Developing a Technology Strategy to Capitalise on the Emerging Digital Revolution
New digital technologies like BIM and virtual and augmented reality have the power to transform many aspects of the construction industry, but they have yet to...
Critical Concepts for Successful BIM Implementation
Throughout Australia and much of the world, the most significant benefits associated with Building Information Modelling (BIM) accrue during the operations phase of projects.
Degree in Flying Cars Coming Soon
Self-driving car pioneer Sebastian Thrun has shifted his gaze to the skies, as his Silicon Valley online school Udacity launches what it calls the first "nanodegree"...
Aussie Engineers Must Take Heed of Cyber Security Risks
During a recent audit of IT security at a large German power plant, an operator answered ‘yes’ to both questions when asked whether his IT system...
Digitisation Will Transform Australia’s Engineering Workforce
Will a robot take your job?
IoT Sensors: An Engineering Silver Bullet?
The “Internet of Things” (“IoT”) is in basic terms the connectivity of things and the flow of information to provide data and outcomes.
CAD is Dead, Long Live CAD
Say good bye to the CAD guy, the whipping girl/boy of all AEC firms engaged in delivering drawings of any kind.
Australia Needs New Road Rules for Driverless Vehicles
Right now, some of the basic principles surrounding rules of the road in Australia are straightforward.
Australia Must Manage Cyber Risk to Civil Infrastructure
In the movie Die Hard 4, villain Thomas Gabriel used hackers to gain control of transport grids and the stock market and later plunged much of...