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The Internet of Things: Revolution in the Construction Industry

Over the last few days, two articles have grabbed my eye. Both articles address the digital revolution that’s underway in our construction industry and suggest some pretty fundamental changes that will need to take place if we are to fully realize the potential of digitization. In his article ‘The Internet of Things in Buildings will […]

Maintaining a Competitive Advantage

I was recently asked an interesting and somewhat conflicting question: whilst it is generally accepted that information technology is increasingly being used by businesses to create competitive advantage, why is it that the network infrastructure appears to be increasingly viewed as an after-thought and all too willingly handed over to organisations who have little understanding […]

Impact of the IoT on Data-centre Design & Operation

After reading the various opinions aired in this month’s Inside Networks regarding the future impact of the Internet of Things on data-centre design and operation, although my interest was piqued, my curiosity was unfortunately not satisfied by the collective wisdom of the contributors. I therefore decided to do my own research and in doing so, […]

It’s All About BIM

BIM (Building Information Modeling) is a strategic management process – not a 3D CAD tool. It is a holistic approach to the design, construction and management of facilities within the built environment. BIM is held by many as the “Holy Grail” incorporating a fully coordinated 3D model, together with the associated information necessary to mitigate […]

BIM + Intelligent Buildings = Smart Outcomes

In its broadest sense, an intelligent building brings together a number of technologies with the specific goal of optimizing operational efficiency and providing an engaging, productive working environment for occupants. Initially, the construction community assumed that providing an intelligent building meant installing a state of the art BMS. In recent times, this has evolved into […]