We have the technology: How digitalisation could solve UK construction’s productivity problem, starting now

@article{Rogers2018WeHT,
  title={We have the technology: How digitalisation could solve UK construction’s productivity problem, starting now},
  author={David Rogers},
  journal={Construction Research and Innovation},
  year={2018},
  volume={9},
  pages={60 - 63}
}
  • David Rogers
  • Published 3 July 2018
  • Art
  • Construction Research and Innovation
Reports bemoaning construction’s poor productivity date back almost to time immemorial, but nothing ever seems to change. Even as the industry wrestles with BIM, outside its unhappy bubble relevant technology is developing quickly across a range of fronts, from artificial intelligence to robotics, which could complement BIM. Exploring these, say practitioners interviewed here, could be transformative, but two things are necessary: a common data environment, and leadership. How likely are either… 
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