The Rise of the Platform Economy Issues in Science and Technology 29 Mar 2016 The application of big data, new algorithms, and cloud computing will change the nature of work and the structure of the economy. But the exact nature of that change will be determined by the social, political, and business choices we make. A digital platform economy is emerging. Companies such as Amazon, Etsy, Facebook, Google, Salesforce, and Uber are creating online structures that enable a wide range of human activities. This opens the way for radical
Construction Methods: What are your options? BONE Structure 29 Jan 2015 Other construction methods such as masonry (building with individual stones or bricks held together by mortar), reinforced or unreinforced concrete (a material made from a mixture of gravel, sand, cement and water), rammed-earth With this building method the platform or foundation is built first, followed by the walls of the first level of the home (created with vertical pieces of lumber), and then an additional platform for the second-story floor with the walls of the
Best eCommerce Platform Top 2 Tools To Build Your Store 19 Dec 2017 Before we figure out what is the best eCommerce platform and software available if you are building your own online store, let's briefly define what exactly is an eCommerce “platform”. You have to keep managing and growing your sales channels (how many social media networks are there again??), you have to create new marketing material, answer (sometimes angry) support emails, manage your inventory and working capital, shipping, analyze your sales
How To Market Building Material: 7 Essential Steps Prasad 19 May 2016 Conventionally, marketing is associated with fmcg or, at most, durables. We have the well- known examples of toothpaste, soap and so on in the fmcg space and automobiles, household durables such as washing machines, refrigerators, etc. But what about other categories, say, building material? Is marketing relevant in such a category? Or is it far-fetched and to be used to mean sales? Advertising - both offline and online, research, engagement are all synonymous
The BIM Revolution Comes to Building Materials - BCG 8 Feb 2017 After decades of slow productivity growth, the engineering and construction (E&C) industry is poised to make major gains through digital technology. This breakthrough is centered on building information modeling (BIM), a software platform that integrates 3D modeling with project management and visualization tools. BIM presents all the physical objects in a building along with their physical, technical, and commercial characteristics. The technology makes it possible
Manufacturers — mindful Materials mindful materialS is a design industry initiative that provides a common platform for manufacturers to clearly communicate transparency and optimization information for their building products. Designed by the A+D community, mindful materialS is the practical product selection tool design teams need to incorporate product transparency information into their real time decisions. With vetting by the mindful materialS team and buildingGreen, as well as verified data directly
Choosing materials for building projects - Level.org.nz Choosing materials. The choice of materials for a project requires considerations of aesthetic appeal and initial and ongoing costs, life cycle assessment considerations (such as material performance, availability and impact on the environment) and the ability to reuse, recycle or dispose of the material at the end of its life. materials must be used sustainably – this means the present use will not compromise future use by running out or harming the environment at any time.
Materials Passports - BAMB2020 materials Passports developed in BAMB are sets of data describing defined characteristics of materials in products that give them value for recovery and reuse. BAMB materials Passports aim to: Increase the value or keep the value of materials, products and components over time; Create incentives for suppliers to produce healthy, sustainable and circular materials/building products; Support materials choices in Reversible building Design projects; Make it easier for developers,
Materials for Robot Building: An Introduction Once you know the type of robot you wish to build (see Exploring Robot Locomotion Systems) it's time to turn to both the method of construction, and the materials used, for building robots. It may be a surprise to To begin, you have a choice of building the robot from scratch, using raw materials like plywood or sheet metal. Or if you prefer, you can . A flat frame has four corners and four sides, and provides a convenient platform for motors and other components. A box-shaped frame
BAMBMaterials Passports Platform prototype for materials banking 27 Sep 2017 A powerful new tool for materials banking across Europe, the materials Passports Platform prototype, is live as of now and is accessible through passports.bamb2020.eu. The platform is one of the key outputs of the €10 million Horizon 2020 project ′buildings As material Banks′. One Stop Shop. The new BAMB materials Passports platform will fill a gap in the marketplace by providing a 'one-stop-shop' to describe Circular Economy value across the building cycle
Materials Passports Platform prototype for materials banking now 3 Oct 2017 The platform is one of the key outputs of the €10 million Horizon 2020 project ?buildings As material Banks ?bamb2020.eu. One Stop Shop. The new BAMB materials Passports platform will fill a gap in the marketplace by providing a 'one-stop-shop' to describe Circular Economy value across the building cycle, especially for using and re-using components and materials, and reducing generation of waste. A main aim is to support transition of the building industry
How to Build a Two-Sided Platform - Entrepreneur 26 Nov 2014 How to Build a Two-Sided Platform. Next Article It has acquired several other peer-to-peer academic materials websites; used viral marketing to get out the message about its platform to buyers and sellers of academic materials, and partnered with a textbook publisher and professors to drive students to the site. Related: Giving up equity to investors isn't always the right choice, but when you need a lot of capital to grow fast, then tapping VCs makes a lot of sense.