Tag Archive: Hummingbird

Nov 11 2013

Could Google disrupt the construction IT market?

With a hint of Google Genie out of the bottle, could the search giant overtake the established AEC IT giants? Last month, I retweeted and bookmarked an Israeli news article suggesting Google technology could halve construction costs (a story also subsequently picked up by UK magazine Construction Manager – Is Google planning a BIM-busting app for construction?). The …

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Feb 17 2011

Five things that no ‘collaboration’ vendor gets completely right

Following a conversation that started via Twitter, I asked an experienced document controller to write a guest blog post about her top five wish-list for construction collaboration technologies. It seems none of the existing vendors get it right on every point…. I am a document controller with around nine years’ experience and have used most …

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Apr 01 2008

Awards time

It’s that black-tie time of year. Last night, the Construction News Quality in Construction Awards 2008 were presented at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane. And tonight sees the Building Awards 2008 presented at the same venue. I went to last night’s ceremony, supporting Bovis Lend Lease – shortlisted in the ‘Excellence in …

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