Useful Construction Resources - Project management

Crossrail lessons learnt

1 April, 2020

Construction News article on some of the early lessons to be learnt from Crossrail - in this instance over optimism in reporting

Project management


Black Box Thinking - Matthew Syed

1 April, 2020

Not an obvious choice of reading for the Construction industry, however a fascinating read. See the attached extracts for a few interesting items. My take from this book was that open and no blame discussion can produce step change improvement

Construction management

Project management

AI could manage construction projects - An article from the RICS Modus magazine February 2019.

10 May, 2020

Artificial intelligence offers easy access to swathes of data and the ability to troubleshoot before an issue arises.

Project management

Five lessons learnt from converting the SEC into the Louisa Jordan Covid-19 hospital. An article in Building Magazine 5 June 2020 by Graeme Watson of AECOM

21 June, 2020

This article is an extract from one describing how the Scottish Exhibition Centre was converted Into a hospital in 23 days. Five key lessons are noted 1. Collaboration, engagement, and a focus on first principles. 2. Design transparency and quality cont


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