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7 MAR 2018

Surveying the built environment in a digital world

Big data is a term used to refer to large, complex data sets that cannot be analysed using traditional data analysis techniques. The use of big data is becoming a key basis of competition and growth for professional firms, and it is already affecting every area of business activity including real estate, construction and the built environment.

This insight paper covers:

  • Characterising big data
  • The knowledge hierarchy
  • Speed of big data adoption
  • Intelligent buildings
  • Open urban data
  • Smart cities