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Read more at: Press Release: Demystifying data: new resource to boost BIM uptake across local government

Press Release: Demystifying data: new resource to boost BIM uptake across local government

15 March 2021

Local councils across Britain are being urged to take advantage of a new BIM Early Steps Roadmap which will make the switch towards a data-led approach to the management of buildings and estates easier than ever. The new, easy-to-use resource, which was developed by the Construction Innovation Hub, will allow estate...

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Read more at: Press Release: Explore the benefits for your business of interoperability

Press Release: Explore the benefits for your business of interoperability

25 February 2021

The Construction Innovation Hub’s new Information interoperability: business benefits case helps organisations to understand and unlock the benefits of information interoperability. Produced by the BIM Interoperability Expert Group the tool is easy to use to identify the specific business benefits by organisation type and...

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Read more at: Press Release: Local councils urged to reap the rewards of digitalisation

Press Release: Local councils urged to reap the rewards of digitalisation

2 February 2021

Local authorities across the UK are being encouraged to ‘go digital’ in their approach to the design, construction and operation of their buildings and estates. A new video produced by the Construction Innovation Hub with the input of the local authority representatives on the Local Authorities Working Group seeks to...

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Outputs and Resources from the LA Working Group

Outputs of the BIM in Local Authorities Working Group Key Outputs screenshot_2020-11-12_at_09.16.31.png The group has published BIM in Local Authorities a white paper commissioned to explore the barriers and issues surrounding the implementation and adoption of digital ways of working and BIM in...

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Read more at: Blog: Four Futures, One Choice

Blog: Four Futures, One Choice

11 December 2020

While many worried that automation would lead to unprecedented levels of unemployment, the b uilt e nvironment in 2040 is powered both by a growing skilled workforce and supported by automation. More people than ever are now in employment, a change that happened rapidly in response to the Green New Deal and other post-...

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Read more at: Publication: Four Futures One Choice

Publication: Four Futures One Choice

11 December 2020

fourfutures_onechoice_2020._png.png Four Futures, One Choice uses a futures thinking methodology to explore four scenarios for the digital built environment in the year 2040, hinging on the age demographics in the UK and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It demonstrates that a complex web of factors...

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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: 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: 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: Book: Four Futures - One Choice

Book: Four Futures - One Choice

4 November 2020

screenshot_2020-12-11_at_11.11.09.png Four Futures, One Choice provokes us with a future lens enabling us to view, with clarity and detail, four scenarios of what Britain could look like in 2040, depending upon the decisions that are made now, in these unprecedented times of opportunity. It presents us with four compelling...

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