Paul Wilkinson

Paul Wilkinson runs a specialist consultancy business, pwcom.co.uk Ltd. It provides integrated PR and marketing services mainly to construction and technology clients, and undertakes research and consultancy work on construction collaboration technologies (aka ‘project extranets’) and related tools (BIM, mobile, etc). Paul is also a writer, freelance journalist, industry activist and public speaker.

Most commented posts

  1. First, Hitler. Next, serial killer t-shirts… — 26 comments
  2. Aconex chairman in Hitler t-shirt row — 22 comments
  3. Aconex acquires Conject — 21 comments
  4. 16 reasons why nobody yet dominates the construction SaaS collaboration sector — 17 comments
  5. neXadyne develops “world-first accredited training courses for document control” — 17 comments

Author's posts

Sep 22 2005

Constructing Excellence

I attended Constructing Excellence‘s members convention in London yesterday – the first major event for members of the former "Collaborating for the Built Environment" (or BE) organisation since it merged with CE (it is now known as the Building and Estates Forum so at least it retains its BE abbreviation). The event was a joint …

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Sep 19 2005

Information management policies

Nearly half of UK-based businesses do not have a document and information management strategy despite the explosion in volumes of corporate data being generated and the new pressures imposed by Sarbanes-Oxley, etc, according to the latest research quoted by infoconomy.com A survey of IT professionals found that although awareness of the importance of effective information …

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Sep 19 2005

Broadband growth

I was updating some stats recently regarding uptake of broadband in the UK. According to Ofcom’s 2005 UK communications market overview: There were over 6 million broadband homes in the UK by the end of 2004 – over 90% more than at the end of 2003 – and over 7.5 million by May 2005 There …

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Sep 19 2005

Real-time collaboration

Through silicon.com, I found an interesting white paper from Web-Ex. While not focused on construction collaboration or extranet technologies, it had some interesting points to make about employing an externally hosted solution. In passing, I was struck by a new abbreviation. The paper quotes research by the Service and Support Professionals Association and Tech Strategy …

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Sep 16 2005

The “Software as a service” Age

I notice Bill Gates is reported as saying the "software as a service" age is here. Nothing new in such an announcement from Microsoft. Some of their products have now moved forward a bit, of course, but also Microsoft is looking over its shoulder at ASP businesses such as salesforce.com. If you’re interested in knowing …

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Sep 15 2005

Welcome to the Extranet Evolution

Welcome to the "Extranet Evolution". Why did I choose this title? Well, the term "Extranet Evolution" forms the subtitle of my recently published book on ‘project extranets’ or – as I prefer to call them – construction collaboration technologies. ("Construction Collaboration Technologies: The Extranet Evolution" is published by Taylor & Francis, and it is so …

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