#Construction: Ignoring digitization is a mistake

UK, April 6, 2017.- Roland Berger, Civil Economics, Energy & Infrastructure Competence Center, has produced the book Thinking: Digitization in the construction industry. Building Europe’s road to “Construction 4.0”. From the Blog Formwork of Doka UK we recommend to carefully read every analysis and graph of this in-depth study. Here we are only going to publish a synthesis that will lead you to read the entire Roland Berger report. For example the final conclusion:

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Dokadek 30 combines the advantages of a panel floor formwork system with those of Dokaflex floor-slab formwork

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3D Printers in construction: Earrings of safety and regulatory standards

UK, March 7, 2017. – 3D printers are a technological breakthrough with a path of analysis to discover their effectiveness in different economic sectors. For example, in the construction industry. The Guardian newspaper has wondered if using a 3D printer in the construction of a bridge is safe, if allowed by the regulators. Reasonable doubts that we invite to answer with the reading of this information (Excerpt from The Guardian article):

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Diversity: The most successful work strategy, today, in companies

UK, February 24, 2017.- The BBC recently published an analysis of talent management in companies: “Why it’s important to be yourself at work”. His conclusion is that the most efficient work teams, in any company, are those who do not look at the nationality or cultural traits of managers and employees. Specifically, BBC says:

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Reduces the pay gap between men and women within the construction sector

UK, december 14, 2016.-  The publication BuildingSpecifier has published that the difference of salary, between men and women, in the sector of the construction is the lowest registered until the moment. For your interest, we reproduce the information of this means of communication:

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Construction Digital Future: Will formwork speak with a data platform to calculate critical performance parameters?

 (Extract from McKinsey June 2016 Report: ‘Imagining Construction’s Digital Future’)

Doka would like to thank McKinsey & Partners for their insight, clarity of expression in this invaluable paper on the required on the challenges and required changes facing the future of Construction.  To download this full paper either visit www.mckinsey.com or alternatively www.doka.uk.com

UK,  december 9, 2016.-  Some sobering facts about Construction Industry performance:

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