Tag Archive: Constructware

Mar 17 2016

Aconex acquires Conject

In the biggest deal yet seen in the construction SaaS market, the Melbourne, Australia-based collaboration technology provider Aconex has acquired Munich, Germany-based rival Conject for A$96m (c. €65m or £51m or US$73.3m). Aconex announced the agreement to acquire Conject Holding GmbH earlier today, along with its intention to launch a fully underwritten placement to raise approximately A$120m …

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Aug 28 2015

Exit Buzzsaw, enter “Alexandria”?

“A complete, connected solution for construction project teams” is being promised by Autodesk’s “Project Alexandria“. The exact nature of this solution is still under wraps, but you can sign up to get notifications once Autodesk starts spreading the word “soon”. We are told: Project Alexandria is being built to connect your construction project teams, with capabilities …

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Jul 13 2015

Kahua: pushing PaaS in construction

Platform-as-a-Service allows developers to create apps that can be employed on a core system. In construction, Asite’s doing it in the UK; Kahua is attracting investors in the US. The global construction market is huge, sprawling and, in many countries, immensely fragmented. Thousands of businesses start up and die every month, and even in a …

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Dec 05 2014

Autodesk raises its BIM cloud game

It’s Autodesk University time in Las Vegas this week, and Autodesk has taken the opportunity to unveil some new cloud-based collaboration services (read more on the Autodesk In The Fold blog). The collaboration back story Well-known, of course, for its design authoring tools, Autodesk started to complement these with its own SaaS construction collaboration solutions over a …

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Oct 02 2014

NoteVault extends daily reporting reach

NoteVault is a California-based developer of mobile daily reporting technologies for the US construction industry, growing its market partly through a solution integration strategy. One of the first major acquisitions in the SaaS construction collaboration sector was Autodesk’s $46m purchase of Constructware in February 2006 (post). Competitors’ fears that the powerful workflow features of Constructware would …

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Apr 16 2012

Meeting McLaren, talking SaaS and on-premise

McLaren, now incorporating CTSpace, is building a compelling offer to owner-operators and EPC contractors wanting SaaS or on-premise collaboration, and adding AEC-specific experience to the proposition. Last week I visited the City of London offices of Idox plc to meet Tim Taylor, chief marketing officer of subsidiary McLaren Software, and talk about the business’s merger with …

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Aug 24 2011

Expanding on e-Builder

I recently talked (via Skype) with Jon and Ron Antevy, respectively CEO and President of USA-based e-Builder (in Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Florida). The company recently marked its 16th birthday, making it one of the longest-established names in the world of online construction collaboration technology solutions. Focus on facility owners When I met Jon at a conference in Harvard …

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Jun 07 2011

HP ePrint and Share – as you were….

I travelled to Hewlett Packard‘s UK HQ in Bracknell, Berkshire today for an update on its strategy concerning the architecture, engineering and construction sector. My previous interactions with the company included the 2010 launch of its ePrint & Share service supporting large format printers (see post) and I was hoping to hear about some significant …

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Jun 06 2011

US AEC market ripe for collaboration vendors

From talking to several of the overseas construction collaboration technology vendors targeting the US market, a familiar theme is emerging. It appears that home-grown solutions aren’t always attractive to US-based buyers – some of whom are happy to contemplate alternative solutions from, among others, the UK’s 4Projects, Asite or BIW, or Australia’s Aconex. However, this …

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Nov 11 2010

HP and Autodesk collaboration – ignores Autodesk’s collaboration products

After last month’s Hewlett Packard event in Copenhagen which saw the launch of its ePrint & Share ‘cloud’ service (post), I have been watching out for further announcements. The latest concerns a new video about an Autodesk plug-in for HP ePrint & Share (the plug-in was demonstrated at HP’s event). It’s a polished presentation, but …

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