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, […]
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 […]
Housing Data and Analytics Summit, Birmingham, 1st October, 2019 It was a pleasure to join Dr Rob Wray (HACT) and Arturo Dell (Housemark) to discuss the impact of data quality – both positively and negatively – and the key foundations of governance and standards that underpin a data quality strategy. If you want to know […]
Chris Lees presented with Dr Rob Wray (HACT) and Doug Silverstone (MTVH) at the Business Transformation in Housing conference on the 1st May, organized by the National Housing Federation.
Chris Lees and Dr William Fawcett and delighted to announce the publication of The Anatomy of Occupancy Analytics, a free online resource designed to bring greater consistency and rigour to the application of data and evidence in understanding occupancy.
As a Brit, this news item in my LinkedIn feed this morning frustrates me a little. And unfortunately, according to OECD data, the United States isn’t doing a whole lot better when we look at the past decade: OECD Chart: GDP per hour worked, Total, 2010=100, Annual, 2001 – 2018 Is it time yet to […]
Session 8 of the OSCRE Academy Building Digital Competency in Real Estate program, focussed on four key learning objectives: