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Disruptive Tech Property Industry Impact – 3D Printing

The eighth in the series and maybe my favourite in the McKinsey & Company 12 disruptive technologies – 3D Printing. I have posted about 3D printing a couple of times over the last 6 months. It has the potential to change many things – design, reduce waste, allow home fixing, and now maybe even pizza. […]

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Disruptive Tech Property Industry Impact – Energy Storage

The seventh in my series on how the McKinsey and Company 12 Disruptive Technologies might impact the property industry – this time, Energy Storage. This one has some fairly obvious impacts on the property industry, some of which we are seeing already with fuel cells, batteries etc but what might some of the other impacts […]

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Disruptive Tech Property Industry Impact – Next-Generation Genomics

Seventh in the series of posts on how the McKinsey & Company 12 Disruptive Technologies could impact the property industry. This one is going to need some creative ‘prepping’ – how could genetic modification affect the property industry? Lets start with a fairly easy one – advanced bio-fuel production. If we could improve the manufacturing […]

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Disruptive Tech Property Industry Impact – The Cloud

Number 4 of the the McKinsey and Company 12 Disruptive Technologies is the Cloud. The Cloud has similar potential to disrupt the built environment financial models as much as Mobile Internet does as both of them enable wireless online access to corporate networks. But how else could the Cloud change our property industry in the […]

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Disruptive Tech Property Industry Impact – The Internet of Things

The third in the series of posts about McKinsey and Company 12 Disruptive Technologies, and one that being a nerd I absolutely love – The Internet of Things or Big Data. This one is huge for planners and local councils. Along with increasing mobile internet useage we are seeing a rapid increase in the number […]

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Disruptive Tech Property Industry Impact – Automation of Knowledge Work

The second in a series inspired by the McKinsey and Company 12 Disruptive Technology report, this post considers the impact of the Automation of Knowledge Work. The first post considered mobile internet as a disruptor, the idea that as mobile internet speeds increase, the ‘place’ that we do work will dramatically change. The ability to […]

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Disruptive Tech Property Industry Impact – Mobile Internet

I posted yesterday on the McKinsey and Company 12 Disruptive Technologies and have decided to consider the impact of these technologies on our built environment. The first up is Mobile Internet. Not only will mobile internet be huge on our everyday lives but it has the potential to massively impact what we currently know as […]

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