Tag Archive: benefits

Aug 05 2010

Collaboration and ‘the black economy’

I hadn’t previously considered the ‘black economy’ as a potential market for a collaboration platform, but, according to a recent article about US-based software-as-a-service provider MyOnlineToolbox (see post), the recession could boost uptake of simple collaborative applications for tradespeople doing untaxed work. In the Entrepreneur Magazine article, MyOnlineToolbox’s Brian Javeline says many small-scale US contractors …

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Jun 17 2008

Collaboration and lean construction

Last year UK industry membership organisation Constructing Excellence organised an event (with Rubicon) focused on lean construction which managed to enthuse its London audience with ideas based around basic joined-up thinking on things like eliminating packaging, doing just-in-time delivery to site, simplifying electrical installations, etc. Like Greg Sorrentino, vice president and general manager of US …

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