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Mar 09 2011

Vaulting your documents

Writing last week about the London launch of the RICS report on cloud computing and commercial property, I mentioned secure offsite file storage provider Vaultium, and – surely no coincidence – I have since been emailed about another UK-based “vault” vendor: BackUpVault. Neither cloud-based business specifically targets the construction collaboration sector, though Vaultium does offer …

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Feb 17 2011

Five things that no ‘collaboration’ vendor gets completely right

Following a conversation that started via Twitter, I asked an experienced document controller to write a guest blog post about her top five wish-list for construction collaboration technologies. It seems none of the existing vendors get it right on every point…. I am a document controller with around nine years’ experience and have used most …

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Aug 04 2009

Contract Communicator

Today I discovered Johannesburg, South Africa-based Contract Communicator, a technology company providing web-based solutions aimed at managing contract issues involving any of five forms of the FIDIC contract or the NEC3 Engineering and Construction contract. Founded by technologist Leon Cilliers and lawyer Mark Ilbury in 2008, the company‘s core product (see PDF too) is a …

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Jul 08 2009

INCITE insight

Just before I went on holiday (Menorca, very nice), I had lunch in London with Sean Kaye and Michael Baker, respectively CEO and General Manager, Technology of Australia-based construction collaboration vendor Incite. I blogged about Incite a couple of times last year (here and here). Then it was a small business largely focused on the …

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Apr 27 2009

Woobius follow-up

Following my 22 April post, Whobius? Woobius, I met Bob Leung and Daniel Tenner in London to find out more about their business and to see a quick demonstration of their technology. Background Bob explained that he had started to work on a simply construction-oriented collaboration platform partly out of frustration with what he saw …

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