Digital construction, now and in the future
Digital technologies can assist every stage of a project’s lifecycle, from design, optioneering and planning, through procurement, during manufacture and construction and finally in the building’s operational phase and beyond.
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What is digital construction and what’s the difference between digitisation and digitalisation?
Digitisation is the changing of the analogue to the digital, such as
- Creating a banking an app to replace paper statements
- Changing hand-written documents to digital copies
- Storing project records on private computers instead of in material folders
Digitalisation on the other hand is the process of leveraging digitisation to improve business processes. For example, you might scan a paper document and save the scan as a PDF, then upload it to the cloud so you can access it anytime and anywhere.
The end result of digitalisation and digitisation is digital transformation.
Evaluating the benefits and value of digitalisation, including process improvement…