Tag Archive: Brian Green

Nov 12 2009

Contract terminated

UK construction trade weekly Contract Journal is to shut down at the end of the month. The news comes as no surprise to anyone who has been monitoring the UK construction press over the past year, and it confirms a prediction made by CIB Communications’ Andy Cassie in February that one major construction title and …

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Feb 02 2009

Tackling ‘the interweb thingy’

Over the weekend, I enjoyed reading a BBC Business article by Tim Weber from last week’s economic summit in Davos. In How companies tackle the interweb thingy, he points out that while every company worth its salt has a website, many “are still struggling to move beyond having a colourful website towards really using the …

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Jan 28 2009

Media and Web 2.0, Tweet and print

In the media world, the overlap between conventional print publications and internet-based communications continues to grow. This doesn’t just mean that broadcasters or publications have a website; an increasing number are now adopting Web 2.0 tools and techniques – blogs, discussion forums, RSS feeds, Twitter, bookmarks, networks, etc – to find new levels of engagement …

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Jul 10 2008

BIM and housing

On Monday, I had an interesting meeting with Nick Clements of New Zealand-based software vendor Bisco, who plan to “revolutionise building by changing the way information flows through the building industry”. Bisco’s technology can extract information from various generic 3D CAD design models (ArchiCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, Autodesk Revit and – soon – Vectorworks) and then …

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Jun 04 2008

Autodesk UK house-building research

The latest Autodesk UK press release claims an independent survey it commissioned reveals that IT – and construction collaboration technologies, in particular – will be the key to the success of the UK house-building industry (a sector currently plagued by a host of uncertainties, not least a dramatic drop in demand – see Brian Green’s …

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