Digital technologies are now an integral part of our built environment. The choice is not when or if built assets will use technologies, but rather how much will be used.
Inspiring the Future
The CIOB view on digital technology in construction
We believe that technology and innovative use of data has a role to play in almost all aspects of construction and the built environment.
Charles Egbu, Vice-President at the CIOB
Technologies like artificial intelligence, robotic process automation and the Internet of Things raise real questions for members and the industry.
Step into the future of construction: a more efficient industry transformed by technology. Download the discussion paper to on the right, written in collaboration with AutoDesk, to understand:
- What a construction industry revolutionized through the use of digital technology actually looks like, and the benefits for the industry
- Technology trends for the next 10 years that will enable the transformation
- The key steps you and your organization must take to reach this vision, and the expertise needed
What are the most exciting new technologies for the construction industry?
What could the construction industry have to gain by adopting new digital technologies in the next 10 years?
Connecting Built Assets
What possibilities could be opened up by having connected built assets?
The Biggest Change
What will be the biggest change that technology brings about in construction in the next 10 years?
The Why, What and How of Digital Construction
Understanding where we are now, how the construction industry uses technology at the moment, what the level of adoption is and what problems the technology is solving.
Why is digital construction so important?
Connecting teams and data
Workflows & Technologies
What workflows and technologies should companies use at the start of their digital construction journey?
How can companies and individuals get started with digital construction?
What are the benefits of digital construction?
Why digital construction matters: Robertson Group's story
Have Your Say
In order to support our members better, we want to understand the challenges they face on the road to digital adoption. Help us by answering the questions in the survey below. It should take about five minutes.
Plotting Your Digital Construction Journey
What are your next steps? What is holding you back? In the resources below we try to help you understand how to align your goals and your corporate strategy, how to overcome the barriers to digital adoption and be more proactive in your approach.
Wembley Park and John Sisk & Son's story
How can individual employees start to upskill for digital construction?
How do you overcome the challenges of upskilling employees for digital construction?
How should businesses approach employee upskilling for digital construction?
What are the benefits of upskilling for digital construction?
What's driving the need for upskilling for digital construction?
Download the Infographic
Going digital can be a game changer and transform your business. But the journey to digitally transformed construction can be challenging to navigate, especially for those just getting started. This roadmap from Autodesk and the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) will help you define your next steps, wherever you are on your digital journey