Tag Archive: extranet

Jul 21 2016

Union Square acquired by Deltek

In an echo of an earlier US/UK acquisition in the construction IT space, ERP vendor Deltek has acquired UK project management software vendor Union Square. Mostly, ExtranetEvolution focuses on Software-as-a-Service solutions and related applications in the architecture, engineering and construction sector. However, I do keep an eye on vendors whose software solutions occasionally either compete …

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Apr 24 2016

Zuuse targeting BIM to FM opportunity

Australian start-up Zuuse ambitiously aims to shake up the facilities management market, bridging the gap from BIM to FM. While we have seen a considerable shift over the past 20 years from mainly on-premise management of documents and drawings to management of information ‘in the cloud’, the focus tended to be on accelerating the once largely paper-based design …

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Jul 17 2015

New look Newforma

Newforma’s transition from on-premise PIM software provider to being also a developer of SaaS and mobile applications looks set to continue. Newforma has been busy reviewing its business, its customers’ and end-users’ needs and the markets in which it operates (I’ve had a couple of conversations with its marketing team along the way), and the …

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Mar 19 2014

Union Square: Workflow is everywhere (mobile and extranet too)

Union Square is now embracing the AEC ‘extranet’ world it once avoided, and is going mobile with its workflow. Today’s 12th Union Square user group conference at the Royal College of General Practitioners in London saw the launch of the Nottingham, UK-based software vendor’s contract administration module, plus announcements about forthcoming mobile and ‘extranet’ functionality. In its …

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Aug 01 2013

Corecon V7 updated

Enhancements to US-based Corecon V7 include a workflow engine for approving financial transactions and cost tracking for changes California-based Corecon Technologies has announced updates to its web-based estimating and project management software suite Corecon V7. This version was launched in May 2010 (post) and has been updated several times with new features and functionality, including a mobile/tablet …

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Apr 16 2013

Collaborative design management – still evolving

The development of the World-wide web during the 1990s started a technology change across architecture, engineering and construction and facilities management that continues to this day. For an often geographically-dispersed, multi-company project delivery team, the ability to send messages and associated attachments electronically was attractive, but email was not the magic bullet that design teams …

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Mar 26 2013

TransBit Technologies develops RoBOTic Document Control Assistants

Could ‘intelligent’ software programs revolutionise hitherto laborious document control processes? I was recently contacted by Ritesh Tripathi of TransBit Technologies, a software development company based in Hyderabad in India. Its lead product, CollabWrite, is a web-based enterprise content management system which he says is used extensively to capture project records and automate workflows among the multiple …

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Jan 15 2013

iExtranet from Paris-based oodrive

I had a demonstration of iExtranet, a competitively-priced SaaS building and construction solution from Paris-based cloud storage company oodrive.com, this morning. The company mainly provides back-up services and online file-sharing solutions, and the iExtranet platform, which also has a variant for use by businesses in the advertising market, is used by some well-known international contracting organisations …

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Sep 18 2012

Asite heads list of collaboration vendors vying for Construction Computing Awards 2012

The shortlists for the 2012 Construction Computing Awards have been published, and reveal many familiar names vying for “Hammers” across equally familiar ranges of sometimes overlapping categories. Voting for the awards is now open (and will remain open until 8 November), the winners will be announced at a London event on 22 November, and London-based …

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Jan 06 2012

Simple AEC collaboration, plus administration?

Two emails arrived overnight: one from a generic collaboration provider and one from a small construction micro-business looking for a low-cost SaaS-based project delivery solution that could be used to manage numerous small domestic projects and support all the back-office, contact management, time-sheet and project accounting needs of the business. As I read this second …

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