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"
BIM Basics training – Benchmarq and John Eynon /Open Water team upCheck it out – Check this out! Benchmarq BIM Training Having been involved with UK BIM for a number of years now, my heart has always been with the vast majority of people across our industry who have neither the time or a great […]Read more "#SIMPLES – BIM Basics training – Benchmarq and John Eynon /Open Water team up!"
My dear people. We have on one hand a wonderful industry populated with some incredibly creative ingenious and innovative people. Some of whom it has been my privilege to work with in the past and still do. And yet… That value that these people create is rarely properly recognised or valued. I have a friend, […]Read more "We LIKE your stuff…BUT we can’t put a VALUE on it…so we WON’T PAY you for it…BUT we’re more than HAPPY TO USE it…!"
My my! Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun and changing an industry….! Two years ago we launched the UK BIM Alliance, http://www.ukbimalliance.org To focus on Level 2 Business As Usual and the digital transformation of our industry. A good thing. And much time passed…We are still here! We launched at DCW – Digital Construction Week […]Read more "Gimme a U…Gimme a K…Ra! Ra! Ra!"
While industry continues to grapple with implementing BIM Level 2, some lead, others are thinking about following. Others don’t care but I have a feeling they soon will! There will come a time, perhaps within a decade, and for some much sooner, when Level 2 will be far behind us. We won’t even talk about […]Read more "Brave New World – BIM As Usual…"
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!*"
Greetings earth people! I don’t often do this but I want to point you to a blog by Tom Jarman on the theme of “Modernise or Die” , the report by Mark Farmer last year. Check it out here: Tom Jarman Blog This is from a housing perspective – enjoy! Cheers! :o) Ciao ciao! JOHN.Read more "Last one out, turn off the lights…….."
There’s been a very interesting convo on LinkedIn this week, you need to catch up with this! My personal HT Hat Tip to Paul Swaddle at NBS for taking the initiative here. You can checkout the string on the LinkedIn screenshot below: If you want to sign up and support check out Paul Swaddle’s convo. […]Read more "#diversespeakers"
I guess the Olympics is a popular topic for a blog. I’m no different. But I was struck by a few things over the last few weeks. As you will know the issues around industry transformation are never far from my mind. Firstly, the story of Joe Clarke in the GB Kayak and his references to […]Read more "#nostoneunturned – #iamthefourthrider – Reflections of a Boomer"
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…"