Bridging the gap between construction + manufacturing

| March 23, 2018

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Platforms are sets of components that interact in very well defined ways to allow a range of products and services to be produced. The term has been appropriated from the software and manufacturing industries, where systems based around platforms have both supported rapid innovation and formed a basis for exponential growth and value.

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