Chris Lees is a workplace strategist and entrepreneur who combines behavioural analysis and big data to establish what it takes to have a highly productive and extremely efficient workplace.
His innovative, creative and – where necessary – mathematically robust approach uses next-generation methods to understand occupancy, availability and behaviour in and around office buildings.
These techniques enable evidence-based business engagement, impact talent acquisition and retention, offer significant cost-reduction opportunities, and lead to faster and safer decision making.
I have often stated my belief that in a typical organization approximately 30% of all resource is expended on avoidable data-related activities. This figure comes from a number of sources and some estimation on my own part. There are quite a few studies, research surveys and papers on the impact of bad customer data. These […]
Inside Government have gone online for their 7th Annual Digital Housing Conference, and I’m delighted to be teaming up once again with Dr Rob Wray to provide a practical insight in to the place that data has in digital transformation. Digital transformation inevitably accelerates the availability of and dependency on data. Even before the term […]
Before the Covid-19 crisis began, the implications of the Hackitt Review were, no doubt, the dominant theme of many budget setting meetings. The G15 estimated that the total cost of making all its existing buildings fire-safe could be as much as £6.9 billion. And that’s before you take into account the ongoing costs of implementing […]
Version 3.2 of the UK Housing Data Standards included significant new work, more than doubling the number of use cases covered. Building on the customer data, void and reactive repairs projects included in the previous version, the new release covered care & support, planned maintenance and income collection. This webinar, organized and hosted by HACT, […]
Special Keynote: Successfully building data governance maturity in the housing sector through a digital competency certificate program
Housing Data Forum, London, December 11th, 2019 A very interesting and entertaining day with Doug Silverstone (Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing Association), MK Adams (HACT), Jay Saggar (HACT) and many others discussing the data issues facing the housing sector. If you weren’t able to join us, or were and still have questions, please feel free to […]