Protecting intelligent cities from cyber attacks
With property and infrastructure increasingly connected through technologies such as the Internet of Things, we need to protect against digital attacks.
How are disruptive trends – like the digital revolution, rapid urbanisation and climate change – impacting the surveying profession, and how can we capitalise on them to improve the world around us?
From developing truly connected, intelligent cities to using the latest sustainable building methods, and from new skills and pioneering technologies to the rapidly expanding commercial value of data, explore the challenges, opportunities and possibilities for the future of surveying.
The regions with the greatest infrastructure investment needs are Asia and the Americas. Sakshi Sharma explores a world of surveying opportunities.
Should public transport be free for everyone? Transport expert and former London mayoral candidate Christian Wolmar explores the arguments.
There are projected to be 200 billion smart devices connected to the Internet of Things by 2020, up from two billion in 2006.
IDC, Intel, United Nations
Is it time our town centres found a new purpose and stopped fighting their losing battle against online retail? Built environment journalist Mark Smulian investigates.
Emma Crates discovers how hempcrete could play a crucial role in creating a more sustainable building industry.
We need to shift from a mining ideology to a kind of cultivating ideology – cultivating in the sense that we are moving towards the idea of growing our own construction materials.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Technology is calling into question the very nature of our profession, as clients become increasingly comfortable with technological advancements to fulfil their needs.
What will clients want from valuers and valuations in a tech-enabled future? Sander Scheurwater reviews the latest research findings.
It is no longer sufficient to embrace innovations and trends that are already underway. To stay ahead, companies must work methodically to sense new possibilities that exist far beyond the digital frontier.
Beyond the Digital Frontier
Which skills do modern property professionals need? Five recruiters share their insights on key qualities and experience – and what candidates will need in the future.
Caroline Moser from the University of Manchester discusses the potentially transformative role of women in the cities of the future.
The competition that kills you, doesn’t look like you.
RICS Harris Debate: The Future of Professions in a World of Algorithms
Our report shows what you – our members – told us in 2018 about how the profession is responding to rapid urbanisation, resource scarcity and the opportunities brought by technological innovation.
From May 2019, our Governing Council will use this initial report to lead a six-month strategic ’futures’ review, providing direction for the profession for the years ahead.
In the meantime, you can download the full report and continue to give us your feedback on the future of surveying.
As data becomes a vital and valuable asset, what can you do to understand and make the most of yours?
In real estate, where the ‘cash cow’ of the physical asset is still healthy, there is a reluctance to acknowledge the presence of the digital asset and what it could mean in the future.
Data is the fabric of the modern world: just like we walk down pavements, so we trace routes through data, and build knowledge and products out of it.
Dr Ben Goldacre OBE
Chair of the NHS HealthTech Advisory Board