Punch and Judy It’s behind you! Tick, tock… (sharp intake of breath)…..we don’t do that here, we’ve always done it this way…. Pantomime season is just about behind us as we start 2014. (Oh no it isn’t!) (Oh yes it is!) The culture of our industry interests me a great deal. Moreover, how organisations can […]Read more "That’s the way to do it!…..Oh no it isn’t!….Oh yes it is!"
I’ve just had some recent feedback from the publisher. The book has sold over 600 copies, in 23 countries around the world. I’m amazed, and a big thank you to everyone who has bought a copy and shown an interest. To those that haven’t (yet), there is still time to buy a copy! Get it […]Read more "The Design Manager’s Handbook – update"
At the recent DM conference I was bowled over by the passion and enthusiasm of everyone who attended. Also the ideas that various people had in the break out groups. There was plenty of ideas, discussion and enthusiasm and no shortage! This gave me the confidence that we’re getting something right but now we need […]Read more "Plotting the next steps"
“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"