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Toward Blockchain – enabled construction supply chains: Potential, requirements and implementation

How could Blockchain be implemented in construction? As an emerging technology, Blockchain is being explored for various industries including, but not limited to: health care, manufacturing, insurance, real estate, logistics, finance, banking and education. Recently, discussions for the use of the...

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Visualising the Future: Big Data and the Built Environment - Prof Paul Linden

Building on four years of material generated by the Cambridge Forum for Sustainability and Environment, this report examines the future use of big data in the built environment. Experts from academia, government and private companies were invited to join monthly discussions in the Forum over four...

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Gemini Principles

CDBB has published the first output of its Digital Framework Task Group, The Gemini Principles. The paper sets out proposed principles to guide the national digital twin and the information management framework that will enable it.

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Security-Mindedness for Smart Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities

Security-Mindedness for Smart Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities

9 November 2018

The Centre for Digital Built Britain’s (CDBB) Security-Mindedness for Smart Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities event, in association with the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at the University of Cambridge, brought focus to the challenges and opportunities of security-mindedness in the digital age and featured a number of high-level presentations from leading experts.

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Blog: Security and a digital built Britain

Blog: Security and a digital built Britain

15 October 2018

Ahead of the Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) and Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC)-hosted ‘Security-Mindedness for Smart Infrastructure: Challenges and Opportunities’ event on 1 November, Alexandra Luck, security project manager for CDBB, sets out how a security-minded approach is central to the CDBB programme and the operation and integration of assets and environments.

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Security for digital construction

The growth in the use of computer-based technologies and the increasing sophistication and connectivity of cyber-physical systems working in real-time to influence outcomes will have a transformative effect on all of the sectors involved in the design, manufacture, construction, operation and management of built assets and environments.

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