Tag: NCCTP

Dec 13 2006

2006 – a strange year for extranets

As a PR professional, I always read Rachael Dalton-Taggart’s observations (on her blog PR, Marketing and the Business of CAD) with interest. While she writes from a US perspective and is mainly focused on the CAD sector, her views sometimes coincide with mine (UK-based, mainly concerned with web-based AEC collaboration tools). In her latest post, 2006 …

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Nov 24 2006

Construction Computing Show 2006

I have just spent two days at the Construction Computing Show at London’s Barbican Centre. BIW took a stand this year, taking advantage of an arrangement between the organisers and the IT Construction Forum whereby ITCF IT Partners could get space at a special rate. I also presented an ITCF seminar each day entitled The Extranet …

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Nov 02 2006

John Doyle on collaboration in CJ

UK Contractor John Doyle is the latest firm to feature in trade mag Contract Journal‘s profile series. Asked about the company’s use of project collaboration tools, Julian Brown, information systems manager says: “We regularly engage in various project-specific portals. We use tools such as the market leader BIW when working for Bovis, Asite when working for …

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Nov 02 2006

CIRIA changes

Via QSNews, I learnt yesterday that Tim Broyd is to step down as chief executive of CIRIA, and will be succeeded by Bill Healy. Both men have played a role in promoting construction collaboration technologies in the UK, having spoken at extranet conferences and, in Bill’s case, handled the affairs of the CIRIA-hosted NCCTP during …

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Oct 10 2006

Asite’s “major new developments”

Asite’s website has revealed the “major new development” announced at last week’s half-day conference (see previous post). It was two ‘new’ products: Asite Workspace and Asite Building Information Model (BIM). Asite Workspace is described in Asite’s press release as: “an entry level collaboration tool, addressing the concerns of the industry highlighted by the 2006 NCCTP …

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Sep 28 2006

Contract Journal feature on online collaboration

UK weekly Contract Journal has published a feature on online collaboration, written by Rebecca Froley. This mentions the findings of the NCCTP market research and links to the NCCTP website. Unfortunately, only half the NCCTP members are mentioned by name (no links or reference to two of the UK market’s major players BIW Technologies or Business …

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