Tag Archive: Newforma Project Center

Sep 05 2016

Newforma gets connected

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

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

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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