MIPIM 2019 Engaging The Future

Why property is starting to buy tech

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Paul Unger

The talk of MIPIM was that property is at last waking up and smelling the tech. Gone are the rounds of insults about dinosaurs who haven’t a clue and geeks that don’t know how the real world works. Instead, proper conversations about actual implementation were being had around the private villas, beach bars and pavilions. Here’s why.

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Editor’s note: Pressing the point

One thing that came up time and again during my first day as a mentor with the latest cohort at Pi Labs, the property innovation accelerator and investor, was how much communication is integral to a startup’s chances of success.

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Why we should stop using Bluetooth to access buildings

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If Apple or Android won’t allow you to buy a simple coffee with Bluetooth technology, why are technology companies rolling out Bluetooth products for vitally important use cases such as access control to your hotel room, your office or even your own home?

Daqri BIM

Is it time for construction to go mobile?

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PHILIP RASHLEIGH

Organisations in construction can expect to see productivity gains of up to 15% if they invest in the right technology. Philip Rashleigh of Audacia takes a look at the key reasons for adopting mobile working in the sector.

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MVPs in the property transformation game

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PAUL UNGER

Tech moves fast. Who is keeping up and getting ahead? PlaceTech editor, Paul Unger, names his Most Valuable Players that are progressing the digital transformation of real estate.

Mills & Reeve | Hackathons and automatons

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Mike Edge + Paul Knight

Mike Edge and Paul Knight, partners at Mills & Reeve, look at how the law firm has been using technology to improve real estate investment purchases.

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Take it away: Best conference quotes of 2018

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Nicola Byrne

As the proptech industry matures, there are more events to attend with more panels and insightful content than ever before. Here's a list of our top 10 quotes from our own events and those that we've attended.

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Gyana unwraps trends to watch

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ENRICO FACCIOLI

There was more investment in startups in 2018, greater awareness of product from decision-makers in large corporates and higher levels of tech-adoption across the sector. But where next, asks Enrico Faccioli.