This is the third in our series of “The Future of…” posts where we’ve been looking at trends within the construction industry. We’ve already covered ‘Augmented and Mixed Reality’, and ‘Construction Robotics’, so where next? Well, I did mention that I may mix up Trend 3 due to popular demand so here goes….
In this post we’ll be looking at the move away from paper, or more specifically, taking a closer look at the future of ‘Digital Setting Out’. What better way to start than with two fitting quotes, one is from 50 years ago, the other I heard just recently!
“The most dangerous phrase in the language is: ‘We’ve always done it this way’.”
Grace Hopper, American computer scientist and US Navy Rear Admiral. (Computer World, 1976)
“Do it once, do it right and your other issues will go away.”
We get it. Changing from what you’ve always done can be scary, but when we have such feature rich constructible models using our state-of-the-art software in the office, why, when we attend sites, do our site operatives work from GA plans printed on A0 paper?Read more