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Jayatheertha K Kagalkar

Omnix International

Technical Consultant

I am a Civil engineering professional deeply passionate about revolutionizing the construction industry through digital innovation. Throughout my extensive 20+ years of experience, I have been dedicated to enhancing the field with my expertise in Building Information Modeling, Virtual Design and Construction, and Digital Delivery Practices. My commitment to innovation, collaboration, and delivering value to clients is evident in my work across diverse projects in India, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, and UAE. I have a strong foundation in industry standards such as ISO 19650 and UK Level 02, supported by advanced technologies like Autodesk Construction Cloud, Open BIM, Process Automation, Reality Capture, and AR/VR/MR. My journey includes collaborating with Autodesk Bengaluru and its partners in India before relocating to the GCC in 2019. In this region, I have successfully assisted customers in adopting BIM and guided them through their digital transformation journey.

 What to expect during the event

Digital transformation in the AEC industry has revolutionized the way projects that are conceptualized, designed, and executed. With digital technologies, the AEC industry has seen a significant shift from traditional methods to more efficient and sustainable practices. One of the key aspects of digital transformation is BIM which allows the creation of intelligent 3D models from conceptual design to construction to operation. This enables AEC professionals to collaborate more effectively, reducing errors and improving overall project efficiency. Virtual reality and augmented reality plays a vital role in digital transformation which allow stakeholders to visualize and experience designs in a virtual environment. Digital transformation has led to the integration of IoT devices in construction sites which collect and analyze data in real-time, providing valuable insights, enabling proactive decision-making and can be used to track equipment, monitor construction progress, and ensure the safety and security of people at site. In conclusion, Digital transformation with BIM, VR, AR, and IoT, the industry has embraced modern technologies that have enhanced collaboration, improved project efficiency, and enabled sustainable and innovative practices.

Increased efficiency and productivity using BIM technology. Better collaboration and communication between teams & stakeholders, leading to faster decision making. Enhanced visualization for design reviews, reducing errors and avoiding costly rework.

Digital transformation in AEC industry

  • 13 Feb 2024, 09:00 – 18:00 GMT+4
    MENA Virtual Event
    An online celebration of excellence and digital innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction. Meet and share knowledge with the BIM Heroes of the AEC Industry.
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