Tag Archive: ricsetendering.com

Nov 16 2012

RICS JCT Contract Administrator “no longer commercially viable”

In May 2011, I wrote about RICS Contract Administrator, a web-based service provided by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for managing JCT contract processes. At the time, the RICS told me take-up of the tool was mostly be small and medium-sized firms as larger firms tended to have other systems, and many users still apparently preferred …

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Jun 09 2010

Aconex streamlines bid and tender management process

Australia-based construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex has today issued a news release regarding a platform upgrade streamlining its bid and tender management processes for construction, infrastructure and energy projects. This was something that was mentioned briefly when I did a telephone interview with Aconex co-founder and General Manager of Product Rob Phillpot last November (see …

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Jan 30 2009

RICSe-tendering.com hardly used – not ‘baffling’

Building today reports that the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors‘ e-tendering system has been used only 50 times in the 15 months since its launch. The institution is said to be ‘baffled’; its executive director Joe Martin remarks: “never underestimate the power of inertia.” Drivers Jonas partner Mike Cuthbert is scornful of the RICS becoming …

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Oct 29 2007


Almost exactly two years after it published its own guidance note on electronic tendering (see my critique), the RICS has launched its own online tendering solution, imaginatively branded ricsetendering.com, with full-page advertisements in UK trade journal Building and banner ads on Building‘s website this month. The solution is run on the OGC framework platform provided by BravoSolution (part of …

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