Tag Archive: Duncan Mactear

Nov 17 2009

“A tough year for BIW”

Duncan Mactear of 4Projects has forwarded me an article about [my former employer] BIW Technologies, published recently to subscribers to Megabuyte.com (an “invaluable source of market intelligence for IT companies, their advisers and investors providing in-depth coverage of the corporate and financial affairs of all of the UK’s leading listed and privately owned software & …

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Sep 03 2009

Good numbers from 4Projects

Latest results, for the 12 months up to 31 March 2009, show that UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects enjoyed its most successful year to date. According to the latest returns submitted to Companies House, revenues grew 24% to £5.502m (up from £4.420m in 2008 – see 4projects turnover up a third), while pre-tax profits …

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Aug 29 2008

4Projects to open US and Canada bases

UK SaaS-based construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects is looking to establish bases in the US and Canada, reports north-east England regional newspaper The Journal. A year after its private equity-backed MBO (see post), marketing director Duncan Mactear says “We have continued to increase revenue, turnover and most importantly for the region, we have increased the …

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Jul 01 2008

Taywood path to Google email smoothed by SaaS-based collaboration tools

In UK builder switches email to Google Apps, Phil Wainewright describes how UK contractor Taylor Woodrow has migrated from a conventional in-house hosted email system to Google Apps, a step, he says, that confounds critics who suggest that the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) based Google suite is not appropriate for enterprise adoption. I would also go one …

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