Digital infrastructure

  • Professor Brian Collins, UCL

    Centralised planning offers best chance for infrastructure modernisation boost

    UCL’s Professor Brian Collins is eager to start research work on combining knowledge from all of UK infrastructure to universally improve performance and economy of the country’s roads, rail, water and energy supplies.
    7 years 12 months ago
  • Donna Huey, Atkins

    Moving beyond automation in BIM

    BIM should be about adding to what industry does rather than just replacing existing services and people with computer programmes, says Atkins’ Donna Huey.
    8 years 1 month ago
  • Toby Ashong, KPMG Boxwood

    Let’s get digital

    The infrastructure sector needs visionaries and a will to collaborate if it wants to lead the march towards a world fit for the next generation, says Toby Ashong
    8 years 1 month ago
  • Andrew Cooke, Atkins

    Five steps to making digital infrastructure more resilient to crime

    The Carphone Warehouse problems with data security at the weekend highlight the vulnerability of digital data including that of infrastructure. Atkins’ Andrew Cooke has some ideas for protection.
    8 years 1 month ago
  • Bridging the digital gap

    Neil Farmer of Tony Gee explains how new research into digital engineering of bridges could revolutionise bridge design, construction and maintenance.
    8 years 2 months ago
  • Alex Whittle, Atkins

    The fourth dimension: visualising rail and transit in real time

    Atkins’ Alex Whittle explains how 4D visualisation is helping keep projects on track.
    8 years 2 months ago
  • Sun Yan Evans, technical director, Mott MacDonald

    Flood visualisation and the importance of weather event modelling

    Flooding incidents due to climate change are hitting the nation’s asset base with increasing frequency and severity. Digital technology has a key part to play in building resilience, says Mott MacDonald's Sun Yan Evans.
    8 years 2 months ago
  • Alan Whitelaw, Mott MacDonald

    Using digital systems to improve food security

    Growing rice with the aid of data analytics and satellite technology – how digital infrastructure can feed the world. Mott MacDonald’s Alan Whitelaw explains.
    8 years 2 months ago
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    The top ten emerging technologies of 2015

    Eighteen experts at the World Economic Forum have come up with a list of tech to watch that will have a big impact in the next couple of decades. Here’s what they selected.
    8 years 3 months ago
  • Future proofing - CSIC

    Expecting the unexpected

    The key to long-term management of infrastructure lies in futureproofing, say Duncan McFarlane and Dr Tariq Masood
    8 years 4 months ago