Tag: mobile

Sep 03 2010

Corecon goes mobile too

In May 2010, I wrote about the launch of Corecon V7 in the US market. Like several other construction collaboration software vendors this year (some already launched – eg: Asite’s cMob, Unit4 – some impending – eg: CTSpace, Aconex), Corecon has just released a mobile product tailored for use on smartphones and tablet computers (see …

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Aug 20 2010

Asite’s Appbuilder and Platform-as-a-Service

UK-based construction collaboration software developer Asite is looking to emulate Salesforce‘s Force.com Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering by creating a platform to host construction-related applications built using its Appbuilder development framework. This is the latest development in the competitive world of construction collaboration technology, but is likely to be quickly emulated by Asite’s key rivals. Background Ten …

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Jul 20 2010

Site Clean-up iPhone app

Earlier this year I met up in London with Peter Daly, founder and MD of Dublin-based software developer SmartBuilder Software Ltd, and we talked about the future of construction collaboration technologies and about mobile solutions in particular. I recently met Peter again when he talked about his first iPhone application at the Be2camp East 2 …

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May 18 2010

Asite’s Spring release

UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor Asite has released an updated version of its platform. The Spring ’10 release went ‘live’ during the evening of Friday 14 May 2010, meaning all Asite users subsequently had access to new functionality (see PDF), including: Asite’s new cMOB interface (see previous post), including mobile-enabled versions of Asite Site Manager …

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Apr 20 2010

More mobile, more Australian

Having just blogged about Australian company Constrex and their Tender.ly application (post), I now find myself writing about another Australian company, All Over Geo, which is developing location-aware mobile solutions for use on-site on construction projects. The first solution is an iPhone app called Foreman’s Mate, aimed at improving safety and increasing productivity, and All …

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Apr 19 2010

Asite mobile solution launching soon

Asite‘s Paul Markovits has been blogging about the UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor’s forthcoming mobile solution, Asite cMob. A launch of this looks likely in the next couple of weeks, it seems.   This has been on the cards for several months, following a consultation process managed through the Asite community forum late last summer …

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Mar 24 2010

The end of the construction collaboration era?

  [This is a slightly expanded version of an article from my pwcom blog.] I am due to speak next Tuesday, 30 March at the Collaboration Cafe symposium at the Building Centre in London. The event is one of the final contributions to an ongoing research project being undertaken by Slider Studio and funded by …

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Mar 11 2010

Top 10 Construction IT trends

This is the original draft of an article I wrote that has just been published in the March 2010 issue of Construction Manager magazine (link to digital edition), alongside a bigger feature looking at the new generation of construction collaboration platforms (including Woobius, Collabor8online and SliderStudio‘s StickyWorld – all of which I’ve recently talked about …

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Mar 10 2010

Still keeping an Eye on Woobius

I met up with Bob Leung from Woobius a couple of times last week (including at the launch of StickyWorld‘s Collaboration Cafe at London’s Building Centre – pwcom post), and he updated me on progress with Woobius Eye (see post). Now honoured with its own website, the latest stage of Woobius Eye’s development was the …

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Feb 01 2010

Collabor8online: talking low-cost collaboration

I had a long telephone chat on Friday with Colin Barnes, founder of Collabor8online (see post), a little over two months since the construction collaboration solution’s UK launch. Colin explained that Collabor8online was very much targeted at the SME end of the market. “Recognising that for many businesses email is too messy and difficult to …

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