22 Jun 2020

At acumen7’s June virtual meeting, Maria Lambides of Alpha Phronesis explored the importance of alignment, and the value and impact it can have on an organisation. Maria revealed how misalignment between internal perceptions and customer results can lead to wasted reso...

10 Jun 2020

The workplace is changing in unprecedented ways; the next ‘wave’ of disruptive change – globalisation, automation, digitisation – is redefining work as we know it. The transition to the enlightened ‘future of work’ has been trending for a few years now. In July 2019, a...

18 May 2020

The first of two presentations to acumen7 was from Nicholas Goss of GKN Aerospace, who has risen from Apprentice Engineer seven years ago to Lead Project Engineer today. Nick gave a fascinating insight into the UK’s aerospace challenges and opportunities, covering Covi...

20 Apr 2020

acumen7’s first virtual monthly meeting kicked off with a fascinating insight into the collaboration and exceptional commitment that was required to build the first

NHS Nightingale Hospital in London’s ExCeL. Around 200 military personnel from the Royal Anglian Regiment...

10 Feb 2020

On Monday 10th February, an acumen7 workshop was hosted by Senior Business Development Director Nick Tuberville (pictured) at Invest Northern Ireland’s London office. Nick gave some background to INI and opened a discussion on how he thinks acumen7 may be able to suppo...

13 Jan 2020

acumen7 was treated to some great insights from Alex Hughes, Director of DfMA at HTA Design. HTA’s creation of highly liveable homes that provide a positive contribution to those who live there includes George Street, Croydon – the world’s tallest structures to have be...

2 Dec 2019

The guest speaker at this year’s acumen7 Christmas Dinner was Neil Rawlinson, Strategic Development Director at The Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC). The MTC was established in 2010 as an independent Research and Technology Organisation with the objective of bridg...

18 Nov 2019

Digital Project Director Lucas Cusack shared with acumen7 members Willow’s mission to empower every person and organisation to connect with the built world in a new way, using a solution that turns any building into a smart building. Connecting once siloed and disparat...

14 Oct 2019

acumen7 members were treated to a fascinating presentation by Bryden Wood’s Head of Global Systems, Jaimie Johnston, at the October meeting. Jaimie spoke about automated construction and how the learning from other sectors is being applied to vastly increase productivi...

14 Oct 2019

acumen7 members were joined by Martin Paver of Projecting Success at the October meeting. Martin explained that as projects progress through their life cycle, they create a huge exhaust plume of data. This data contains insights on a range of topics, including predispo...

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