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Industry Developments

POWER OF OVERVIEWING

Monday, 22 February, 2016

Has your project been overviewed properly? At Whiston Solutions, we believe that it’s a critical service and shouldn’t be left out.

 

Why Overviewing

Overviewing mainly focuses on ascertaining the essential steps needed for an organisation to achieve its project goals (strategic or tactical). An overviewer drafts a roadmap that includes changes/ improvements to the structures, strategies, processes, policies, and information systems.

POWER OF OVERVIEWING

The Importance of Sustainable and Flexible Supply Chain

Tuesday, 15 December, 2015

Supply chain is a crucial element for operational efficiency. The right supply chain leads to company success and customer satisfaction. To maintain cost certainty and quality, robustness and sustainability is absolutely essential. There can be fluctuations in the global commodities market which can cause ripple effects within the economy. These fluctuations can be related to a shortage of skilled labour or advancement in technology. With each small fluctuation, there can be a knock on effect through the entire chain.

 

The Importance of Sustainable and Flexible Supply Chain

Global Market Crash Destabilise Foreign Investments – Can London remain a Safe Haven for Investors?

Friday, 25 September, 2015

Global markets are on a roller-coaster ride. Last month, several stock exchanges recorded their biggest one-week loss since 2008 amid fears of a possible Chinese sell-off. 

Global markets

Smart Cities – The Future Ahead

Tuesday, 2 June, 2015

The UN estimates that by the year 2030, 70 percent of the world population will be living in global cities. The way these cities look, feel, and operate will affect the lives of billions of people. It will also have an impact on national and international economies along with the environment. It is therefore important to have an understanding of what we need and want from our future cities. 

Smart City

The Building Industry – The changing Roles, Responsibilities, and Reverse Engineering

Tuesday, 12 May, 2015

The construction industry requires professionals with various skillsets. Constructing a building requires collaboration and cooperation in a huge team. In the past, the architect used to lead the project. He had a thorough understanding of the whole project and possessed both construction and design expertise. In other words, the architect was responsible for construction management. However, the times have changed now, and the traditional architect's role has largely diminished over the last few decades.

Professional Teams

New CDM Regulations 2015: Managing Health and Safety

Monday, 20 April, 2015

The new Construction Design and Management (CDM) Regulations were applied on April 6th 2015 and replace the previous 2007 regulations

CDN

MIPIM – Congregation of Global Property Marketers

Wednesday, 8 April, 2015

MIPIM, one of the most influential property markets in the world, brings together the biggest players in the international property sector. It provides unparalleled access to the sources of capital and development projects across the world. 

MIPIM attracts professionals who are eager to close profitable deals in the international property market. These include developers, investors, occupiers, hotel groups, corporate end users, business service providers, and agents.

Paul Whiston at the MIPIM

Vienna International Congress on Sustainable Building

Wednesday, 18 February, 2015

Conference about the Principles of Ecologically Responsible and Energy Efficient Building:  Are They Practical For Real Life Building Tenancy?

The annual Vienna Congress on Sustainable Building is one of the most important events on sustainable building, energy efficiency, architecture, environment, ecology and construction. 

Vienna International Congress on Sustainable Building

Why Overdependence on Technology Is Unwise

Monday, 20 October, 2014

Technology has certainly made our lives easier, but it hasn't necessarily made us more efficient. While there are many advantages to using technology, there are some disadvantages as well.

Cybercrime, for example, is on the rise, recent cybercrime cases have resulted in huge losses for businesses, especially where there has been a lack of investment and understanding in sophisticated security programmes. Since online banking is used by many people and businesses in the property and construction industry, cybercrime has become a big threat.

The Importance of Understanding Your Customer's Requirements - to Build the Right Solutions

Monday, 15 September, 2014

If you strive for perfect delivery in today's economic conditions, you need client focused execution. Thanks to tough competition, profit margins have become thinner. Take a few wrong steps and you could land in failure.

Do you understand your Customers?

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