Tag Archive: redundancies

Feb 18 2013

Aconex restructuring

Australian SaaS construction collaboration vendor Aconex is restructuring to reduce overheads at its Melbourne head office. Readers’ comments on previous blog posts, including one about Australian SaaS collaboration vendor Aconex and its 2012 annual results (Aconex growing revenues again), and – more recently – my reflections on the 4Projects acquisition got me looking at recent Aconex activities.* …

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Mar 31 2011

P45s at 4Projects

During my presentation at Friday’s ICT4Contruction event (post), I briefly mentioned 4Projects as an example of a construction collaboration technology vendor that had started to use social media, with a blog, TheSaaSHandbook.com, and an associated Twitter account. However, the blog has disappeared (visitors are now simply channelled to 4Projects’ home page), while the Twitter account …

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Nov 17 2009

“A tough year for BIW”

Duncan Mactear of 4Projects has forwarded me an article about [my former employer] BIW Technologies, published recently to subscribers to Megabuyte.com (an “invaluable source of market intelligence for IT companies, their advisers and investors providing in-depth coverage of the corporate and financial affairs of all of the UK’s leading listed and privately owned software & …

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Sep 03 2009

Good numbers from 4Projects

Latest results, for the 12 months up to 31 March 2009, show that UK-based construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects enjoyed its most successful year to date. According to the latest returns submitted to Companies House, revenues grew 24% to £5.502m (up from £4.420m in 2008 – see 4projects turnover up a third), while pre-tax profits …

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Jun 05 2009

Gloomy times for SaaS collaboration vendors

Today I have been hearing about redundancies among staff at one of the UK’s leading construction collaboration vendors. This news comes as no surprise. The writing has been on the wall for all the collaboration vendors since the credit crunch hit last year. Widespread project postponements and cancellations have led to corresponding reductions across the …

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May 15 2008

Downsizing at Constructing Excellence?

I have just received a members e-bulletin from UK construction membership organisation Constructing Excellence that has set alarm bells ringing. Headed “Constructing Excellence announces restructuring“, it says: Constructing Excellence has announced an organisational restructure to enable a sharper focus on its core business of delivering value to its membership. Over the last two years, Constructing …

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Dec 18 2006

CTSpace: initial redundancies

  According to a Growth Business article by Marc Barber, the merger of BuildOnline and Citadon to create CTSpace (see previous posts from here), will result in some redundancies. CEO Howard Koenig apparently “expects high-growth opportunities given the company now has a presence in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific”, and “acknowledges initial ‘redundant costs’ will hit as the company, …

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