Tag Archive: Conject

May 29 2015

Upgrading the infrastructure

It’s not just about the quality of construction collaboration software – the infrastructure used to deliver that SaaS technology is critically important too. A repeated thread during last week’s “Viewpoint for Projects“ customer summit in London (post) was the improvement delivered by the company’s switch from BT hosting in Glasgow to hosting with Rackspace in …

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May 21 2015

Goodbye, 4Projects. Hello, Viewpoint for Projects

This week’s 2015 Viewpoint customer summit conference in London drew over 100 people, all provided with an update to the company’s product development roadmap outlined in Newcastle last May (4Projects: the future is cloud-based everything). One headline announcement has been confirmation of the rebranding of 4Projects; with effect from September 2015, the SaaS construction collaboration application will be …

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May 19 2015

Plangrid gets $18m funding

San Francisco, California, US-based construction mobile solutions provider PlanGrid has raised $18 million in series A financing to help fuel its growth. As part of the investment deal, Sequoia Capital‘s Doug Leone has joined the PlanGrid board of directors. In its news release, co-founder and CEO of PlanGrid, Tracy Young says: “Despite significant gains driven by technology …

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Apr 30 2015

Conject to benefit from SaaS consolidation

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Conject CEO Ralf Händl regards his company as the European market leader and is anticipating further consolidation in the SaaS collaboration market as a result of BIM adoption. After Anglo/German SaaS technology provider Conject finally entered the BIM race last month, I got chance this week to meet Conject Group CEO Ralf Händl face to …

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Mar 31 2015

Conject CDE to launch at BIMShowLive

BIMShowLive will see several SaaS collaboration vendors showcasing their BIM capabilities, with Conject unveiling its CDE for the first time. Following up on its promise to raise its UK BIM profile, Anglo-German SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Conject will be exhibiting its common data environment (CDE) at the two-day BIMShowLive event in Manchester next week (8-9 …

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Mar 19 2015

Conject finally enters the BIM race

Conject BIM workflows

Conject is not simply extending its document collaboration approach to embrace BIM. It is deploying key components from across its product portfolio to support the requirements of a BIM Common Data Environment. “Expect to hear much more about what Conject is doing with respect to BIM,” says UK CEO Steve Cooper. The Munich, Germany-based SaaS …

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Mar 11 2015

think project! grows 13% in 2014

think project!, the Munich, Germany-based provider of the SaaS project collaboration platform by the same name, grew group turnover in the year to 31 December 2014 by 13% to €20m (see news release), up from €17.2m in 2013 (post). Vying once again with locally-based competitor Conject, plus other UK and US rivals, think project! regards itself as …

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Feb 17 2015

No post-recession bounce for Idox EIM

McLaren Software, the engineering information management (EIM) division of Berkshire, UK-based Idox plc, had a fairly flat financial performance in the year to 31 October 2014, according to Idox’s annual report and accounts published last month. McLaren’s EIM division is best-known in this blog as the provider of FusionLive (formerly CTSpace and, before that, BuildOnline – among …

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Feb 16 2015

think project! thinking BIM

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Delivering BIM in the browser is now part of think project!‘s technology roadmap and it is on track to start its first BIM project in early 2015. Late last year, I had a long conversation with two executives from Munich, Germany’s think project! about its plans to augment its existing Software-as-a-Service collaboration capabilities with building …

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Feb 03 2015

SaaS social support

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Using social media for customer support is commonplace in many global corporations but old-school construction SaaS vendors lag behind new start-ups in its adoption. Use of social media for customer service has been on my mind a bit recently. Last week, I provided some Twitter training to CIOB branch administrators and one of the questions related to …

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