The poor spreadsheet has become shorthand for a situation where data is stored in inaccessible silos, living in different departments, in different platforms and even in hard copy...in 2019. Dustin Strydom, director of automation services at Open Box, offers his solution.
More investment in innovation would attract a new wave of diverse, tech-savvy workers to construction, helping address the sector’s skills shortage, the contracting giant argues in a paper calling for accelerated innovation in the industry.
Companies who do not manage risk and innovation better face the prospect of becoming inherently uncompetitive. That’s the message from the Institution of Civil Engineers, in a recent short paper focused on the UK built environment sector.
PlaceTech spoke to Bev Taylor, head of energy at Bruntwood, about their bold advanced energy strategy.