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Understanding current business and built environment themes is essential for today's organisations and professionals.
Knowing where to start can be confusing, but this blog can provide a no nonsense awareness to what matters today.
If I can help introduce these topics within your organisation or though coaching on an individual basis please do get in touch
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Improvement advocate in the built environment with a passion for social media, wildness, music, mountains, walking, cycling, astronomy, geostuff, outdoor, inspirations, dark skies, connectivity, edge of chaos, improvement, natural environment, CSR, built environment, virtual worlds, resilience, community enterprise ... and more
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Category Archives: knowledge
The recent excellent BBC Life on Mars series painted a harsh, dark and in many ways ugly portrait of life in Britain in the mid 1970′s. It was in that this environment I started a career in construction, a young … Continue reading
“There’s a clear direction … away from people thinking, ‘This is my PC, this is my hard drive,’ to ‘This is how I interact with information, this is how I interact with the web.’” Occasionally you come across a quote … Continue reading
Received the following from Architecture for Humanity …. a great opportunity to share knowledge and skills collaboratively on line for the greater good. We love to build. Therefore we are obsessed with global and local building codes. A few years … Continue reading
Around 10 or so years ago I was part of a BE (now constructing excellence) development group which produced the Be Excellent document and tool. The premise was to increase the awareness of constructions relationship within facilities management and excellence … Continue reading
The recent speech by Tom Watson MP, Minister for Transformational Governance, Power of Information, can be found here and is a fascinating overview and history of information management – well worth a read.
I received interesting feedback from two individuals last week who mentioned they use isite as a knowledge base when answering bid questions for new work, to ensure they are up to date with current thinking. One of these was local, … Continue reading
the Second Life construction group meets this evening to discuss web based tools and sites to help the industry. Meeting will be held within second life at the Public Works Meeting Area, on the Public Works sim (9, 117, 301) … Continue reading
Bit late on this one as it has been picked up by Mel at Elemental and Phil at Zero Champion, but worth relaying across to isite readers is the Sponge guide to green home buying – a check list you … Continue reading