As Prime Minister Lee puts it forward, Singapore is a “connected island and forward-looking country” and its population “understands technology with a view to taking advantage of it”.
Smart Initiatives are going viral in numerous fields and provide citizens with astonishing assets. SmartNation website gathers some of them.
The construction industry also needs to operate smart and data is one of the best ways to do this.
Based on interviews and discussions, it seems that the construction industry is known to be 'traditional', meaning that word-of-mouth is the best tool to get to know other people and to take decisions.
We believe that the construction industry could benefit so much from a more extensive usage of new technologies and relevant data. That would lead meaningful and fulfilled lives.
As explained by the government of Singapore, a Smart Nation harnesses the power of networks, data and info-comm technologies to improve living, create economic opportunity and build a closer community.
Based on our analysis and discussions, we have identified four fundamental needs within Singapore's construction industry to turn into a Smart Industry.