Tag Archive: document control

Feb 06 2014

Australian standard for document control

Judging from the number of comments on posts about construction document controller training, there is a thirst for information on this subject. Latest news from Perth, Australia-based training business neXadyne (post) is that it submitted a late 2013 proposal to Standards Australia for the development of a national Standard for Document Control. This proposal has since been approved …

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Jul 10 2013

McLaren appoints Houston-based SVP

Idox plc subsidiary and engineering document control and project collaboration solutions vendor McLaren Software has announced it has appointed Bill Stephenson as Senior VP of Worldwide Sales and Field Operations overseeing global sales, professional services and customer support. He joins McLaren from IHS, where he was VP of Sales, Global – Energy Technical Analytics, responsible …

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May 30 2013

McLaren launches enterprise document control service

As briefly mentioned yesterday, McLaren Software has launched a new service, offering outsourced document control for capital projects. The vendor provides a privately hosted cloud-based implementation (OnAir – post) of its enterprise EDMS, McLaren Enterprise, supported by experienced and trained McLaren document controllers “for a flexible, all-inclusive fee structure”. According to the news release: …the …

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Oct 15 2012

neXadyne offers document control training as an RTO

According to a news release from neXadyne, the Training Accreditation Council in Western Australia has granted approval for neXadyne Pty Ltd to operate as a Registered Training Organisation (RTO). This follows the launch of the company’s document control courses in February 2012 (post) – an area where SaaS document collaboration vendor Aconex is also active …

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Oct 15 2012

BIM, SaaS and mobile driving Newforma developments

Once scathing of the attractions of Software-as-a-Service, Newforma is now actively embracing the cloud, SaaS, BIM and mobile, and eyeing potential social media ideas for future product development. Last week I learned more about Newforma, developer of the enterprise-based Newforma Project Center application and now a recent entrant to the Software-as-a-Service collaboration space with its …

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Jul 02 2012

FIDIC – behind the times when it comes to collaboration?

(A guest post by document control manager Edward Surgeon, partly stimulated by my previous coverage of contract change management features on construction collaboration platforms.) As a document control manager, a big part of my job is to maximise user adoption of our collaboration system across our projects. This means that my radar is always scanning …

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Jun 25 2012

Document control takes a vacation?

For a couple of my clients, I have considering the production of various infographics related to the products or services they provide – these are proving popular online as a simple way to summarise various types of data (surveys, system operations, timelines, etc), and good infographics can become quite ‘viral’ on social networks such as …

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May 21 2012

Document Control Essentials

Melbourne-based Aconex has been looking to dominate the Australasian market in more than just provision of SaaS construction collaboration software – it also wants to dominate delivery of document control training. I have written before (December 2010) about its training programme for document controllers, but this now appears to be delivered by a dedicated business, …

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Feb 28 2012

neXadyne develops “world-first accredited training courses for document control”

Perth, Western Australia-based neXadyne has launched what it says are the world’s first accredited training courses for document control. The company, experienced in the mining and oil and gas sectors, has developed its courses in collaboration with leading Australian companies, and the qualifications have been accredited by the Training Accreditation Council Western Australia. neXadyne’s Deborah Wilson …

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Jul 13 2011

Will BIM kill the document controller?

I watched and listened to a Building Design webinar today on building information modelling (BIM). Hosted by Robert Klaschka of Studio Klaschka Architects (he and I shared a platform at a London Constructing Excellence event in May), it included a question and answer session with UK government chief construction advisor Paul Morrell, and short presentations …

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