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Digital transformation: combatting economic downturn and climate change
Digital transformation: combatting economic downturn and climate change Government and industry leaders from around the world have convened at major international events in 2022 to tackle the economic and climate crises facing
all nations. Facts, figures and research predictions in these two critical arenas trigger the discussion on policies and developments that spotlight the impact and influence ICT and smart technologies – with digitalisation top of mind...


  • Editorial
    When a game-changing idea transitions from being a futuristic vision promoted by pioneering thought leaders to a cornerstone objective in regional masterplans, the going gets tough. Sustainable development is indeed one of those ideas. Take the EU Parliament’s March 12 approval of the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive as an example: it aims for climate neutrality in real estate by 2050, turning wishful aspirations into an imperative and adding yet another complex issue to government agendas across the continent. This directive not only stirs political discourse but also poses financial implications for nations, businesses, and citizens alike. What are the issues implied? What can the construction industry do? Read more...


  • Shaping a new environment in AI
    Alleged data breaches from the Cambridge Analytica scandal offers a glimpse on how the AI revolution is shaping a new environment and why new legislation must be developed to protect not only citizen data, but the dignity of the citizen’s digital persona, taking into account how machines can extract and leverage the very instruction manual that makes each human individual actionable according to third party agendas...