Who has control of the data? 

Who has control of the data? 

Effective project data analytics requires data; lots of data. There is a split across industry into how this challenge is tackled, divided into various camps. I’ve summarised them into 5 areas but I recognise that it is difficult to capture all the nuances within such...

Construction News Article

Great to see Sir Robert McAlpine’s initiative to leverage the apprenticeship levy to upskill project professionals being recognised. They are helping to set the bar for others to follow. This is an opportunity for the construction sector to leverage the...
Why we need a Project Data Analytics Task Force

Why we need a Project Data Analytics Task Force

In 2017 we met with people from the NHS and Network Rail to discuss the challenge of learning from experience and how advanced data analytics holds the key. I then developed a paper with Dr Stephen Duffield that summarised our research into 20,000 lessons lesson; we...
A Route to Data Driven Project Delivery in 2025

A Route to Data Driven Project Delivery in 2025

I write extensively about the need for change in how we deliver projects. Delivery productivity remains stagnant and as a profession we continue to pursue iterative rather than transformational change. But we see this starting to change. Organisations such as Costain...
COVID-19 and Project Data Analytics

COVID-19 and Project Data Analytics

In the new world of COVID19, data analytics has taken a back seat for a lot of organisations. Many organisations are focused on staying afloat, preserving cash and getting ready to emerge from the other side. The Construction Leadership Council published a helpful...