BEYOND THIS COVID-19 PANDEMIC

I was led to put these thoughts together for some of us who are practicing their chosen professions and those leading their organization’s workforces where ever you are based, hoping an idea here can help. The only certainty during this COVID-19 pandemic is the absolute uncertainty or what I can call “unknown unknown” apologies to…

THE YEAR 2020 MAY BE MERCIFUL TO NIGERIA BUSINESSES !! OR WOULD IT?

A close observation of business trends in Nigeria especially real estate shows a recent but compelling tilt towards ‘unknown unknowns’, apologies to Donald Rumsfeld – Former US Secretary of Defence. It is a fact that ‘known knowns’ and ‘known unknowns’ can be managed effectively through structured risk management and mitigation measures. But what we face today, even as we…

Blockchain’s Role in Improving the Built Environment Using the Circular Economic Principles

The implementation of the Blockchain technology in Real Estate and Facilities Management especially, in supply chain management, will improve the competitive advantage of the built environment professionals and help populate the lacking Environmental Product Data (EPD) – a platform that will provide adequate data for informed decision making for any organization in its procurement process….

IS TECHNOLOGY TAKING OVER OUR BUSINESS?

The pace of change in the present day business world is mind boggling, thanks or no thanks to technology. The argument for or against technology influence is diverse and varies depending on whose divide. The pace of change in the present day business world is mind boggling, thanks or no thanks to technology. The argument…

BIG DATA AND THE FACILITY MANAGER

The FM as a guardian of huge volumes of information Data is the lifeblood of the digital economy – capable of giving insight, deepening relationships, and a tool for informed decision making. However, not many organizations have the capabilities to manage, extract and protect the value in these data. This article discusses the challenges and…

SOLVING THE RESIDENTIAL HOUSING SUPPLY CONUNDRUM

Throughout the  Nigerian pre-election build up, we heard a lot about providing affordable housing for the employed, unemployed and roaming Nigerians. There was much talk on housing targets and new policy ideas. Almost two months down the line and looking ahead to the next 4 years, which if any- ideas will make a real difference…