Tag Archive: Peter Daly

Jul 18 2014

SmartBuilder founder reflects on UK mobile AEC market

While writing about SmartBuilder‘s closure earlier this week, I was engaged in an email exchange with the company’s founder and CEO Peter Daly about the challenges of promoting mobile applications in the UK construction market. Here he reflects on his experience over the past four years. What are the factors in construction adoption of mobile …

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May 19 2014

Plan2Finish marks new step for SmartBuilder

After four years of trying to crack the UK and Irish market with an Android-based construction defects management (aka ‘snagging’ or ‘punchlist’) application, Dublin-based Smartbuilder has launched a new Android application under a new name and website, Plan2Finish, and has also set up shop in the USA. On Friday it announced the launch of its …

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Mar 25 2013

Mobile surveying hotting up

Keep taking the tablets… more and more construction-oriented apps are being delivered on mobile devices. Last month, I wrote about SaaS specialist KyKloud and how it had extended beyond its initial focus on asset management to provide some powerful iPad-based mobile survey functionality. It’s not the only vendor looking at this market. In the past …

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Jun 28 2011

Android-based Smartbuilder1 launched

Almost a year ago, I wrote about Dublin-based software developer SmartBuilder Software after managing director Peter Daly and I met up and discussed construction collaboration technologies and mobile solutions. At the time, he was developing his first iPhone application, but I later learned that he had decided not to continue developing on the Apple platform. Instead he …

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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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