The government wants all publicly procured construction projects with a value greater than £5m to use Level 2 building information modelling (BIM) by 2016. It is likely to be widely adopted in the private sector, too.
Becoming a leader is about looking in the mirror. It’s about listening to painful home truths. It’s about changing your behaviour to become the leader others choose to follow. And it’s not vain self-indulgence to focus on yourself. Your leadership is vital to creating the ‘people-intelligent’ project environments we need to deliver complex projects successfully.
Standardisation is a real problem in project organisations; software is a valuable tool in helping to alleviate this particular pain point; technology needn’t cost the earth and needn’t be a mystery. It’s a help not a burden to the project manager.