Digitalize and Industrialize the Building and Construction Industries – iTWO World 2016

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Guangzhou, China, November 16-18, 2016

Guangzhou, China iTWO World 2016 is successfully held from Nov. 16th to Nov. 18th. The conference featured iTWO community’s share and care on construction 4.0, highlighting topics on the Internet of Things, Construction Digitalization with iTWO 5D BIM, Supply Chain Management for Construction, iTWO Global Education as well as Enterprise Management in Innovation Transformation. The world’s first Cloud-Based 5D BIM IoT Enterprise Solution – iTWO 4.0 was unveiled and expected to drive the digital enterprise management in building industry into a new horizon.

iTWO World 2016 invited over 300 visionaries from 21 countries. Top executives from RIB, Flex, McKinsey, Autodesk and in total 24 of the global leading companies have shared their successful cases and in-depth insights on iTWO 5D BIM end-to-end enterprise management and its integration with advanced 3D BIM design and supply chain management. 3 prestigious universities from Germany, America and Hong Kong, China presented their cooperation and achievements with RIB on developing the next-gen BIM talents.

RIB, the leading provider of 5D BIM Big Data technology for the construction industry, and flex, the Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions provider that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world, have combined their expertise and formed a groundbreaking joint venture named YTWO Formative, providing an open platform, cloud-based software solution that fully integrates end-to-end project lifecycle management with the physical supply chain and delivers the “Made to Design” solution to modernize the AEC business.

The Podium Discussion sessions were stimulating, with the audiences’ active participation in lively discussion about digitalization in the global building industry, modular construction, 5D-BIM approach in education etc.

The third day of the conference witnessed an exciting hands-on 5D lab session in iTWO 5D Lab, where the participants experienced 5D-BIM end-to-end management system and as well as iTWO 4.0 and gained first-hand knowledge of how big data and disruptive technology can transform the enterprise management and bring real value for the industry.

Integrating data, people and machine, the state-of-art information technology is continuously advancing the building and construction industry. “Technology has changed over the last few decades the automotive industry, the entertainment industry, as well as people’s daily life. Now the same is happening in the building and construction industry. Internet of things technologies, big data, cloud, 5D, and virtual reality technologies, etc. are entering and revolutionizing the industry. Digitalization and industrialization is an unstoppable process. Innovation transformation management is necessary to adapt the change and take advantage of the technology development. RIB would like to be the best partner and running together with the iTWO community members to achieve the transformation. “ said Thomas Wolf, CEO of RIB Group.

“Partnering with RIB in creating a smarter, more connected world – the best idea that we can find today.” Said Mr. Mike McNamara, Chief Executive Officer of Flex. We are pushing the boundaries of construction by harnessing the power of technology to advance construction 4.0. Running together with iTWO community, we build the future for the next generation.