IDM in Pictures 1/12: A Connected World
When computerisation first appeared on a large scale, we eagerly adopted it – and used it to carry out the same processes we had used bc (before computerisation). It was many years, in some cases, decades, before we realised that the real value of computerisation was to adopt completely new processes for new outcomes. Today the power of digitisation for connection is still being recognised. We eagerly embrace ‘smart technology’ in our cities – but are slower to recognise that connection can be used to bypass the city. That is we are increasingly able to ‘live, work and play’ in the suburbs, or the country, improving our lifestyle opportunities and reducing environmental costs. But first we have to see it.
INFRASTRUCTURE DECISION MAKING (IDM) IN PICTURES
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