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The European Taskforce 2015 has 14 members from WSP in Finland, Sweden, Germany and Poland as well as from Multiconsult in Norway and IVV in Germany. For more information please contact any of the members of ETF 2015.

  • "+The Digitalization Year in Review+" corner
    21 januari, 2016

    The Digitalization Year in Review

    Digitalization was the big buzz of 2015 - with every second item in my LinkedIn feed telling me why, where, and when to go digital. It is no longer a question of whether digitalization will disrupt...

  • "+Artificial Intelligence - Dreams of a Machine+" corner
    18 januari, 2016

    Artificial Intelligence - Dreams of a Machine

    According to Wikipedia, Intelligence is “the ability to perceive information, and retain it as knowledge to be applied towards adaptive behaviours within a given environment.” Now, what is artifici...

  • "+Digitalisation needs methods never used before+" corner
    8 december, 2015

    Digitalisation needs methods never used before

    In June 2012, the Swedish government initiated the Digitalisation Commission in order to promote digitalisation and achieve the IT political goal for Sweden to be the best in the world to use oppor...

  • "+Three Laws of Robotics+" corner
    23 november, 2015

    Three Laws of Robotics

    Isaac Asimov believed that that his Three Laws of Robotics would be used to govern the behavior of robots, once they become versatile and flexible enough to able to choose among different courses o...

  • "+We need to teach an old dog to sit+" corner
    18 november, 2015

    We need to teach an old dog to sit

    “The rate of change of pretty much everything in modern day life seems to be increasing. However, we, the human beings in this equation, are the governing factor. If the rate of change is too great...

  • "+Full speed one hundred years+" corner
    28 oktober, 2015

    Full speed one hundred years

    I bought a house some time ago. From the former owners I got the old construction drawings from the 1920s. When I looked at the old drawings in curiosity and compared them with newer drawings I saw...

  • "+The future ownership - why own anything when you can use a service?+" corner
    13 oktober, 2015

    The future ownership - why own anything when you can use a service?

    We've had discussions regarding our clients doesn’t want a product in the future, they want a service. The same thing can be applied for ourselves. There will be a big change in the future of what ...

  • "+Industry 4.0, to get it on demand+" corner
    28 september, 2015

    Industry 4.0, to get it on demand

    Will the demand for individualization and customization save the industry in the western countries?

  • "+3D printing will change the future of manufacturing +" corner
    14 september, 2015

    3D printing will change the future of manufacturing

    3D printing or “additive manufacturing (AM)” originates from early 1980’s in Japan. The concept and the idea have been evolving and the techniques have varied through the decades but not until now ...

  • "+Served by our old curious minds+" corner
    31 augusti, 2015

    Served by our old curious minds

    When I went in eighth grade we had an assignment where we were supposed to create and produce our own music video to a song we liked. It was a very advanced project and we had to use a camera that ...

  • "+E-commerce and the consequences for retail real estate+" corner
    17 augusti, 2015

    E-commerce and the consequences for retail real estate

    When have we recognized the influences of the digitalization for the first time? Ret-rospectively, the upcoming e-commerce was one of the first indicators.

  • "+Digital Natives and the Thirst for Data+" corner
    5 augusti, 2015

    Digital Natives and the Thirst for Data

    Buildings currently account for around 40% of all energy consumption and around 80% of the buildings we will use in 2050 have already been built. The majority of them have inefficient building tech...

  • "+European digital single markets and the strategy of the German construction industry+" corner
    5 augusti, 2015

    European digital single markets and the strategy of the German construction industry

    Digitalization. This term is on everyone's lips. The world agrees that we’re on the edge of a new cultural revolution and as a result we will be even more accompanied and influenced by new technolo...

  • "+Who needs drawings?+" corner
    3 juli, 2015

    Who needs drawings?

    One example of digitalization within the construction industry is the use of Building Information Modeling (BIM). BIM is a 3D model where you add information to each 3D-object. You can use this BIM...

  • "+Digitalization and the construction industry+" corner
    26 juni, 2015

    Digitalization and the construction industry

    The building industry is a very local, conservative and fragmented business and seems like it will remain so in the near future. This slows progress and protects the current players. In highly glob...

  • "+Humans and their machines+" corner
    11 juni, 2015

    Humans and their machines

    Every WSP European Taskforce is given a strategic task to work on throughout the year. In 2015 we focus on the implications of increased digitalization for WSP and our industry. Judging by the numb...

  • "+Exponential digital development+" corner
    8 juni, 2015

    Exponential digital development

    There are several global trends that will have a great influence on work in the engineering consultancy business and the future way of working. One of the most important trends, that already affect...

  • "+The amazing potential of a team +" corner
    8 juni, 2015

    The amazing potential of a team

    A couple of weeks ago I returned from a three-day meeting in Warsaw. Together with 15 European colleagues I was there as part of a leadership development program within WSP Taskforce. The program, ...

  • "+Member presentation European Taskforce 2015 team+" corner
    8 juni, 2015

    Member presentation European Taskforce 2015 team

    The European Taskforce 2015 has 14 members from WSP in Finland, Sweden, Germany and Poland as well as from Multiconsult in Norway and IVV in Germany. For more information please contact any of the ...