Tag Archive: McLaren

Oct 09 2014

A BIM boom for SaaS collaboration vendors?

Will there be a BIM benefit for the SaaS collaboration vendors? Yes, but it will happen gradually both in the UK and internationally, and then grow bigger as more owners require ILM services. Within UK construction IT, building information modelling (BIM) is the hot topic. Even construction software businesses that previously thought it was irrelevant (I’ve …

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Dec 12 2013

4Projects joins Unit4BC and Conject in UK Gov Cloudstore

Sunderland, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration technology provider 4Projects has been accepted as a supplier for the UK government’s G-Cloud programme (see 4Projects news release), making it available to any government ICT procurer without having to go through the laborious and lengthy OJEU route. 4Projects’ Matt Harris says: “We are incredibly excited to have been accepted into …

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Oct 01 2013

Aconex wins Leighton EPC project

Melbourne, Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration provider Aconex has announced it has been appointed by the Mumbai-based contractor Leighton Welspun to support construction projects for oil and gas pipelines off the western coast of India. I wouldn’t normally write about a project win – SaaS vendors produce dozens of such news releases every year – but this one …

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Sep 04 2013

An Incite update

One-time SaaS collaboration innovator Incite lingers on in the Australian market while former executives are celebrating a new start-up success. Long-standing readers of Extranet Evolution may recall my posts about the Australian business Incite, a Leighton Holdings subsidiary which in 2009 developed some potentially ground-breaking SaaS collaboration technologies to support construction projects. I got a …

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Jun 18 2013

Build Sydney Live 2013 – 29-31 October

Asite, following its organisation (and platform provision) for BuildLondonLive (2008, 2009 and 2012) and BuildQatarLive (2012) is now supporting BuildSydneyLive 2013 in October,  another 48-hour Open BIM* event testing the online collaborative and interoperability capabilities of international design teams and their tools. After supporting three events in its home city, the London-HQed SaaS construction collaboration …

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Sep 17 2012

Collaboration vendors invite votes, and Eneo pitches in

With London Social Media Week fast approaching, I worked late one night last week sorting out the crowd-sourced nominations for the second running of the Be2Awards, which are being held at London’s Building Centre on the afternoon Wednesday 26 September (register here). As with the first running of the Awards last year, the winners are …

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Nov 22 2011

CTSpace name to disappear

The latest change of ownership of CTSpace – whose software portfolio includes Software-as-a-Service and on-premise construction collaboration technologies – saw the company disposed of by Lyon, France-based Sword Group and acquired by IDOX last week (see IDOX acquires CTSpace for £11.6m cash). Some reports suggest this will mean the disappearance of the CTSpace brand as it …

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Nov 15 2011

IDOX acquires CTSpace for £11.6m cash

A tweet from a former colleague alerted me to it, and it was confirmed when I looked at my TweetDeck search column: “IDOX … announces the acquisition of CTSpace for £11.6m cash.” Sword-CTSpace was a subsidiary of the France-based Sword group (acquisition in December 2007) offering a combination of both on-premise and Software-as-a-Service construction collaboration …

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