Tag: asset management

Jan 03 2018

Accruent buys Kykloud

John Borgerding - Accruent CEO

North Shields, UK-based mobile Software-as-a-Service asset management application vendor Kykloud has been acquired by Austin, Texas-based software business Accruent for an undisclosed sum. Launched in January 2012, proptech startup Kykloud was founded by Edwin Bartlett and former 4Projects (now part of Viewpoint nearby in Newcastle-upon-Tyne) CTO Nick Graham, and in six years has grown to …

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Dec 31 2017

New owners for iSite

A corporate merger between two UK construction businesses mainly engaged in the fit-out sector would not normally grab my attention. However, the pre-Christmas announcement that Styles & Wood is to be combined with interiors firm Southerns Group means a change of ownership for Styles & Wood’s information technology subsidiary, Nottingham-based iSite. Central Square Holdings Ltd (CSHL) …

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Sep 20 2016

Kykloud wins major English schools survey project

Mobile Software-as-a-Service asset management application vendor Kykloud has secured one of the largest asset data collection projects in the UK. The firm’s solution is to be used by teams of surveyors who, over the next three years, will be reviewing the condition of around 80,000 buildings in 22,000 state-funded schools across England as part of the Education Funding Agency’s (EFA) …

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Jan 04 2016

Sypro CAM (not a webcam)

Wilmslow High School

NEC3 software specialist Sypro Management has launched a new compliance and asset management application. Humberside, UK-based Sypro, best-known for its NEC3 contract change management Software-as-a-Service application (one of several competing in the NEC battleground, and a former software partner of Business Collaborator), launched a new product: Sypro Compliance & Asset Manager in late 2015. Sypro CAM is, …

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Sep 11 2014

VFA enters UK SaaS asset management market

VFA.facility screengrab

Capturing and analysing data about existing built assets is being enabled by mobile and SaaS technologies. VFA is now competing in the UK market. While much of the UK debate about building information modelling has been about accommodating the varying needs of people involved in the design and construction phases of an asset’s lifecycle, only …

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Mar 10 2014

Exclusive: Kykloud ANZ launches SaaS surveying and asset management ‘down under’

UK-based Kykloud have turned to a successful SaaS reseller team to boost their platform’s penetration in Australasia. North Shields, UK-based mobile building surveying and SaaS asset management vendor Kykloud has launched an operation in Australasia, working with the same reseller team which successfully launched the 4Projects SaaS AEC collaboration platform into that region in August 2012. The …

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Feb 15 2013

Kykloud improving surveyor productivity

Ed Bartlett

Kykloud is making inroads to the mobile surveying market thanks to its scalable enterprise-strength cloud-based software architecture and a highly useable mobile interface. I met up with Ed Bartlett, co-founder of integrated surveying and asset management software vendor Kykloud, in London earlier this week, just over a year after he and Nick Graham first demonstrated the …

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Oct 08 2012

iSite develop “Assetology” and launch ‘The Hub’

iSite Hub

In 1987, actress Maureen Lipman famously said: “You get an ology, you’re a scientist,” in a TV advertisement for British Telecom, and I was reminded of this last week. I had been invited to the London launch, by Styles & Wood’s UK-based IT subsidiary, iSite, of ‘The Hub,’ an application of its web-based property information platform to …

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Jul 09 2012

Making QR codes more useful

EZOfficeInventory logo

In January this year, I wrote about ICON and its potential use of QR codes for asset management. One US-based company is already providing this service, I hear. Syed Ali, CEO of EZOfficeInventory, has been in contact, highlighting the value of a web-based delegated model where everyone plays a role in updating and verifying information on …

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Jun 13 2012

QR codes for landscape asset management – HisTREE.net

After writing about ICON and its use of QR codes for asset management in January, I have been contacted by Edmonton, Canada-based Art Maat, who runs two businesses deploying QR codes. HisTREE.net – as the name implies – is used by suppliers and by landscape, urban forest and parks managers to log details of trees …

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