Tag Archive: Hong Kong

Oct 01 2013

Sypro sets up in south-east Asia

Yorkshire, UK-based construction contract change management Software-as-a-Service vendor Sypro has set up a Hong Kong subsidiary after winning a number of recent contracts in the region, according to a report this week on The Construction Index. Sypro Management Hong Kong Limited will have an office in the Wan Chai business district on Hong Kong Island, helping …

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Aug 27 2012

Project Collaboration launches 4Projects in Australia

Through an email in early May, I got news from Australia featuring a familiar UK name in construction collaboration technology: 4Projects. Milton Walters, formerly at Aconex and general manager of TeamBinder at QA Software, has formed his own Melbourne-based company, Project Collaboration, to sell the 4Projects solution in the Australasian market. Colleagues pre-sales director Josh King and …

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Jan 13 2010

iConstruction

“… developed from the ground up by former Hong Kong Construction industry professionals for the local industry. With a simple English and Chinese interface, ISO 9000 friendly design, and minimal training and support requirements, iConstruction brings real benefits from the first few months of operation, and straightforward licensing options for companies of all sizes to …

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Nov 05 2009

Recession hits Aconex order book, it sheds staff, but still grows

Australia-based Software-as-a-Service construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex has just signed off its accounts for the year ending 30 June 2009, and they show another year of growth, albeit slower than in previous years (see Aconex reports…, 2008, and Aconex results hit by legal row, 2007). This is no surprise, of course. The global recession has …

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Jul 08 2009

INCITE insight

Just before I went on holiday (Menorca, very nice), I had lunch in London with Sean Kaye and Michael Baker, respectively CEO and General Manager, Technology of Australia-based construction collaboration vendor Incite. I blogged about Incite a couple of times last year (here and here). Then it was a small business largely focused on the …

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Aug 27 2008

Asite teams up with OpSource

A news release today from US-based web hosting business OpSource says it has agreed a strategic partnership with UK collaboration services provider Asite Solutions. Ignoring the hyperbole,* it appears OpSource On-Demand will now provide Asite’s hosting regime (OpSource has data centres in Virginia, London and Bangalore – London-based Asite also has an office in India). …

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Jul 24 2008

Autodesk opens Buzzsaw hosting centre in Hong Kong

Autodesk has just announced the launch of a new Autodesk Buzzsaw data centre in Hong Kong, to support customers of its construction collaboration solution across the Asia Pacific region, having spent three years on the selection process (see news release). The process was facilitated by inward investment agency InvestHK whose Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion, …

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Jul 21 2008

e-Business in Construction

Edited by my friends Professor Chimay Anumba and Dr Kirti Ruikar, e-Business in Construction is a brand new hardback book, just published by Blackwells (available in the US next month and in Australia from September), that seeks to provide definitive guidance for students, researchers and practitioners on the key issues in electronic commerce from a …

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