Essence of Day 2 at BILT Europe

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Stigo scooter

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John P. Kotter Leading Change

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The 8 steps of change

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Snapchat spectacles

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Published
06.10.2017

Each day during BILT Europe, which is taking place in Aarhus, Denmark, the 2017 European capital of culture, DANISH™ will present the laughs, the knowledge and the gadget of the day.

The second day of BILT began with the ‘Glorious Gadgets’ function. For more than 30 minutes, the committee took the delegates through a fun yet serious journey examining new digital inventions. Some were related to the building industry, and some were just…new.

Instead of one gadget of the day, we’re giving you two gadgets. First up are the Spectacles. The glasses that immediatly connects to your snapchat while recording your reality. We give you:

Gadgets of the Day

In the foyer, DANISH™ ran into an Autodesk staff member from Boston talking about his favourite gadget. You would think it would be something related to Revit or Dynamo.

But no! It’s something for everyone: an easy-to-use, fairly priced, foldable scooter:

Speaker Martin Romby Hauge, a BIM leader and architect at LINK Arkitektur, hasn’t been using 3D programmes to implement BIM strategies at LINK Arkitektur. He’s been working on a subtler level, by using a lot of inspiration from The book “Leading Change” by John P. Kotter.

So if you are looking for help changing your business, you might find these 8 steps of his useful. They are:

Learning of the day:

Create urgency
Create a coalition (this is part of the startup model)
Develop a vision, including values and things that must be changed, and then create a short summary and a strategy to execute
Communicate the vision
Empower action
Get quick wins
Leverage those wins to drive change
Embed your wins and learnings in the culture

Finally, we have

The laugh of the day. We won’t say anything. Just watch the video—it speaks for itself!