Tag Archive: conferencing

Nov 30 2009

Rob Phillpot on Aconex, APIs and acquisitions

Following my recent posts on Aconex‘s API announcement and its 2009 financial results, I spent 40 minutes quizzing Rob Phillpot, company co-founder and General Manager, Product, about planned developments of the Aconex construction collaboration system. It was a fascinating insight into the thinking behind the world’s most widely used SaaS collaboration platform. I was particularly …

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Sep 09 2009

ShowDocument

Following on from my post about design review applications, I received a news release from Israeli firm HBR Labs about a similar type of solution. ShowDocument Now is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)document-sharing application that includes dedicated ‘meeting rooms’, secure online document storage and mobile device support. It supports various document types, including Word, PowerPoint, PDF, text …

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Dec 17 2007

Web conferencing and sustainability

Two-and-a-half years ago, when I was putting the finishing touches to the final chapter of my book manuscript, I sketched out ideas of how web-based conferencing solutions might be used to replace some face-to-face meetings in construction projects. At the time, I focused on the convenience aspect of such ‘net meetings’ and their value alongside …

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