In recent years, different organisations have developed data models that are gradually being adopted across the construction sector to facilitate data exchange and accelerate the digital transformation. In this article we will compare the two most prevalent approaches and consider the pros and cons of applying them on industry level. The first approach is the use of classification systems to digitise information about construction objects. The second alternative is Data Templates proposed by the standardisation bodies ISO and CEN for use in Building Information Modelling.
How big data is transforming the construction industry today Data is a global commodity, ready to be harvested by modern digital tools. The value of data surpassed oil [...]
What is the most efficient way for managing properties and data templates? Let’s take a look and compare the two main options available – the good old Excel vs. tools specifically designed to facilitate the implementation of the above-mentioned standards, such as Cobuilder Define.
Cobuilder receives funding to create a digital tool for sustainable construction The Bulgarian subsidiary of the Norwegian company Cobuilder has been awarded a grant through [...]
DSCiBE Munich meeting - key takeaways for non-technical people This 5th edition of the Digital Supply Chains in Built Environment (DSCiBE) workshop was held at the IBM Watson IoT centre in Munich on the [...]