Tag Archive: QR code

Jul 01 2015

Finalcad expands beyond France

Finalcad is a mobile-first construction application primarily focused on managing quality – but also with eyes on the BIM opportunity. Based near Paris and first launched in 2011, Finalcad is a mobile-first construction application primarily focused on managing quality. The company claims to be the only vendor in the mobile construction apps space covering all major mobile platforms with native apps …

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Jun 22 2015

City-Insights = asset insights

City-Insights potentially does more than ‘tell stories about places’ – as a mobile web tool, it could be used by construction and property professionals for a host of hyper-local internal and external communication purposes. The recent COMIT* community day, as usual, welcomed some new members and a few guests. Among the former was City-Insights, a young (c. …

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May 22 2014

Think Project! updates – and integrates

Munich-based SaaS construction collaboration vendor Think Project! has announced the forthcoming release of a new update to its web-based platform. The stand-out items for me are the integration features, underlining how sophisticated SaaS tools are increasingly being linked to other back-office enterprise systems, and not just by proprietary connections, to seamlessly share data between different …

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Jul 25 2013

Asite updates Adoddle

Almost exactly a year after it rebranded its core product, London-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider Asite this week announced availability of its summer release, Adoddle 16, which – according to the news release – includes some “hot new features”: Smartphone and tablet users can now directly check whether a printed (paper) drawing is the latest revision …

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Mar 21 2013

Unit4 BC: future is BIM and linked data

SaaS platform Business Collaborator is a key component in Unit4’s strategy to integrate its business software with BIM, using linked data to manage asset-related processes. I attended the Unit4 user 2013 user conference at the ICC in Birmingham last week, ostensibly to join the sessions devoted to its SaaS collaboration solution Business Collaborator, but – …

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Mar 11 2013

UNIT4 Business Software launches Business Collaborator 6.1

UNIT4 Business Software has today announced the launch of UNIT4 Business Collaborator (BC) 6.1, its web-based project collaboration software solution.  Key enhancements include: a public API enabling the secure integration of third party software provision of QR codes (for drawing version control, and for asset management) the ability to link to different file types quickly and easily, …

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Jan 15 2013

iExtranet from Paris-based oodrive

I had a demonstration of iExtranet, a competitively-priced SaaS building and construction solution from Paris-based cloud storage company oodrive.com, this morning. The company mainly provides back-up services and online file-sharing solutions, and the iExtranet platform, which also has a variant for use by businesses in the advertising market, is used by some well-known international contracting organisations …

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Jul 09 2012

Making QR codes more useful

In January this year, I wrote about ICON and its potential use of QR codes for asset management. One US-based company is already providing this service, I hear. Syed Ali, CEO of EZOfficeInventory, has been in contact, highlighting the value of a web-based delegated model where everyone plays a role in updating and verifying information on …

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Jun 13 2012

QR codes for landscape asset management – HisTREE.net

After writing about ICON and its use of QR codes for asset management in January, I have been contacted by Edmonton, Canada-based Art Maat, who runs two businesses deploying QR codes. HisTREE.net – as the name implies – is used by suppliers and by landscape, urban forest and parks managers to log details of trees …

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Apr 11 2012

Promoting the art and science of civil engineering – via Wikipedia

Feel your discipline isn’t covered well on Wikipedia? Not sure how to improve matters? Follow the ICE’s lead and start a campaign to deepen Wikipedia’s coverage of your profession, its people and projects. Building on my own interests in civil engineering, during the mid 2000s I wrote and edited many Wikipedia articles about tunnels, dams, …

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