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Behind The £4.9 Billion: Canary Wharf’s Strategic Tech Transformation | Roman Baran


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Can tech startups get a slice of the multi-billion pound digital transformation that’s underway at London’s iconic business district?

In this eye-opening podcast, Roman Baran, the Senior Manager of Digital Construction at Canary Wharf, cuts through all the hype and takes us straight to the real-world impact of new construction technologies.

Learn how AI, data analytics, worker tracking, and knowledge management tools promise to revolutionise the industry. Roman reveals what construction giants are looking for when evaluating new tech – and offers advice for both construction companies and those selling to them. This is a conversation you don’t want to miss.

Tune in and learn:

  • How to pitch disruptive tech solutions directly to general contractors
  • How AI could speed up construction decision-making and eliminate guesswork for data-backed strategy
  • Having a giant knowledge database: Imagine if every project’s lessons learned were available to all
  • The advantages (and challenges) of tracking workers on site to boost productivity and safety
  • Why simplicity and finding “the gap” you solve are crucial to tech success in construction

And much more ..


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(00:00:00-00:02:40) Intro

(00:02:40-00:27:02) About Canary Wharf Group

(00:27:02-00:33:51) How to choose tools as a Developer

(00:33:51-00:40:45) Exciting Technologies that will change Construction

(00:40:45-00:50:45) Areas with gap in Construction

(00:50:45-01:10:41) LLMs in Construction

(01:10:41-01:11:57) Outro


Be The First To Hear About The Technologies Constructing Tomorrow.

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