Modern Collaborative Working – summary report and webinar 28 April

Over the course of 2019 the Constructing Excellence Collaborative Working Mentors blogged about the 10 most important themes for achieving collaborative working in the modern environment. As we publish a summary of the 10 blogs we are offering you the chance to ask the chair of the group Kevin Thomas of IPInitiatives all the questions … Continue reading “Modern Collaborative Working – summary report and webinar 28 April”

Working with supply chains to deliver sustainability

See the first in our series of outputs from our Sustainable Infrastructure Forum looking at the value of effective supply chain engagement to drive sustainability and innovation through project delivery. This output details some tips for effective engagement to drive sustainability and better outcomes, including the value of smaller organisations, the importance of behaviours, the … Continue reading “Working with supply chains to deliver sustainability”

Performance Measurement Forum – appeal for data

John McGovern, the chair of the Constructing Excellence Performance Measurement Forum, has written to all member organisations to get involved with a slide deck explaining this key workstream in a bit more detail. We will next be meeting on 24th March 1-3pm by Skype. If you or a colleague would to get involved email colm.quinn@constructingexcellence.org.uk.

Roadmap for Change – a vision for a more inclusive sector

Constructing Excellence is delighted to support the CIC Roadmap for Change. As we celebrate International Womens Day and the brilliant things women are doing across the sector this roadmap is incredibly timely as it provides tangible guidance and examples to move towards a more diverse and inclusive industry. The Roadmap for Change is a digital … Continue reading “Roadmap for Change – a vision for a more inclusive sector”

New Digest explores Platform Thinking for Construction

We are really pleased to support the Transforming Construction Network Plus. N+ is an academic network bringing together experts from a range of disciplines. Platform Thinking for Construction  This digest aims to clarify the ongoing conversation around platform thinking in construction, and organise how we consider the benefits of adopting a platform strategy. It begins … Continue reading “New Digest explores Platform Thinking for Construction”

Fine Margins – Delivering financial sustainability in UK construction

Strong alignment with the core Constructing Excellence messages around collaborative procurement, engagement with supply chains, procuring for value and a focus on long term planning.  Great to see reference to our KPIs as we kick off our programme around performance measurement and work through the Construction Innovation Hub to look at long term value-based metrics. … Continue reading “Fine Margins – Delivering financial sustainability in UK construction”

Future skills requirements to enable effective asset and project performance

As part of our engagement with the Construction Innovation Hub, a workshop was held in London on 18 February 2020. A diverse range of participants from industry, education and the public sector were asked the question, “what are your future skills needs for project and asset performance?” Following an introduction by Alison Nicholl, Head of … Continue reading “Future skills requirements to enable effective asset and project performance”

Project Etopia joins Constructing Excellence

We are delighted to announce that Project Etopia has joined Constructing Excellence. Project Etopia have created, and now deliver a pioneering solution to tackle the housing demand and climate/ carbon challenge. Their eco-MMC build solution delivers a sustainable, high performance, affordable, Smart (5G ready) home. These homes are being built at pace and scale, faster … Continue reading “Project Etopia joins Constructing Excellence”

Orbis Partnership joins Constructing Excellence

Orbis Procurement is a public sector partnership between Surrey County Council (SCC), East Sussex County Council (ESCC), and Brighton & Hove City Council (BHCC). Providing excellent customer service, strategic advice, innovation and best practice and delivering public value are at the heart of the Orbis ambition. “We are looking forward to sharing our experiences with … Continue reading “Orbis Partnership joins Constructing Excellence”