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CDBB publish research profile

'Research Profile - Understanding the social context to transforming construction through digital innovation' has been published by the Camrbidge Centre for Digital Built Britain.

Despite digital innovation bringing opportunity to improve productivity and predictability in construction, the sector has been slow to change. Transforming construction through digital is not simply a technical problem but a social, cultural, economic and political challenge. Without understanding the contributing factors that inhibit digital take up across the construction supply chain there can be no effective solution. Our network of industry partners will help us to explore the barriers and enablers of digital uptake – specifically BIM and digitally-enabled off-site manufacturing (OSM) – and generate evidence to identify how to facilitate  innovations that have the potential to transform construction.

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