Tag Archive: Birmingham

May 16 2013

Mclaren launches CAFM Explorer OnAir

The Facilities Show is at the NEC in Birmingham, UK this week (last day today) – a good place for firms to make announcements to their FM audiences. This week, for example, McLaren Software – describing itself as a provider of “engineering document control, project collaboration and CAFM (computer aided facilities management) solutions” – has …

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Mar 21 2013

Unit4 BC: future is BIM and linked data

SaaS platform Business Collaborator is a key component in Unit4’s strategy to integrate its business software with BIM, using linked data to manage asset-related processes. I attended the Unit4 user 2013 user conference at the ICC in Birmingham last week, ostensibly to join the sessions devoted to its SaaS collaboration solution Business Collaborator, but – …

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Mar 08 2011

Virtual worlds and the built environment

Virtual worlds and the built environment (PDF) is a white paper just published by Birmingham, UK-based Daden Ltd, about whom I’ve written before (post). Having explored Second Life very superficially a couple of years ago when Be2camp was in its infancy, I have watched with interest as Dave Burden and Soulla Stylianou have developed strong …

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Apr 20 2010

Daden wins!

On 9 March, I wrote (Daden showcases collaborative use of Second Life) about Daden reaching the finals of a major US-based competition to identify cutting edge implementations of Second Life. This Birmingham-based company briefly tweeted about its success, but has now issued a full press release (UK Company wins U.S. Federal Virtual Worlds Challenge), detailing …

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Mar 09 2010

Daden showcases collaborative use of Second Life

On 25 February, Martin Brown and I talked to the Black Country Constructing Excellence Club about use of social media in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. We both mentioned the virtual world of Second Life and, being in the West Midlands, it seemed natural to highlight the expertise of Birmingham-based Daden (whose efforts …

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May 15 2008

RIBA CPD events

I am presenting at two events next week. On Wednesday morning, 21 May 2008, I will be in Knutsford, Cheshire talking about construction collaboration technologies to architects from the northwest group of the Royal Institute of British Architects – part of a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) event organised in conjunction with Constructing Excellence‘s IT Construction Forum …

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