Tag Archive: RedSky IT

Jul 21 2016

Union Square acquired by Deltek

In an echo of an earlier US/UK acquisition in the construction IT space, ERP vendor Deltek has acquired UK project management software vendor Union Square. Mostly, ExtranetEvolution focuses on Software-as-a-Service solutions and related applications in the architecture, engineering and construction sector. However, I do keep an eye on vendors whose software solutions occasionally either compete …

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Sep 18 2012

Asite heads list of collaboration vendors vying for Construction Computing Awards 2012

The shortlists for the 2012 Construction Computing Awards have been published, and reveal many familiar names vying for “Hammers” across equally familiar ranges of sometimes overlapping categories. Voting for the awards is now open (and will remain open until 8 November), the winners will be announced at a London event on 22 November, and London-based …

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Sep 14 2011

Construction Computing Awards 2011

Awards season is approaching and once again it’s now time to vote online in the Construction Computing Awards 2011 (the Hammers). Most of the usual suspects are up for awards in the categories relating to collaboration, along with one or two new faces. ‘Document and Content Management Product of the Year‘ is being contested by …

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Apr 19 2011

Explorer acquires two Australian businesses

Vancouver, Canada-based Explorer Software has acquired two more construction software firms, both based in Australia: Adelaide-based CSSP and Adelaide/Sydney-based Kensington Computer Services (KCS), a CSSP reseller. Back in 2007, I blogged about Explorer’s acquisition of UK construction accounting software vendor RedSky IT (formerly Ramesys). These latest deals, for which no value was given, will also …

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Sep 16 2010

Construction Computing Awards 2010 voting begins

Voting for the 2010 Construction Computing Awards has opened, with 20 of the 24 categories to be decided by online votes, and four to be decided by a panel of judges – something of a departure from previous years’ practice. Of course, you’ve got to be in it to win it, and there are some …

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Jun 09 2010

Tradeshift launches in the UK

London: 1930hrs BST – Given that the construction industry is a sector dominated by the small- to medium-sized enterprise (SME), any application that can help the small business improve its efficiency has to be welcome. I am attending and live-blogging from the London launch of Tradeshift, a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) invoicing platform, originally of Danish origin, …

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Sep 22 2008

Construction Computing Awards 2008

Shortlists for online voting in 21 categories of the 2008 Construction Computing Awards (see post) have been announced, with several companies making it into the finals of multiple categories, including: Autodesk (12 categories), Causeway (eight), RedSky IT and the Content Group (six each), Bentley and Tekton (five each), and 4Projects, BIW Technologies [my employer], Graphisoft, …

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