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30 AUG 2018

The Network Issue

Oliver Parsons, Modus Editor, RICS

Oliver Parsons

Editor of Modus

RICS

As many of us return to work after the summer break, picking up the threads from where we left off and re-establishing our connections, Modus returns after its own mini-break with the September edition which, aptly, is themed around networks.

These days it seems everyone has their own idea for a proptech solution to plug a gap in the market. But what is it like to form your own proptech start-up, and how do you make a success of it? In our lead feature this month we meet some of the most promising innovators in the field to find out what it takes to succeed.

Elsewhere in this issue, we take a look at some of the most interesting examples of how internet-of-things technology is taking hold in our built environment – and how we may not have even noticed it happening. And we speak to a set of experts for their view on how the construction industry can truly reform itself after Carillion’s collapse exposed all that was wrong with the sector.

And ahead of the November Grand Final of RICS’ Cities for our Future challenge, we preview the 12 winning entries that made the shortlist. Which would get your vote?

Oliver Parsons, Modus Editor, RICS

Oliver Parsons

Editor of Modus

RICS

An experienced and award-winning magazine editor, Oliver has worked in the sectors of property, insurance, automotive and technology. At Sunday Publishing, he has edited titles for a variety of high-profile clients, including Miller Homes, British Gas, Allianz and Toyota, as well as RICS.

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