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Opidis: Idox rebrands McLaren

Paris SNCF station

A year ago, Idox group rebranded its McLaren business to Opidis. The firm’s FusionLive solution is being used to support BIM working on a French railway project. Following a series of personnel changes and reorganisations in 2014, the Idox Group subsidiary McLaren Software largely disappeared from my radar – I was only briefly reminded of …

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Think Project! targets France

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Germany’s AEC SaaS leader think project! expands into the French collaboration market, acquiring a majority stake in PLM specialist Lascom AEC. Munich, Germany-based construction collaboration Software-as-a-Service technology provider think project! has acquired a 60% stake (deal value not disclosed) in Lascom AEC – said to be France’s market leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) and cross-enterprise collaboration (CEC). …

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Marketing moves at McLaren

McLaren VP SaaS, Philippe Michardiere

Further to the marketing moves I mentioned in April, McLaren Software has been making more changes to make its engineering information management (EIM) business more responsive to the needs of its different types of customers, appointing news sales and marketing personnel and creating teams dedicated to each of its key markets – on-premise engineering document …

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Conject acquires AEC mobile specialist, Wapp6

Conject Mobile defects reporting

SaaS construction collaboration provider Conject acquires Paris-based mobile AEC app developer, Wapp6. The Anglo-German SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Conject has acquired a French mobile software specialist Wapp6, based in Paris, allowing it to extend its capabilities to include dedicated inspection and defects management via iPad, Android and Windows mobile platforms. No value for the deal has …

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Aconex wins Leighton EPC project

Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration provider Aconex has announced it has been appointed by the Mumbai-based contractor Leighton Welspun to support construction projects for oil and gas pipelines off the western coast of India. I wouldn’t normally write about a project win – SaaS vendors produce dozens of such news releases every year – but this one …

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4Projects in transition

4projects - a viewpointcs company

Is it the beginning of the end for the 4Projects brand? UK CEO Richard Vertigan steps down, and the US SaaS collaboration product is launched under the Viewpoint branding. Sunderland, UK-based SaaS collaboration vendor 4Projects, acquired by US construction ERP specialist Viewpoint in February, appears to be going through some significant changes. From my UK …

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Idox acquires Artesys to grow McLaren EDMS operation

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Idox Group, the parent company of engineering document control and construction collaboration and CAFM business McLaren Software, has today announced the £2m (€2.4m) acquisition of French engineering document management (EDMS) specialists Artesys International. Founded in 2000, based in Rennes, Artesys provides engineering document control solutions and applications supporting the efficient and safe operation of processing …

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16 reasons why nobody yet dominates the construction SaaS collaboration sector

Despite widespread adoption of SaaS-based construction collaboration platforms and wider acceptance of SaaS, no company has achieved real dominance across any major regional, national or vertical AEC market. Why? [Warning: this is a longer-than-usual post!] By revenues and (notwithstanding recent restructuring) by manpower, Aconex is the biggest player in the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based construction collaboration …

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Reflections on the 4Projects acquisition

Having had a couple of days to research and reflect on yesterdays’s announcement of Viewpoint’s acquisition of 4Projects (post) and to discuss it with industry friends, I thought I’d try to sum up a few strands. Deal background While Viewpoint CEO Jay Haladay was somewhat coy about the the funding and terms of the deal …

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Dome Connect and iSnag

London-based project commissioning management consultancy Dome Consulting offers two related software products. It says its Dome Connect software is used for project collaboration, BIM management, snagging and defect management, commissioning management, and operation and management (O&M) manuals. It also offers a mobile snagging and defect management tool, iSnag, which “leverages the powerful functionality of Dome Connect,” …

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