Tag: FM

Apr 10 2014

Conject Group revenues reach €20M

Steve Cooper

Germany’s ILM SaaS specialist Conject Group grows revenues 14% in 2013 to reach €20M (£16.6m) milestone. Munich, Germany-based SaaS construction and real estate software vendor Conject has announced that it grew its revenues 14% to €20 million [£16.6m or $27.6m] in 2013. It also achieved some €25 million [£21m or $34m] in new orders. New …

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Feb 17 2014

Dome enters SaaS collaboration battlefield

Dome Technology is looking to build on adoption of its Dome Connect portal and iSnag app and compete in the SaaS collaboration and asset management market. Just over a year ago, I wrote about London-based commissioning management consultancy Dome and its iSnag app. Last week, Dome’s IT director Nick Hutchinson invited me to meet and …

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Feb 07 2014

Conject capitalising upon its European strengths

2014 promises to be a busy year for Conject. It has acquired a mobile business, and has SaaS BIM and FM tools in the pipeline. Conject CFO Cesar Flores no longer describes the SaaS company as a German or UK business: “We are a European technology business, focused on the plan, build operate sector,” he …

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Jan 09 2014

Ralf Händl takes over at Conject

Ralf Händl

Last week, on 1 January 2014, Dr Ralf Händl, 53, took over as CEO of the Anglo-German SaaS construction collaboration technology provider Conject. This followed the decision by Colin Smith to stand down from the role (see my 4 November 2013 post). Ralf Händl has a PhD in economics and extensive knowledge in the global …

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Nov 05 2013

Another FM accolade for iSite’s Hub

SaaS technology vendor iSite’s Hub wins Innovation in the use of Technology and Systems Award at the BIFM Awards. In March, Styles & Wood SaaS technology subsidiary iSite picked up an award for its SaaS-based ‘Assetology’ Hub, launched in October 2012 (post), at the annual i-FM Technology in FM Awards. It has followed this up by …

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Oct 08 2013

Thinking about BIM, SaaS and the Common Data Environment

CDE conversation on Twitter

A lengthy Twitter conversation last night and this morning has got me thinking about the Common Data Environment (CDE), BIM and the role of the various Software-as-a-Service collaboration vendors that operate in the architecture, engineering and construction space. Common Data Environment As many readers may know, the UK government has mandated building information modelling for …

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Aug 20 2013

McLaren updates FusionLive

McLaren Software has announced the latest release of its FusionLive solution, providing cloud-based / Software-as-a-Service construction project collaboration. Some ten months after the previous major release (post), FusionLive now has: an improved user interface to accelerate user adoption and reduce the number of clicks to complete key tasks, and a new fast-track review process for individual documents …

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Jun 14 2013

From property viewing to post-occupancy reviewing (updated)

Why stop at creating apps to sell luxury homes, when all built assets could have an online owner’s manual and feedback loop? Working in technology for the construction and property sectors, I have long been interested in the use of mobile tools and applications, and the industry’s enthusiasm for apps shows no signs of abating. …

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May 22 2013

Thinking BIM and FM

thinkBIM

ThinkBIM is helping formulate industry thinking on BIM for FM, but we need more integrated, cross-disciplinary approaches. It is now almost exactly two years since the UK government published its Construction Strategy committing to the adoption of BIM by 2016 (July 2011 launch), and gradually the thinking is becoming more joined up. Over the past …

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May 16 2013

Mclaren launches CAFM Explorer OnAir

The Facilities Show is at the NEC in Birmingham, UK this week (last day today) – a good place for firms to make announcements to their FM audiences. This week, for example, McLaren Software – describing itself as a provider of “engineering document control, project collaboration and CAFM (computer aided facilities management) solutions” – has …

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