Tag: India

Dec 16 2011

BIW still hampered by tough market conditions

In its final year as an independent business, Woking, UK-based construction collaboration technology provider BIW Technologies continued to be affected by the effects of the global financial crisis on the wider construction industry. Its latest annual report and accounts, for the 15 months to 31 December 2010, show a turnover of £6.59m (up from £5.934m …

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Oct 04 2011

Docia sets up in India

Denmark-based construction collaboration technology provider Docia (‘Byggeweb’ in the Nordic market) has started to operate in India through a newly established partnership with Chennai-based software provider Ram Caddsys Pvt Ltd. This announcement follows August’s news of a new project in New Delhi for the Danish Embassy, with VV Architects from Chennai, local contractors and WSP …

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Nov 01 2010

Business steady at Sword CTSpace?

Monitoring the construction collaboration technology businesses formerly known as Buildonline and Citadon since the combined CTSpace operation was acquired by France-based Sword Group SA in late 2007 (post) is not easy, particularly when companies get merged with other, unrelated operations. From a close reading of various annual reports and some company feedback, I believe the …

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Sep 23 2010

Yechte Consulting: managing offshore design costs

Earlier this week at the RIBA in London I had coffee with Ben Tellin, a trained architect and managing director of Yechte Consulting. His company, with bases in London and Bangalore, India, provides off-shore outsourcing services to architects and engineers (often adding an international dimension to the network of people already collaborating on a UK …

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May 25 2010

CTSpace talks about FusionLive

Last week I travelled to Brentford and the London offices of Sword CTSpace to learn more about the company’s FusionLive platform. After blogging about the product’s launch last month, I had been invited by business unit director John Pomeroy to meet some of the FusionLive team (including George Britton, Andre Gunter and Mathieu Pollet) and …

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Jan 11 2010

“BIW on the back foot?”

Nathan Doughty yesterday interrupted a long silence on his Free Collaboration blog to post some details of the latest filings to the UK’s Companies House by [my former employer*] BIW Technologies. In BIW on the back foot?, he references this blog and makes a few statements that I would like to comment upon…. I was …

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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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Jan 12 2009

India SaaS growth forecast

A new survey of IT decision-makers in India suggests that ease of use and convenience are the top reasons for adopting Software-as-aService (SaaS). The study, by Springboard Research, also revealed the biggest barriers to SaaS adoption in India are a high level of comfort with on-premise applications and lack of adequate awareness about the availability …

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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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