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Welcome to ‘The Great Think’ !

Hello Tideway colleagues! Welcome to i3P, our new home for Tideway Innovation! We will post exciting updates over the coming days and weeks, don’t forget to collaborate with colleagues via our discussion forums and let us know what we should be doing to improve the site in future. Even more importantly, capture and share your solutions via…

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Tideway Innovation Progamme Update

Fellow innovators! Just a quick note to let you know how we are getting on preparing for the launch of our Tideway Innovation Programme on 28th September 2016. I won’t steal the thunder of our Crossrail colleagues regarding what the future holds for innovation, however we would like to acknowledge the help of our innovate18 friends…

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Updated League Table

I realise that this has not appeared on our new site – so here is the league table as we used to have on the old site. We have over 400 published ideas though the league table on shows the ones from our sites. Shared Innovations Chart    

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Still busy at Innovate18

Although we have not been as communicative, and we are down to only 2 people (@maggie-brown and me!) you are all still busy innovating and sending us your ideas which is fantastic! Thank you for your continued contribution. Also, thank you for your patience as we update the new website and get it running properly…

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Welcome to our new site!

Hello  everyone, Welcome to the new Innovate18 portal. Change is always a little strange, and can be difficult to deal with – but at the same time it can be exciting and inspiring! Please do provide feedback (on all aspects including look and feel) and continue to submit ideas or contact us if you need any help….

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AFTER THE HORSE HAS BOLTED

For Landrover enthusiasts, you will know how much this has hurt me! For construction companies, this applies to you too. My beloved Landrover Defender 110 has been stolen from my driveway. Despite being locked, alarmed, immobilised and off the road it was taken in the early hours without any disturbance to me, my family or…

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Innovation in Learning Techniques-Volunteers Needed

As outlined in the most recent Connect in Brief article, our Operations team in collaboration with Innovate18, is carrying out the first ever test of a new way of learning on Crossrail- Spaced Learning. Developed by academics at Oxford University, Spaced Learning is structured learning with a certain amount of rest in between each learning period….

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Drone Deploy – UAV mapping software

We’ve recently had a “play” with Drone Deploy. This software allows you to capture data and produce many outputs, including .obj and .las files which can be imported into your BIM and CAD models – as well as Unity engine and many other 3D tools. Some of the features of Drone Deploy are as follows:…

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A BIG THANK YOU!

It’s been a great year for Innovation, and we are all proud of what we’ve managed to achieve, thanks to you, our Innovation Community! Just some of the highlights include: establishment of our Drone Working Group, introduction of Basestone Digital Red Line Review and Lifts and Escalators assurance applications to deliver efficiencies exploring use of…

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