Tag Archive: Newforma Project Center

Sep 05 2016

Newforma gets connected

Jim Forester (Newforma)

Silos (both company and IT) have long inhibited collaboration in construction. Newforma’s ‘Connector’ strategy seeks to break them down. I recently wrote (16 August: Newforma now playing cloud catch-up?) about Newforma’s Cloud Services initiative, which has seen the vendor expand its extranet-type capabilities, complementing its original core on-premise, behind-the-firewall application. I spoke last Thursday to Newforma CEO …

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Feb 26 2013

M-Six VEO launched

M-Six logo

Offered as both a Software-as-a-Service and on-premise solution, M-Six’s VEO BIM application doesn’t yet compete with document and project management platforms, but it may do one day…. At last October’s Newforma user conference in London (post), I first heard about Oregon, US-based M-Six‘s VEO platform (with Newforma Project Center, this enabled a building information model to be …

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Oct 15 2012

BIM, SaaS and mobile driving Newforma developments

Ian Howell

Once scathing of the attractions of Software-as-a-Service, Newforma is now actively embracing the cloud, SaaS, BIM and mobile, and eyeing potential social media ideas for future product development. Last week I learned more about Newforma, developer of the enterprise-based Newforma Project Center application and now a recent entrant to the Software-as-a-Service collaboration space with its …

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Aug 17 2009

Newforma targets the UK

On the same day last week that I swapped emails with Knowledge Architecture’s Chris Parsons (see post), I read in AECcafe.com that New Hampshire, USA-based AEC software vendor Newforma was forming a user community in the UK (see Newforma Users Form Community in United Kingdom). Newforma hired former Excitech executive Tim Bates as a new …

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Aug 12 2009

This is the Knowledge Architecture Blog of the week!

I received an email this morning from Chris Parsons, founder of San Francisco-based IT consultancy Knowledge Architecture, telling me that ExtranetEvolution.com was KA’s Blog of Week – read his kind words about my blog here. The first KA Blog of the Week was another favourite of mine, often cited: Lachmi Khemlani’s AECbytes. Knowledge Architecture leverages …

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Dec 17 2008

Running the AEC IT function

There is an interesting article in the latest AECbytes in which Linda Letourneau, director of technology at US-based planning and design practice LandDesign, describes how she achieved a turnaround in user satisfaction in her firm after implementing better technologies and changing the focus of its IT group. Her starting point was to recognise that the …

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