Tag Archive: business intelligence

Jan 09 2015

Latista adds mobile business intelligence

Latista says its BI toolset will help users quickly identify and resolve issues by highlighting key indicators and trends, and BIM seems to be firmly on the roadmap. I have mentioned US-based mobile construction solution provider Latista only occasionally since 2010, most recently in connection with its now parent Textura, who acquired the Virginia-based business in November …

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May 22 2014

Think Project! updates – and integrates

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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Apr 07 2014

McLaren releases FusionLive business intelligence portal

McLaren Software is building new BI and BIM capabilities into its FusionLive SaaS construction collaboration platform. London-based SaaS construction collaboration and (since October 2012) CAFM technology vendor McLaren Software has released a new version of its FusionLive SaaS platform including a new business intelligence (BI) portal with some building information modelling (BIM) capabilities. According to the …

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Dec 04 2013

MCS Priority1 working with 4Projects

Swansea-based mobile construction solutions developer Priority1 is working increasingly closely with SaaS vendor 4Projects. I spoke at Mobile Computing Solutions’ Priority1 user conference, held at BRE near Watford, last week, which was useful as my fellow speakers included Steve Spark of SaaS construction collaboration vendor 4Projects – and another Paul Wilkinson (quality manager at Carillion)! It was clear …

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Jan 24 2012

BIW launch business intelligence module

According to its latest news release, Woking, Surrey, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor, BIW Technologies has launched a new business intelligence (BI) module that it says provides advanced business analysis and reporting capabilities from data across processes, documents, cost and budgets and compliance data/transactions. A second module provides quality, health and safety and environmental …

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Mar 03 2011

A role for resellers?

Some construction businesses already function effectively as value-added resellers of SaaS-based collaboration tools, filling a gap left open by traditional software VARs. I have discussed routes to market for SaaS construction collaboration vendors a few times – for example, last September, I contrasted Woobius‘s aspirations to sell direct via the web with vendors who have …

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Feb 27 2011

Immersive design collaboration, with IdentityMine

I have returned from time to time to the perceived shortcomings of online design collaboration insofar as some architects and other designers prefer the intuitive, paper-based processes of marking-up, commenting and sketching on design drawings by hand. Such ‘collaboration’ they say is less easy when they are faced by conventional computer interfaces as opposed to, …

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Jun 27 2008

BIM and sustainability

Having spent much of Wednesday (see earlier post) listening to people talk about building information modelling and sustainability, it was timely to get my latest AECbytes with a viewpoint from Scott Boutwell (blog; also previously cited in this blog here) talking about parallels in the increased adoption of pro-sustainability measures and the adoption of BIM …

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May 20 2008

CTSpace website taking shape

As mentioned last week, the new CTSpace website is taking shape, adopting the ‘look and feel’ of the parent Sword Group website, and with a new CTSpace logo incorporating the words “A Sword Group Company”. It’s a good-looking site – I like the animated photographs on the home page. CTSpace claims 135,000 users (though this …

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