Collaboration, Community: Join us for the Global BIM Summit 2021

25 November 2020

Adam Matthews , Head of International, CDBB Building information modelling (BIM) is at the heart of the digitalization of the global construction sector – a trend which will have far reaching implications for the sector, for governments and society. BIM is a standards-based methodology for the construction process...

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Read more at: Blog: BS EN ISO 19650-5:2020: Supporting a secure future for digital construction

Blog: BS EN ISO 19650-5:2020: Supporting a secure future for digital construction

23 November 2020

Alexandra Luck One of the key drivers of the Construction Innovation Hub’s mission is to quicken the pace towards greater digitalisation in the construction industry. In recent years, the UK’s built environment has undergone a notable shift towards digitally enabled collaboration, virtual stakeholder engagement and secure...

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Read more at: Blog: The benefits the Government Soft Landings - David Philp

Blog: The benefits the Government Soft Landings - David Philp

20 November 2020

David Philp, digital impact director for the Construction Innovation Hub , highlights the benefits the Government Soft Landings (GSL) approach brings to improving performance and outcomes of our built assets to ensure they improve whole-life value to users, owners and society at large. The cost of maintaining and operating...

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Read more at: Blog – Planning for the Future, by Alexandra Bolton

Blog – Planning for the Future, by Alexandra Bolton

18 November 2020

2020 has certainly asked a lot of us. Our industry and wider society has been stretched almost to capacity in terms of handling the pressure that’s been placed upon us, and it’s provided a rather stark glimpse of a future landscape I’m sure we’d all prefer to avoid. At CDBB our focus is on transforming the UK construction...

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Read more at: Blog: The Need for a Platform Approach to Construction - new survey reports published

Blog: The Need for a Platform Approach to Construction - new survey reports published

17 November 2020

The Construction Innovation Hub’s Platform Design Programme, working in partnership with both government and industry, is developing a platform construction system consisting of a standardised kit of parts that we believe will be able to deliver social infrastructure buildings. Here Alex Luck , CIH Security Manager...

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Read more at: Blog: Sparking digital transformation in local authorities - by Terry Stocks

Blog: Sparking digital transformation in local authorities - by Terry Stocks

12 November 2020

Terry Stocks, Chair of CDBB’s Local Authorities Working Group shares his thoughts on how we can help local government to realise the benefits of a digital approach to managing their estate and asset information. The local authority sector is large and diverse. There are 343 councils in England who collectively spent around...

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Read more at: Blog: Opening the black box: exploring practical enactment of the BIM mandate

Blog: Opening the black box: exploring practical enactment of the BIM mandate

19 October 2020

New research by Thayla Zomer , a PhD r esearcher at the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) , University of Cambri dge , Professor Andy Neely, Director of CDBB and Dr A jith Parlikad , explores how organisational aspects and existing ways of working can affect the implementation of built environment policy and limit...

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Read more at: Blog: Procurement Strategies for Incentivising Collaborative Delivery to Optimise Whole-life Outcomes

Blog: Procurement Strategies for Incentivising Collaborative Delivery to Optimise Whole-life Outcomes

12 October 2020

Professor David Mosey, Professor Cam Middleton, Darya Bahram, Dr Roxana Vornicu, Dr Paolo Giana Despite the constraints imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been significant progress in the CDBB research programme examining how collaborative procurement models, integrated contracts and BIM can incentivise efficient...

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Read more at: Blog: What is the point of a National Digital Twin?  by Miranda Sharp

Blog: What is the point of a National Digital Twin? by Miranda Sharp

7 October 2020

There is a difference between a nation of digital twins and a National Digital Twin Isolated digital twins exist as a replica of an asset with a symbiotic relationship to the real thing. Enterprises are constructing these isolated twins and creating value from increased efficiencies, higher customer satisfaction and safer...

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