Tag Archive: Sage

Feb 03 2012

ERP vendor Viewpoint viewing collaboration space

While not a household name in the European construction ERP market, Viewpoint is eyeing opportunities across the Atlantic and knows a thing or two about the collaboration space. “How come you dominate your marketplace and yet I’ve never heard of you?” – This was just one of the questions I asked Viewpoint Construction Software CEO Jay …

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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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May 06 2010

4Projects team expanding

I’ve just been reading a newspaper article (Software firm 4Projects continues with recruitment drive) about how UK construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects is expanding its team. The company has added nine employees to its 60-strong team since the end of 2009, and says it is likely to add as many again by the end of …

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Mar 25 2010

Union Square adds project accounting option to Workspace

Union Square Software and its Workspace product haven’t featured very often in this blog, partly because my main focus is on Software-as-a-Service applications for the construction sector, and Workspace tends to be hosted in its customers’ premises, with extranet-type functionality available as an option alongside its core intranet and email management capabilities. However, it’s worth …

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Dec 09 2009

4Projects and profitability

“We’re not always given credit for the consistent profitability we’ve achieved for a business that received no early start-up funding.” I recently met Steve Nelson, finance director of UK construction collaboration technology vendor 4Projects, to learn more about the history of the company, its funding and the 2007 management buy-out (MBO) – the meeting took …

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Dec 01 2009

Sage North America embraces project life-cycle management with BIW

Yesterday UK collaboration technology vendor BIW Technologies* announced that it had created a hosting infrastructure to support its clients in North America – a network that it expects to grow through a partnership with Sage Construction and Real Estate (Sage CRE). This BIW announcement has been forthcoming for a while, since it is exactly two …

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Nov 25 2009

SaaS to grow (again)

The Construction Software State of the Industry Report, produced by US-based firm Software Advice, is highlighting five trends (three of them upwards), relating to software buying habits, and suggests that the current recession makes Software-as-a-Service-based solutions even more attractive: Software as a Service is in the right place at the right time Software as a …

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