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Apr 30 2015

Conject to benefit from SaaS consolidation

Conject CEO Ralf Händl regards his company as the European market leader and is anticipating further consolidation in the SaaS collaboration market as a result of BIM adoption. After Anglo/German SaaS technology provider Conject finally entered the BIM race last month, I got chance this week to meet Conject Group CEO Ralf Händl face to …

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Feb 19 2013

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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Dec 20 2011

4Projects has a flat year

In “tough” trading conditions, 4Projects’ revenues slipped slightly in the year to 31 March 2011, while profits – though positive – fell 35% as the company looked to invest for future growth. The latest financial statements from Sunderland, UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects will be submitted to Companies House shortly. However, I got an …

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Nov 22 2011

CTSpace name to disappear

The latest change of ownership of CTSpace – whose software portfolio includes Software-as-a-Service and on-premise construction collaboration technologies – saw the company disposed of by Lyon, France-based Sword Group and acquired by IDOX last week (see IDOX acquires CTSpace for £11.6m cash). Some reports suggest this will mean the disappearance of the CTSpace brand as it …

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Feb 17 2011

Aconex director under scrutiny

It appears that defeat of a minority shareholder’s resolution to remove the Aconex chairman Martin Hosking at an EGM last month (post 1, post 2) hasn’t ended the discontent within the highest echelons of the Melbourne-based construction collaboration technology business. Questions have now been asked about the role of another member of the board, with …

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Feb 17 2011

Accounting for Aconex

The recent boardroom bickering at Melbourne, Australia-based construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex prompted me to take a look at its recent financial performance, just in case there were financially-inspired reasons behind the apparent shareholder unrest. While the pre-credit crunch double-digit growth figures are no longer being achieved, it appears the international spread of Aconex’s operations …

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Aug 11 2010

4Projects now targeting Middle East

The recruitment by a construction collaboration technology vendor of a new sales guy wouldn’t normally prompt a blog post, but the vendor here is 4Projects and the target market is the Middle East. According to a news story picked up by my Google Alerts, the Sunderland, UK-based company has appointed Mohammad Irfaan as Vice-President, Middle …

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Jul 27 2010

Panama landmark project for Aconex

Yesterday I talked to Aconex‘s Dexter Bachelder (VP Americas) and Frank Carron (VP marketing) about a major deal that, for me, is a landmark in the adoption of web-based construction collaboration technologies. Australia-based vendor Aconex announced yesterday (see news release) that it had been selected to provide collaboration support services to the US$3.2 billion Panama …

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Jun 10 2010

Asite reports 18 months to June 2009

Late last month I downloaded the latest annual report and audited accounts filed at Companies House by UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor Asite. Regular readers may recall that Asite reported some unaudited figures in January (see Asite reaches profitability), covering the year to 31 December 2009. This latest Companies House filing, signed off on 16 …

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