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Read more at: Digital transformation key to government’s call to build back better

Digital transformation key to government’s call to build back better

14 September 2021

Embedding digital innovation in the construction and built environment sectors will boost productivity and deliver better whole-life value for assets, according to a new report. Today, the Construction Innovation Hub publishes a new resource to drive greater adoption of information management and digital capabilities. The...


Read more at: The Value of Information Management in the Construction and Infrastructure Sector

The Value of Information Management in the Construction and Infrastructure Sector

16 June 2021

The Value of Information Management in the Construction and Infrastructure Sector , commissioned by the University of Cambridge’s Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) as a partner of the Construction Innovation Hub and produced by KPMG and Atkins, found evidence of strong organisational benefits that could be enabled by...


Read more at: Press Release: Information Management in Construction Can Deliver Productivity Boost

Press Release: Information Management in Construction Can Deliver Productivity Boost

16 June 2021

Landmark report reveals critical role of Information Management in UK’s economic recovery Every £1 invested in information management (IM) could potentially secure up to £6 of labour time savings while boosting government efforts to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050, according to a landmark new report published today...


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-...


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...


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...


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...


Read more at: Tender: Professional Services Report on Economic Value of Digital in Construction Sector

Tender: Professional Services Report on Economic Value of Digital in Construction Sector

27 August 2020

The University of Cambridge is approaching the market to engage with potential suppliers for the provision of a report on the economic impact of the implementation of Building Information Management (BIM). This work is necessary to articulate the value and impact of BIM to influential stakeholders in the built environment...


Read more at: Publication: A Practice-Based Conceptual Model on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Benefits Realisation

Publication: A Practice-Based Conceptual Model on Building Information Modelling (BIM) Benefits Realisation

27 August 2020

Abstract screenshot_2020-08-27_at_08.33.23.png Most of the existing research on BIM implementation and benefits realisation has departed from a technocentric perspective and instead promoted the belief that the benefits of using BIM technologies are an inevitable outcome of adoption in and of itself. Recently, scholars...


Read more at: Explaining the Information Management Framework (IMF)

Explaining the Information Management Framework (IMF)

What is the Information Management Framework (IMF)? “A built environment information management landscape and data environment which will adequately define parties, processes, information, technology to support the National Digital Twin.” - DT Hub Glossary An IMF aims to establish the building...