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This is the third article in the series of six by Paul McCormack, detailing the advantages of digitalisation for the built environment and why companies must engage in the process to secure sustainable growth and success.

This final piece in Part 1 of the series, “The Tools”, builds on the previous digitalisation and BIM articles * . Digital Transformations will detail the pathway that companies must define, detail and develop for their own particular needs.

If industry is to develop and leverage its digital skills for energy efficient construction, and increase its competitiveness, it will be driven via the skills of the workforce. Upskilling must be demand-driven, demand both from the industry perspective and from the workers in the industry. It is this “meeting of demands” that will lead to success in meeting the needs of industry, society and the environment.

Digital transformation is a topical subject for all of industry and is seen as a key organisational strategy to support sustainable growth, especially in industries such as construction which is seen as a technology laggard. BIM is recognised as one of the main digital tools that are critical enablers that can embed digital processes within organisations. Specifically, the information management processes within BIM help companies in transforming traditional information processes and turning the information into data that is easier handled, used and analysed.

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