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!*"
If you haven’t come across Jaron Lanier yet, I suggest you do! His career goes right back to the early days of BIM related VR/AR and I like his thinking and approach precisely because he challenges the status quo, and set patterns of rigid parochialism and hierarchies. Try his other books “Who owns the future?” […]Read more "The future of VR"
Evolve or die! Pevsner talked about the Zeitgeist, or the Spirit of the Age. I wonder how he would have summed up where we are now? Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don’t like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that. – Bill […]Read more "Look forward or look back? – Evolve or die!"
Hey there. Greetings Earthlings. Found this on a website a while ago “Corporations will own… The next horizon of innovation We have entered a decade of disruption of large corporate business models, driven by a step change in the power of technology and the audacity and speed of start-ups. To be fit for the future, […]Read more "Sssshhh!!!! – Don’t mention Level 2! Hey! It’s crunchy dog time!"
And we all are! Looking around my home, let’s do a count… Smart tv’s. DVD/video player. Laptops. Printer/scanners. Wifi Hub Router and extenders. Smart phones. Tablets. Fitbits. In my home life I’m a self taught ICT consultant. Every week I guarantee comes the call…”Jonty! The XYZ isn’t working!” I’m on call 24/7/365! But seriously as […]Read more "I AM TECHNOLOGIST"
I was having lunch with a friend this week and we were talking as you do. I don’t know how we got on to the subject but it became a conversation about why I’m doing what I’m doing. I guess for me I’ve always had that feeling I don’t fit somehow. I just seem to […]Read more "WHY JONTS? WHY?"
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!"