Posts by Oakland


Andy Crossley gets 5 minutes of fame with Quality World

Our colleague, Andy Crossley, was interviewed recently by Quality World Magazine. The Magazine is published by The Chartered Quality Institute (CQI), one of the leading professional organisation supporting the subject of Quality.  Andy is a Next Generation Network ambassador for the CQI – responsible for promoting the quality profession to the younger members of the […]


Is the smart metering programme set up to fail?

The  SMART Meter 2020 programme represents a significant challenge for the UK Energy Supply  Market. The long-term benefits are still being understood.  SMART Meters could transform the way customers use energy, how they are supplied and on what tariff terms.  In the short-term, programmes are dominated by the technical and logistical challenge of fitting millions […]


John Oakland publishes new book for the construction sector

John and his co-author Marton Marosszeky have recently published Total Construction Management: Lean Quality in Construction Project Delivery. The coming together of lean and quality management thinking has taken place in organizations across many industries, including construction. Practices in procurement, design management and construction management are all evolving constantly. Managers need to understand these changes and […]