Tag: Social Media

Mar 06 2009

A new blog, a new direction

Sharp-eyed visitors to this blog may have noticed a new RSS feed in the side-bar – from pwcom. This is my new blog focused on PR, marketing and Web 2.0, with a strong bias towards how these are used in the architecture, engineering, construction and property sectors. I have discussed Web 2.0 a lot in …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2009/03/a-new-blog-a-new-direction/

Mar 05 2009

Information modelling for greener buildings

Information modelling for greener buildings was the title of an excellent seminar at Ecobuild in London yesterday afternoon on building information modelling (BIM). Well chaired and introduced by Richard Saxon (ex-BDP), the session also featured presentations from: James Warne (environmental engineering director, BDP) on BIM and sustainability Nick Nisbet (AEC3) on BuildingSMART, IFCs and SMARTcodes …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2009/03/information-modelling-for-greener-buildings/

Feb 19 2009

Out of the blue: LotusLive

About a year ago, I wrote a short post about IBM’s prototype Bluehouse product (see IBM targets SME collaboration with SaaS Bluehouse). Today at Public Service Events‘ Construction Project Management ’09 conference at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, I had chance to get a quick update on latest iteration of that product from the team …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2009/02/out-of-the-blue-lotuslive/

Feb 03 2009

Let’s make construction more ‘social’

[This is a re-post of a blog article I wrote for Building Sustainable Design, which launched this week.] I have spent more than half my career in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) and property industry looking at issues relating to collaboration, and since 2000 have been focused on how to use internet-based technologies to …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2009/02/lets-make-construction-more-social/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2009/02/tackling-the-interweb-thingy/

Jan 12 2009

Five 2009 resolutions

Reading PR Week magazine last week, I enjoyed a page of the “top five New Year’s resolutions made by the UK’s comms professionals”. Briefly, these were: Survive the credit crunch Embrace the digital age Win an industry award Find a work/life balance Invest more in CSR All pretty laudible, but I think the same five …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2009/01/five-2009-resolutions/

Oct 29 2008

Building webinar experience

I sat through a webinar hosted by UK trade magazine, Building, earlier today. Entitled Improving Business Efficiency in a Tough Economic Environment, it featured a presentation by Steve Masters of BT, and was chaired by Ray Crotty of C3 Systems (formerly of Bovis). Reflecting Steve’s role at a telecoms giant, most of his talk was …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2008/10/building-webinar-experience/

Oct 07 2008

@NCEmagazine over-Tweets

A few weeks ago, I noticed (Construction gets Twittering) that UK trade magazine New Civil Engineer had started using Twitter to send out news alerts. At first, it was blasting about a dozen every hour, on the hour, but it then slowed it down a bit – to just five an hour, every hour…. I …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://extranetevolution.com/2008/10/ncemagazine-over-tweets/

Load more