JTC's tech efforts lead to jump in productivity

About 70% of firms involved in projects it oversees now willing to use technology

JTC director of building projects Wong Wei Loong says the use of digital tech in its building projects has boosted productivity.
JTC director of building projects Wong Wei Loong says the use of digital tech in its building projects has boosted productivity. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN

National industrial estate developer JTC Corporation has been going digital in a bid to improve productivity, land optimisation and environmental sustainability.

Among other things, it implemented more standardised information requirements for firms involved in its projects and rolled out a common data platform in 2018 where all parties working on a development can collaborate and share data on scheduling, building models and safety.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 28, 2020, with the headline 'JTC's tech efforts lead to jump in productivity'. Subscribe