Tag: Business Collaborator

May 22 2014

Think Project! updates – and integrates

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Munich-based SaaS construction collaboration vendor Think Project! has announced the forthcoming release of a new update to its web-based platform. The stand-out items for me are the integration features, underlining how sophisticated SaaS tools are increasingly being linked to other back-office enterprise systems, and not just by proprietary connections, to seamlessly share data between different …

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Jan 21 2014

2014: year of AEC mobile?

As we increasingly access data and application on the move, AEC SaaS vendors will need to embrace the mobile cloud more in 2014. This morning I read a .Rising US news item predicting desktop traffic would be overtaken by mobile and tablet by July 2014, underlining, yet again, the growing importance of mobile and tablet traffic …

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Dec 12 2013

4Projects joins Unit4BC and Conject in UK Gov Cloudstore

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Sunderland, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider 4Projects has been accepted as a supplier for the UK government’s G-Cloud programme (see 4Projects news release), making it available to any government ICT procurer without having to go through the laborious and lengthy OJEU route. 4Projects’ Matt Harris says: “We are incredibly excited to have been accepted into …

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Oct 01 2013

Sypro sets up in south-east Asia

Yorkshire, UK-based construction contract change management Software-as-a-Service vendor Sypro has set up a Hong Kong subsidiary after winning a number of recent contracts in the region, according to a report this week on The Construction Index. Sypro Management Hong Kong Limited will have an office in the Wan Chai business district on Hong Kong Island, helping …

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Sep 17 2013

4Projects in transition

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Is it the beginning of the end for the 4Projects brand? UK CEO Richard Vertigan steps down, and the US SaaS collaboration product is launched under the Viewpoint branding. Sunderland, UK-based SaaS collaboration vendor 4Projects, acquired by US construction ERP specialist Viewpoint in February, appears to be going through some significant changes. From my UK …

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Jul 25 2013

Asite updates Adoddle

Almost exactly a year after it rebranded its core product, London-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider Asite this week announced availability of its summer release, Adoddle 16, which – according to the news release – includes some “hot new features”: Smartphone and tablet users can now directly check whether a printed (paper) drawing is the latest revision …

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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 11 2013

UNIT4 Business Software launches Business Collaborator 6.1

UNIT4 Business Software has today announced the launch of UNIT4 Business Collaborator (BC) 6.1, its web-based project collaboration software solution.  Key enhancements include: a public API enabling the secure integration of third party software provision of QR codes (for drawing version control, and for asset management) the ability to link to different file types quickly and easily, …

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Feb 21 2013

Unit4 growing its SaaS revenues, as BC6.1 approaches launch

Today saw the Netherlands-based Unit4 business software group publish its financial results for the year ended 31 December 2012. Its core business is focused on ERP and related financial tools, but its software portfolio also includes the UK-based Business Collaborator SaaS construction document collaboration and workflow business which ceased to exist as a separate unit just …

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Feb 07 2013

Reflections on the 4Projects acquisition

Having had a couple of days to research and reflect on yesterdays’s announcement of Viewpoint’s acquisition of 4Projects (post) and to discuss it with industry friends, I thought I’d try to sum up a few strands. Deal background While Viewpoint CEO Jay Haladay was somewhat coy about the the funding and terms of the deal …

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