Tag Archive: CPM

Aug 05 2016

Oracle building its construction offering

A Construction Index news story today about the Bank of England’s decision yesterday to reduce the central bank interest rate to 0.25% highlighted once again the UK construction industry’s poor record on prompt payment. It quotes the National Federation of Builders’s chief executive Richard Beresford: “The construction industry has the worst payment record of any …

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Oct 30 2015

Progressclaim targets Aussie CPM market

A Google alert brought me news (reported in BRW, and Dynamic Business) of an Australian construction technology start-up, founded in 2011, that is competing in the same kind of market as Textura. Lincoln Easton, CFO of a Melbourne, Australia-based contractor, was apparently only too familiar with the poor book-keeping, arguments, paperwork and threats that resulted from …

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Aug 27 2015

Textura promoting early subbie payment

The European arm of US construction payment management corporation Textura is starting to raise its profile in the UK, with early payment of subcontractors part of its service offering. As I reported just over a year ago (Colin Smith leads Textura European push), Textura Europe is headed by the one-time founder and CEO of BIW …

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Dec 15 2014

Milton Walters joins Textura Australasia

Experienced Software-as-a-Service construction collaboration executive Milton Walters has joined Textura Australasia as CEO. Melbourne, Australia-based Walters was at Aconex and then general manager of TeamBinder at QA Software, before, in August 2012, establishing a Melbourne-based company, Project Collaboration, to sell the 4Projects SaaS solution in the Australasian market. This successful reseller arrangement lasted until early 2014 before Viewpoint, who …

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Jul 10 2014

Colin Smith leads Textura European push

Ex-COINS, BIW and Conject executive, Colin Smiths takes the helm as Textura looks to conquer the construction payment management market in Europe. Colin Smith, founder of BIW Technologies in 2000, CEO of that business through to its sale to Munich-based Conject in 2010, and then CEO of the Conject Group until December 2013, has a …

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