Construction companies have to invest in Blockchain technology already?

Doka UK 12 December 2018.-Another new technology to follow with interest for the construction industry is BlockChain. From BIM + (Chartered Institute of Building) they explain the birth and development of this advance: The Blockchain is a new way to store and record transactions. To put it simply, we could define the Blockchain as a peer-to-peer […]

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25 May 2018: the EU’s General Data Protection will come into force and radically change the rules on data protection within the UK

Data is the oil of our generation. The professional management of data will enter a new dimension as of May 28, therefore the construction sector in the UK must prepare itself for the new rules. For this reason, we explain some of the consequences for construction companies, according to the Chartered Institute of Building. In addition to this, we advance specific details of its management within companies and publish a quick guide from ICO, the data protection regulator in the UK, which may be useful to get ahead and comply with the new legal framework on data. […]

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Construction makes up around 6 percent of British economic output

Chris Blythe OBE, Chief Executive of the CIOB said: “The quality of our built environment affects every member of society. Construction creates and maintains the places that people live, work and play, the infrastructure that supports them and the services that sustain them. And it is vital that those elected to represent their constituents in Parliament understand this. “Our manifesto showcases how construction can act as a solution to major policy issues. Our proposals are interlinked, showcasing the need for a collaborative approach to productivity, skills, quality, investment and Brexit. “It is crucial that policy makers appreciate the contribution of the construction sector: the decisions made today will be felt for decades and generations”. […]

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