Tag Archive: SCRI Forum

Nov 21 2008

BIM: What does it do for You?

Yesterday I attended a meeting in London of the Building & Estates Forum of Constructing Excellence. One of the topics discussed was the rise of the design manager and how building information modelling (BIM) could bring a dramatic change in this type of role. I am sure some of these issues will also be explored …

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Sep 16 2008

From project management to asset management

When does a construction ‘project’ become an ‘asset’? I guess sometime around hand-over, when it ceases to be something planned, designed and constructed within a relatively short time-frame and budget by a project team, and becomes something that needs to be managed over a much longer period by/for the owner/operator. (Schemes being delivered as a …

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Jun 05 2008

Service-driven innovation

The SCRI Forum at the University of Salford is holding a one-day workshop entitled ‘Service-Driven Innovation’ on 26 June. The majority of the value in our built environment is not concerned with the capital cost or even life cycle cost. It is concerned with the activities which go on inside and around our buildings. Understanding …

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Feb 21 2008

Integrating IT, Process and People

  Over the years, I’ve attended several excellent events organised by the SCRI Forum. The next event, entitled Achieving Seamless Delivery: Minimising Waste & Maximising Value, takes place on Tuesday 11 March 2008 in Salford, UK, and brings together leading practitioners and senior academics to “showcase leading-edge solutions and enablers: I.T., Process and People for the …

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