Tag Archive: McLaren Software

Aug 08 2017

Idox launches mobile Building Control app

In January 2017, Reading, Berkshire, UK-based Idox, parent company of engineering document management software provider McLaren Software, launched a new mobile app, OnSite, which it claimed was the first of its kind, giving building control officers (professionals responsible for enforcement of building regulations in the UK) remote access to documents and information. Users of the app (Apple iOS …

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Apr 24 2016

Zuuse targeting BIM to FM opportunity

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Australian start-up Zuuse ambitiously aims to shake up the facilities management market, bridging the gap from BIM to FM. While we have seen a considerable shift over the past 20 years from mainly on-premise management of documents and drawings to management of information ‘in the cloud’, the focus tended to be on accelerating the once largely paper-based design …

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Apr 23 2016

Combinder targets close-out documentation

Combinder is solely focused on close-out PDF documentation, providing an alternative to SaaS collaboration vendors offering O&M compilation tools as part of a wider system. The compilation of operation and maintenance information for handover to the owner/operator of a built asset used to involve retrospective collation of large volumes of documentation, with much of the …

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Sep 17 2015

Think Project! targets France

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Germany’s AEC SaaS leader think project! expands into the French collaboration market, acquiring a majority stake in PLM specialist Lascom AEC. Munich, Germany-based construction collaboration Software-as-a-Service technology provider think project! has acquired a 60% stake (deal value not disclosed) in Lascom AEC – said to be France’s market leader in product lifecycle management (PLM) and cross-enterprise collaboration (CEC). …

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Feb 17 2015

No post-recession bounce for Idox EIM

McLaren Software, the engineering information management (EIM) division of Berkshire, UK-based Idox plc, had a fairly flat financial performance in the year to 31 October 2014, according to Idox’s annual report and accounts published last month. McLaren’s EIM division is best-known in this blog as the provider of FusionLive (formerly CTSpace and, before that, BuildOnline – among …

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Feb 03 2015

SaaS social support

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Using social media for customer support is commonplace in many global corporations but old-school construction SaaS vendors lag behind new start-ups in its adoption. Use of social media for customer service has been on my mind a bit recently. Last week, I provided some Twitter training to CIOB branch administrators and one of the questions related to …

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Jan 05 2015

More mobile, BIMaaS, ‘Big data’ and M&A?

January 2015 calendar

Paul Wilkinson dusts off the ExtranetEvolution crystal ball to see what 2015 might bring: more mobile collaboration, BIM-as-a-service and ‘Big Data’, maybe. In the noughties, I wrote several New Year blog posts with predictions about SaaS and collaboration in the coming year. In January 2008, for example, I predicted: Further polarisation of the UK construction collaboration …

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May 22 2014

Think Project! updates – and integrates

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Munich-based SaaS construction collaboration vendor Think Project! has announced the forthcoming release of a new update to its web-based platform. The stand-out items for me are the integration features, underlining how sophisticated SaaS tools are increasingly being linked to other back-office enterprise systems, and not just by proprietary connections, to seamlessly share data between different …

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May 21 2014

Marketing moves at McLaren

McLaren VP SaaS, Philippe Michardiere

Further to the marketing moves I mentioned in April, McLaren Software has been making more changes to make its engineering information management (EIM) business more responsive to the needs of its different types of customers, appointing news sales and marketing personnel and creating teams dedicated to each of its key markets – on-premise engineering document …

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Apr 28 2014

M-Files – bridging the SaaS vs on-premise ECM divide

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A generic ECM provider with AEC expertise, M-Files aims to help organisations wanting the best of both SaaS and on-premise hosting worlds. Over the past few years I’ve seen various generic enterprise content management (ECM) systems target the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. When Software-as-a-Service (SaaS – though then known as ASP: application service …

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