*I’ve never done this before but I don’t see why not?! This is me tilting at windmills but you never know. But hey! Just call me Don. (Get it? ;O)) I had a bit of a rant in my recent Vagina Chronicles.The Vagina Chronicles: Chapter 8 – “The Integration Conundrum” About the upcoming CIOB’s Digital […]Read more "Open blog request to the CIOB*"
We won! If you’re a Game of Thrones fan then you’ll know about the recent battle of Winterfell, if not then this metaphor is going to be totally lost on you! – Apologies but please bear with me! The Night Walkers (living dead) surround the citadel of Winterfell, the last bastion stand of the humans […]Read more "#timesup – #Comeinno42! – #runningoutoftime"
you see them every day… absorbed, distracted, walking down the street, oblivious to their surroundings, some even appear to talk to themselves, complete with gestures and hand signals. of course they’re engaged with a piece of tech. usually a smart phone which most of the time is visible but sometimes not. so you can understand. […]Read more "they walk among us…the zombies are here…"
We held our latest quarterly Alliance forum last week. We had to get a bigger room at the IET in Savoy Place. (Big shout out to Rick Hartwig and the IET team for their constant support – thank you guys!) Around 75 of us were together to listen to the latest update on the progress […]Read more "UK BIM Alliance – The end………..of the beginning!*"
Join for a LIVE Twitter Q&A – Explore Offsite Outlooks 2018 Explore the potential of digital construction and understand how best to implement it into your offsite construction strategy. I will be taking part in a Live Twitter Q&A with Explore Offsite! I will be discussing all things relating to Digital procurement, standardisation and transformation […]Read more "Join for a LIVE Twitter Q&A – Explore Offsite Outlooks 2018 – 5th Feb, 1pm, @ExploreOffsite @56JONTS"
Digital life 2018 Digital transformation is perhaps a rather esoteric concept. It’s all out there isn’t it? It’s for other people. It concerns them, their business, but in reality is all this really going to affect me in anyway at all? We are all in heads down mode, trying to make a crust, keep business […]Read more "DIGITAL LIFE 2018"
I know you’re not listening. There’s a change happening. It is affecting everything we do. Lives, careers, businesses. Prediction? Careers will be transformed. Businesses will experience previously unimaginable efficiency and profitability. In contrast, some careers will come to a halt or take a forced change of direction. And some businesses will no longer to be able to […]Read more "Don’t listen to us…"
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!"
There’s a bit of a digital thing going on in my brain at the moment. The strange thing is that snippets of news keep feeding into this train of thought. Like the 17 year old youth police commissioner who resigned over her twitter history. Like the child who ran up a bill of a few […]Read more "“Honey, don’t give your password to the kids!”"
I was at a dinner a while ago with those very nice people at Surrey SATRO who do great things for young people. (www.satro.org.uk/ ). I was talking with a digital security expert and he opened my eyes to what has already happened around us. It is as though the tide came in or the […]Read more "actually the train left some time ago……"