Tag Archive: Newcastle

Mar 18 2016

Go-Cam video snagging

Live-streaming video reports from site – Go-Cam looked interesting but ultimately disappointed.  Mobile apps for construction snagging (aka: punchlisting, quality control, etc) have become common, taking advantage of smartphones’ and tablets’ in-built cameras to include a photograph of the defect as part of the report. A new app takes this one stage further, and suggests …

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Oct 08 2015

4Projects’ revenues up 21% in 2014

SaaS construction collaboration vendor 4Projects grew its revenues 21% in the year ending 31 December 2014, but also reported the business’s first significant loss. The Newcastle, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects (now Viewpoint for Projects) grew its revenues 21.5% in the year ending 31 December 2014. The UK subsidiary of Portland, Oregon, US-based …

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Dec 02 2014

Viewpoint’s 4Projects acquires MCS Priority1

Viewpoint subsidiary 4Projects expands its mobile functionality by acquiring ‘best-in-class’ Mobile Computing Solutions Priority1. 4Projects, the Newcastle, UK-based SaaS construction collaboration subsidiary of Viewpoint Construction Software, has acquired, for an undisclosed amount, Swansea-based construction mobile technology specialist Mobile Computing Systems, developer of the Priority1 site solution. The acquisition was announced to staff and customers yesterday …

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Oct 01 2014

Specifiedby’s Beta advanced product search

Specifiedby continues to develop its construction product selection tools, testing an advanced product search tool to help specifiers find exactly the product and associated information they need. I met Darren Lester, CEO of Specifiedby, on Monday for a quick lunchtime beer in London. He gave me an update on how the platform had moved forward …

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Mar 11 2014

Alun Baker is new 4Projects MD

Viewpoint Construction Software company 4Projects has appointed Alun Baker as the new managing director of its EMEA region with effect from 10 March. Reporting to Viewpoint president Jim Paulson, Baker takes on the permanent role at the SaaS construction collaboration technology provider previously filled, on an interim basis, by Steve Spark and before that by the …

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Jan 31 2014

4Projects opens Newcastle HQ

In March last year, I visited the head office of SaaS construction collaboration specialist 4Projects in a Sunderland business park, and heard that, following the company’s February 2013 acquisition by US-based ERP vendor Viewpoint, it was also moving forward with a plan to move to new offices in central Newcastle-upon-Tyne, some 13 miles further north …

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Jan 10 2014

4Projects is recruiting

SaaS construction collaboration vendor 4Projects has been busy recruiting new people to its UK-based operation over the past 11 months or so, following its acquisition by US ERP provider Viewpoint in February 2013. Much of the investment to date has been in strengthening the software development team, and the latest changes see Richard Pavey, formerly …

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Nov 24 2009

Collabor8 online

This year I have written about several low-cost, even no-cost, collaboration solutions that might be used by businesses in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry (eg: Glasscubes, e-Grou, Incite Toolbox, ShowDocument, drop.io, Clouds UK, Woobius, Colaab). Even the deepest recession that most AEC professionals can remember has not deterred people from launching new solutions. …

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