Tag Archives: AEC

tCn wins Be2Award for best online AEC community

For those who might have missed it, last week was Social Media Week in London, and for those interested in how people in the construction and property sectors are using social media, there was only one place to be: the … Continue reading

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tCn shortlisted for two Be2Awards

tCn – the Construction Network has been making steady progress during the winter months. Since our last blog post, we have passed two landmarks: we now have over 2,000 registered tCn members and 1,000 followers on our main Twitter account, tCntweets. … Continue reading

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Skype interviews, podcasts, Twitter newspapers … whatever next?

With new ways of communicating emerging almost daily, I suppose I shouldn’t have been too suprised at what I found myself doing this week. On Monday, for example, I did a Skype call to Mark Anthony of Demolition News who interviewed … Continue reading

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The ‘Social Media supermarket’

In the decade or so I’ve worked in the construction industry I’ve repeatedly heard about the fragmented divisions within it and struggles to attract and secure our industry’s next generation of talent (let alone the one after that), many – … Continue reading

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An industry turning point?

Thursday 6 May 2010 could well prove a key date in the history of the UK architecture, engineering and construction, AEC, industry. It is, of course, the day the country goes to the polls to elect a new government and, … Continue reading

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Not ‘social’, we mean ‘business’

In his latest blog post, Overcoming fear of the social media unknown, Paul Wilkinson quotes research about organisations’ use of social media for marketing purposes which found that: 68% of respondents organisations are using social media in their marketing mainly through … Continue reading

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Embracing Web 2.0

Building up to the launch of a new social network is demanding work and, I’ve discovered, means much more than building a new website. The tCn team is also spending time blogging, creating YouTube video, building a presence on LinkedIn, … Continue reading

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Welcome to the tCn blog

I am lucky enough to work with an extensive (and growing) network of key figures within architecture, engineering, construction (AEC) – indeed, the whole of what is sometimes called the ‘built environment’. These include senior managers within contractors, sub-contractors, suppliers, … Continue reading

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