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Benjie Nycum

CEO, Nycum & Associates

Benjie Nycum is the CEO of William Nycum & Associates, a healthcare architecture and planning firm in Halifax. He serves on the Board of Directors of Egale Canada and on Halifax’s North End Business Association. For over a decade he has had the honor to have worked with Raymond Taavel to advocate for LGBT and human rights.
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Ten Signs You Have a Great Project Manager

Project management is about managing and leading a project or major task from start to finish. At Nycum + Associates we manage projects as well as work with PMs in the design and construction industry. This is our list of special qualities that identify a highly effective PM.
02/13/2014 04:42 EST

Why Don't New Hospital Designs Include the Patient?

A recent article in the Wall Street Journal on The Hospital Room of the Future", presented with the subtitle of "A patient-centered design could reduce infections, falls, errors--and ultimately costs" shows how far off track the quest for the ideal patient-centered room can veer.
12/20/2013 05:13 EST

What Raymond Taavel Would Have Said About His Killer

If Raymond Taavel, who was killed outside a gay bar in Halifax on Tuesday, had been at his own vigil, he most likely would show us that the 32 years of his killer's life were, in all probability, as painful as the moment his own head hit the concrete. Taavel would argue that chances are very good that the very things he fought against were the sources of this pain.
04/18/2012 01:08 EDT