It's clear that no part of our industry will be unaffected by the technological changes we're seeing across the sector.
All around there are calls for the profession to modernise and to embrace technology or face the alternative, obsolescence.
But what are the challenges and opportunities facing professionals making an increased strategic investment in technology, and is the sector really ready for wholesale adoption?
The headline findings were presented by Anthony Walker, Director at Trident and Chair of the RICS Building Surveying Professional Group Board at the RICS Building Surveying Conference.
While 92% of respondents thought proptech would have a positive impact on the industry, only 40% thought that they had a good understanding of the technologies or the skills to fully embrace proptech.
Licensing Manager and Tech Affiliate Programme Lead
Louise is Licensing Manager and Tech Affiliate Programme Lead responsible for all licensing activity across RICS data and information products and for developing the RICS Tech Affiliate Programme, a community of data and technology solutions providers serving the sector.
Louise has a LLB in Law and before joining RICS worked in the digital publishing industry specialising in content acquisition, strategy and licensing across eLearning, eTextbook delivery services, and digital asset management solutions.