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Aconex (UK) Ltd – revenues down in 2009

Almost exactly a year ago, I looked at Aconex (UK) Ltd and noted that the British operation of the Melbourne, Australia-based construction collaboration technology vendor was on the upturn. Twelve months later, the UK recession appears to have had an impact, knocking revenues down by nearly 11 per cent. The London-based subsidiary generated revenues in …

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An update on iSite

Following last week’s post about iSite (the construction collaboration – sorry, make that property management – technology business formerly known as StoreData), I have been looking at the business’s recent financial performance – as revealed in the latest interim report (PDF) from parent company Styles & Wood, published last week. In the six months to …

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Building communities ‘aliveness’

I said last week (Building online communities) that Martin Brown (Isite) and I will be facilitating the foundation of a new online community for AEC people focused on integrated collaborative working. Adding to the OReillynet.com guidance, Martin has emailed me an interesting 2002 article from Harvard Business School about cultivating communities of practice, written by …

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Building online communities

My friend (and fellow Be2camp member) Jim McHale of Memoori has just blogged some Oreillynet.com guidance from 2002 about building online communities: Exist for a reason – a community has to promote a collective goal. Users draw other users – Your most active users will draw more users than you ever will. Referrals might bring …

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Sustainability Then Again

Following my post (Sustainability Then) about the recent Sustainability Now online event, I have just received an email from Nathan Easom, one of the CMP marketing team, with a note about the marketing (“will try not to leave 6 weeks notice this time!”) and an update on the statistics. He tells me that of 3711 …

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Sustainability Now, er, Today

I have just been having a first look around Sustainability Now (see post), the free two-day virtual event organised by Phil Clark and his colleagues at Building and Building Design magazines. There’s a lot of opportunities to interact – the event has video clips, seminars, loads of downloadable white papers, case studies, brochures, and a …

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Collaboration and lean construction

Last year UK industry membership organisation Constructing Excellence organised an event (with Rubicon) focused on lean construction which managed to enthuse its London audience with ideas based around basic joined-up thinking on things like eliminating packaging, doing just-in-time delivery to site, simplifying electrical installations, etc. Like Greg Sorrentino, vice president and general manager of US …

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Breeding toxins from dead PCs

I am off later this afternoon to Think 08 sustainability event at the ExCel in east London (which I can just see through the haze across the River from where I live in south-east London) – where (time-permitting) I also hope to meet up with two or three fellow bloggers (see iSite post). While on …

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