Category Archive: toolkit

Jul 03 2015

Online Maturity Assessment

SFfC website holding page

The online maturity assessment tool¬†(previously only accessible via the Strategic Forum’s website) is now available from within this website. Old assessments undertaken via the former Strategic Forum for Construction website have been archived but remain as part of the reference pool for comparison purposes (if you wish to access a previous assessment, please email us …

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Jan 25 2015

Now it’s the ICW Toolkit

The IPI toolkit has been renamed the ICW Toolkit (ICW standing for integrated collaborative working), and has been moved to a new domain at ICWtoolkit.com. This reflects that the UK government’s new models of procurement extend beyond Integrated Project Insurance (IPI) and embrace other progressive approaches to project delivery, and this website is intended to …

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Jan 19 2015

Supply Chain toolkit updated

The Integrated Supply Chain Toolkit has been reviewed, revised and updated (thanks in no small part to Waterloo Air Products‘ Ron Edmondson, one of the people behind the original toolkit), and now its workbooks sit alongside those for Integrated Project Teams. We have also taken the opportunity to update the site navigation to make it …

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Apr 28 2014

Amended branding

We have amended the header of the website. Previously, it included a photograph of an adjustable spanner (it’s “a toolbox”, after all) but the steering group suggested we go for something a bit more elegant and a bit more focused on integration than on toolbox. So we’re trying out this three-way arrow motif. Please let …

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Sep 02 2013

Resurrected: the Toolkit video

The Shockwave Flash animation used on the old Strategic Forum for Construction website has been converted to MP4 video format. This has enabled it to be uploaded to YouTube so that it can be easily embedded in the website and shared online. The core messages remain relevant even if some of the website imagery is …

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Jul 29 2013

Updates to integrated project team workbooks started

Updates to the Integrated Project Team workbooks have now started. To date, the first four workbooks (nos. 1-4) have been updated, including more recent content recommended by colleagues at BSRIA and University of Reading. Work will continue over the coming days to complete the IPT sections, and then to update the Integrated Supply Chain workbooks. …

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May 20 2013

A new domain for the Toolkit

The New Integration Toolkit now has its own website domain – www.ipitoolkit.com. IPI is short for “Integrated Project Insurance” and for the “Integrated Project Initiative”. We have launched the Toolkit on its own separate website to distinguish it from the original Integration Toolkit developed for and adopted by the UK Strategic Forum for Construction in …

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Apr 14 2013

The Toolkit team

The New Integration Toolkit is being developed as a byproduct of a Technology Strategy Board-funded project looking at the use of integrated project insurance and other innovative processes and techniques to deliver a UK public sector built asset. The team behind the project includes: Rider Levett Bucknall IPInitiatives University of Reading’s School of Construction Management …

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Nov 08 2012

Looking back to 2003

During 2003 there were two consultation phases for the original Integration Toolkit, during which its content, structure and navigation were incrementally developed and improved. We hope that you will continue to provide feedback to further improve the Toolkit, and to propose future projects or tools, for the benefit of us all.