Building the Future: Digital Disruption in the Construction Industry

| March 15, 2018

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According to a McKinsey Global Institute report, construction is among the world’s least digitized industries. On the other hand, architecture and industrial design, and marketing and sales are both highly digitized. Traditionally, this has divided the construction industry into tech and no-tech areas.

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