Having been involved with BIM over the last few years, I’m sure we’re all familiar with the mantra that says “BIM is about much more than just 3D modelling”. And so it is, but let’s just hold on to that thought a moment. As a Design Manager, over my career, the bane of my life […]Read more "BIM? – 3D might be a good place to start!"
..if that’s ok with you! (Apologies to the Beatitudes) Over the last few months I’ve talked with a few people, ( not clients I might add, if you’re guessing!) and a common theme has emerged. Everyone has problem jobs, it is just that we don’t talk about it much. Interestingly these guys not only shared […]Read more "Design Managers will inherit the Earth…"
Phew! The writing is done. The proofs have been checked and signed off. The index is complete. The file sits on my table and now we wait. Somewhere east of Europe I think, it’s now in production. Publication probably late February…exciting! (To be confirmed…) It will be two years almost to the day since I […]Read more "The CIOB Design Manager’s Handbook"
“Design Managers do it by connecting!” Over the last twelve months we’ve had a working group on Design Management meeting occasionally. The group has arisen out of discussions that we’d been having on the board of the Faculty of Architecture and Surveying about Design Management. Composition of the group is quite diverse including industry professionals, […]Read more "Update on CIOB Design Management"
And now the end is near…. My work on writing the Handbook is almost done (for now) and barring an attack of the zombies on an apocalyptic scale, the draft will go to the publisher by the end of February.(phew) It has been a harsh mistress and almost taken over my life for the last […]Read more "The Design Manager’s Handbook"
I want to be a Design Manager….. When Design Management was starting to become prevalent in the 90’s then you could find all sorts of people doing the role. You still do now of course, but back then there weren’t the courses that are available now. Maybe one of the junior site managers was asked […]Read more "and when i grow up……."