Tag Archive: ENR

Nov 03 2014

Now Bentley CONNECTs with Trimble

Bentley and Trimble collaborating over construction modelling, while Bentley ProjectWise CONNECT makes Bentley collaboration even more widely available. On Friday afternoon, I blogged about Trimble’s new entry into the cloud-based BIM collaboration market, and it appears that one thing Trimble didn’t mention ahead of its biannual user conference in Las Vegas this week was an increasingly close …

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Feb 03 2012

ERP vendor Viewpoint viewing collaboration space

While not a household name in the European construction ERP market, Viewpoint is eyeing opportunities across the Atlantic and knows a thing or two about the collaboration space. “How come you dominate your marketplace and yet I’ve never heard of you?” – This was just one of the questions I asked Viewpoint Construction Software CEO Jay …

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Aug 24 2011

Expanding on e-Builder

I recently talked (via Skype) with Jon and Ron Antevy, respectively CEO and President of USA-based e-Builder (in Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Florida). The company recently marked its 16th birthday, making it one of the longest-established names in the world of online construction collaboration technology solutions. Focus on facility owners When I met Jon at a conference in Harvard …

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May 26 2009

Constructware conundrum continues

The recent flurry of claims and rebuttals about the future of Constructware (see Constructware’s future questioned) has not convinced everybody that Autodesk remains committed to developing its Software-as-a-Service construction collaboration application Constructware. The atmosphere of uncertainty is also not helped by last week’s news (and here) that Autodesk is to lay off a further 430 …

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Apr 09 2009

BIM boom?

The BIM boom, an article in the US-oriented Concrete Construction Online, gives a good overview of building information modelling (BIM) in the AEC industry, with author Andy O’Nan suggesting everyone needs to prepare for the eminent technological revolution facing the construction industry. However, he stresses there are some major hurdles to overcome, particularly relating to …

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Jan 25 2007

Tom Dengenis resurfaces

Former Bidcom UK and Asite CEO Tom Dengenis is still actively interested in construction IT. He is now a “a senior manager at BearingPoint, a global management and technology consulting firm”, and has just written an article (Building Information Model: the Solution for Optimizing the Construction Delivery Process) on the US-based Riverguide for Construction Software …

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