Construction Operations Built Information Exchange (COBie) Meets Blockchains

Two disruptive ideas merged together to connect everyone over the life time of a built asset.

On 5 June 2017, at the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, we held a client side workshop on enabling Blockchains within the construction and infrastructure sector.

Alan Muse, Director of The Built Environment at the RICS, discusses international standards, in particular to enable new software tools to work seamlessly with the built environment:


Later in the morning, Robert Langdon from IBM introduced Hyperledger, the Enterprise Blockchain platform we will be working with during the next two years of R&D as we look at introducing Blockchains into construction workflows.


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Improving Dispute Resolution for Commercial Financing with IBM Blockchain

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