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5 recommendations to cultivate digital-forward innovation in the built environment

December 02, 2020

By Clint Johnson

Clint Johnson explores geospatial data governance, risk management, and standardization

Digital innovation in the built environment is increasingly evident in many areas of project delivery. This includes—but isn’t limited to—automating workflows and processes, enriching practice and service delivery, and implementing various technologies such as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for remote geospatial data collection.

In general, the engineering and construction industry is slow to adopt many of these digital innovations for a variety of reasons; however, there is growing interest and acute need to understand specific strategies that can be implemented to improve safety, accelerate maturity, and improve program and project delivery. These recommended strategies focus on data governance, data risk management, effectively using location-enabled technologies, standardization, and data-driven decision support systems.

Read the full article at Civil + Structural Engineer.

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