Tag Archive: Davis Langdon

Feb 15 2013

Kykloud improving surveyor productivity

Kykloud is making inroads to the mobile surveying market thanks to its scalable enterprise-strength cloud-based software architecture and a highly useable mobile interface. I met up with Ed Bartlett, co-founder of integrated surveying and asset management software vendor Kykloud, in London earlier this week, just over a year after he and Nick Graham first demonstrated the …

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Apr 08 2011

NEC in the spotlight on Monday

At the generous invitation of Sypro, I will be attending Monday’s annual NEC User Group conference, held at the Institution of Civil Engineers in London. It promises to be an interesting event, with a keynote from the UK government’s chief construction advisor Paul Morrell, plus presentations and case studies on use of the NEC contract …

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Dec 14 2010

NEC3 Licensed Content partners announced

Two UK-based SaaS collaboration vendors have been officially licensed by NEC to deliver NEC3 construction contract information. By coincidence on the same day that I wrote about contrasting approaches to NEC construction contract management (post), it has been announced that two UK construction collaboration technology providers have been appointed as NEC3 Licensed Content Partners by …

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Nov 30 2009

An open letter to the new Chief Construction Adviser

[This is a re-post of an article from my pwcom blog, published 27 November 2009. Update (04 December): I added a post-script to the original post – read the response received back from Paul Morrell.] First mooted in July 2008, the appointment of the UK government’s first Chief Construction Advisor was finally announced this week. …

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Jun 25 2008

BuildingSMART conference, part 2

1450pm BST: The afternoon sessions of the BuildingSMART conference kick off with break-out sessions, and I opted for one on creating a market for sustainable buildings – not well-attended but some interesting discussion – with perspectives from Norway and Iceland. Defining sustainable buildings is difficult due to the many different types of buildings – standards …

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Nov 19 2007

Project extranets in Peterborough Evening Telegraph

Project extranets (a term often used synonymously with ‘construction collaboration technologies’) are not usually something you see discussed in your average local evening newspaper in the UK. However, I see that a Davis Langdon employee, Simon Burke, has just won a special award for his masters dissertation on the subject of extranets – an achievement reported …

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Sep 24 2007

NEC case study in “Building”

Last week I mentioned the NCCTP supplement to Building magazine (published Friday 14 September). After a slight delay due to technical problems, the whole supplement is now viewable online. I noticed a small coincidence between the supplement and the main magazine. The latter included a lengthy piece by Davis Langdon‘s Simon Rawlinson: “Procurement – Target …

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