newlook isite

I have long thought it time for a face lift to isite, the last format was getting a bit messy, so I do hope you like the new cleaner fresher look. In addition to a new format, I am developing some new interactive features, but for now the original links and features from the last […]

be2camp goes live

BE2Camp, 10 October, London Web 2.0 meets the UK construction industry at a novel new event, BE2camp, to be held on Friday 10 October at the Building Centre in London. Having been part of the (international) planning team behind this event, I am delighted that we now have some details confirmed. If you fancy becoming […]

on press releases

I get quite a few press releases sent over requesting me to post onto the isite blog, many I am afraid I do not necessarily subscribe to, so politely decline.  However, two received this week,  from Jayne at FMB Green Energy Revolution Needs Green Housing Revolution and VAT hindering environmental improvements? which illustrates the positive actions taken […]

isite radar and roundup monday 23rd june

Last week was a busy one so not too much posting here, but below are a few of the items that caught my eye Bristol is to become the first cycle city with 11 others – York, Stoke, Blackpool, Cambridge, Chester, Colchester, Leighton Buzzard, Southend, Shrewsbury, Southport and Woking – named as demonstration areas for […]

is it time for aggressive fm (aFM)

Over the last week or so I have attended a number of FM related events and discussions, read any number of FM articles, blog posts and papers. Each time, within the built environment sustainability agenda, FM is seen as an underdog, attempting to justify its presence and role, with a “what about FM” whimper. Too […]

Web 2.0 meets Built Environment – possible event

Some Web 2.0 enthusiasts, including myself, have started talking, Tweeting, wikifying and now blogging about a possible UK event where built environment people interested in Web 2.0 (and, equally, Web 2.0 people interested in the built environment) might get together and share ideas about synergies between the two worlds. Provisionally named BE2camp, the event would […]

on getting out, learning and sharing, unconference style

As I plan another ‘benchmarkwalk’ for tomorrow in the English Lake District, I realise I haven’t described my benchmarkwalks approach here on the blog. In some ways I now realise this approach is very much like an outdoor unconference – delegates choose the themes for discussion and, rather than standing in a lecture hall, or […]

isite in second life

To enable the second life discussions around isite themes of built environment sustainability, isite now has a new meeting facility within second life courtesy of the Public Works Island. In addition to adhoc discussions with second life friends from around the world, it is planned to hold structured, but still informal events, exchanging ideas and […]