Tag: Data

Advice, video, expert comment and strategies on the growing importance of data use, security and management in construction

Will Covid-19 change future building design?

Will Covid-19 change future building design?

The pandemic is likely to result in new building codes, and a shift in thinking around how space is used. How will technology underpin these changes? The AEC industry has an unprecedented opportunity to rethink the fundamental assumptions made about how we live, work and build. The effects of the ...

Construction data

Eight reasons data sharing is transforming the design process

…and why that’s a good thing for future construction projects By Anastasios Dimas, Design Transformation Regional Lead, Middle East & Africa, Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group Inherent in traditional methods of design is making certain assumptions, which can go on to adversely affect project costs, timelines and quality ...

Mohammad Ktaishat, AECOM - CTF 2021

What is digital transformation in construction? And why is it important?

How do construction companies shift people from thinking about data to thinking about and using information? “We say words like digital transformation, digital ecosystem, technology and all those linguistics. But what do they actually mean?” asked Mohammad Ktaishat, Civil Infrastructure Digital Project Delivery Lead - Middle East at AECOM, as ...

David Glennon, CTF 2021

Digital transformation on giga projects – The Red Sea Development

The Red Sea Project aims to diversify Saudi Arabia’s economy, and is using a number of digital techniques during construction to keep it on schedule and maintaining environmental principles Regenerative development is an important element of the Red Sea Project. The Red Sea Development Company has been tasked with not ...

CTF Online big data panel

Data security in construction must not be underestimated

Data security is becoming one of the most pressing issues in construction today, and as the industry continues to digitise, it will only get more important Convincing leadership to take cybersecurity threats seriously can be tough, as data classification and data sensitivity are not fully recognised, unless it directly translates ...


Construction wrap: A rise in offsite, automation and BIM

A weekly round up of news relevant to digital construction professionals The process- and manufacturing-oriented approach of offsite construction means it can become the new normal in the industry post pandemic. According to Stewart Dalgarno, project director for AIMCH, as companies begin working again as Covid-19 eases, it will become ...

10 digital construction technologies disrupting the industry

10 digital construction technologies disrupting the industry

The second Digital Construction Hub (dchub.me) webinar discussed some of the technologies that are reshaping the built environment. Our speakers were: Craig Garrett, Head of the Digital Advancement Academy, BentleyJavier Bonilla, Head of the Technology Observatory for Construction, Acciona ConstructionPaul Mullett, Group Engineering & Technology Director, Robert Bird GroupPrakash Senghani, ...

Construction technologies: IoT and Drones

In this snippet from our webinar on 10 technologies disrupting the construction sector, we focus on IoT use onsite, the importance of collecting and using data, and the growing use of drones – and the unexpected benefits contractors are finding.

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