Tag Archive: defects management

Apr 26 2016

Go-Cam founder responds

Last month, I wrote a blog post about the Go-Cam video snagging app. After giving it a quick test on my Samsung Galaxy S6 Android smartphone, I identified various issues with the service – to which the founder of Go-Cam, Tod Yeadon, has responded: Preventing disputes with Go-Cam Video Reporting As the founder of Go-Cam …

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Mar 18 2016

Go-Cam video snagging

Live-streaming video reports from site – Go-Cam looked interesting but ultimately disappointed.  Mobile apps for construction snagging (aka: punchlisting, quality control, etc) have become common, taking advantage of smartphones’ and tablets’ in-built cameras to include a photograph of the defect as part of the report. A new app takes this one stage further, and suggests …

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May 19 2014

Plan2Finish marks new step for SmartBuilder

After four years of trying to crack the UK and Irish market with an Android-based construction defects management (aka ‘snagging’ or ‘punchlist’) application, Dublin-based Smartbuilder has launched a new Android application under a new name and website, Plan2Finish, and has also set up shop in the USA. On Friday it announced the launch of its …

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May 01 2014

Conject fleshes out its mobile defects offering

European SaaS collaboration and infrastructure lifecycle management vendor Conject presented its construction mobile defects management solution to London audiences today. Some four months after acquiring Paris, France-based mobile AEC software developer Wapp6, Munich- and Woking-based Conject presented its defects management solution, OPR6, to audiences attending two seminars at London’s Thames-side National Theatre this morning. The events …

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Sep 09 2013

Accede asks: What do snaggers want?

Mobile defects management has been covered in this blog more than a few times, and the latest product to grab my attention in this sector is Accede. The product, which combines mobile devices with a  Software-as-a-Service back end, was originally developed by Brian McKillop at Brisbane, Australia-based WicketWorks Pty Ltd and started out as Visual Fox …

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May 24 2012

Snag List app seeking funding

First Su Butcher tweeted about it, then Construction Enquirer wrote about it, so I had to find out more about the Snag List iPhone app. The app is being developed by James Crowson of London-based app consultancy Creative Grid and construction project manager Scott Eggleton, and is intended to help users quickly and easily create organised lists …

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Jan 04 2012

Docia Deficiency List on Droid

During 2011, I enjoyed occasional contacts with Mads Bording, CEO of Denmark-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Docia (aka ‘Byggeweb’ in the Nordic region), and we finally got to meet, very briefly, at November’s Construction Computing Awards dinner in London (post). The company has been following up with its promised mobile functionality (see May 2011 …

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Mar 21 2011

Aconex to launch iPhone app in April

Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex will be launching its first iPhone application next month (April 2011). A short note on its support page about release 10.2, says: Coming Soon – Aconex Mobile Now Aconex goes everywhere you go. We’re pleased to announce the launch of Aconex Mobile (for iPhone®) in April. Very soon …

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Sep 27 2010

Keep taking the tablets

I recently talked to Building magazine’s Stephen Kennett about use of mobile devices such as Apple’s iPad in the construction industry and providing some pointers on who else he might talk to. The resulting article, Keep Taking the Tablets (paywall site: subscription normally required) was published last week (I get a couple of mentions – …

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Dec 16 2009

Business Collaborator goes mobile too

UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor, Business Collaborator has just launched BC Mobile, “a new module for mobile devices that will enable users of its BC 5.3 project collaboration service to access files and information and to action tasks on the go”. According to today’s news release: “BC Mobile allows users of internet enabled mobile devices …

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