Tag Archive: San Francisco

Jun 18 2014

Plangrid pushes simplicity

San-Francisco-based Plangrid is targeting the simple mobile plan-sharing needs of site-based staff, but expanding functionality. Another player in the mobile construction collaboration market in the US is San Francisco, California-based Plangrid. I received an email late last month from PlanGrid’s chief technology officer Ralph Gootee (a former Pixar Animation Studios software engineer) telling me about the …

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May 26 2011

That Bricsnet embezzlement case – update

The Bricsnet embezzlement case I wrote about in January is nearing resolution. At the time, my understanding of the case was mainly based on some outdated and fairly lurid local reporting in California, but the facts have now been heard in court. An eight-day jury trial – United States of America v. Ethan Farid Jinian …

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Mar 28 2011

Aconex looking for SF-based senior VP, sales and marketing

For a few idle minutes on Friday, I started contemplating a move to California –Australia-based construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex had just advertised an attractive sales and marketing role based in San Francisco (see LinkedIn jobs). Reality then kicked in (I have a business, wife and kids in the UK), but for the right person, …

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Jan 21 2011

That Bricsnet embezzlement case….

Embezzlement allegations against former Bricsnet CEO Ethan Farid Jinian will be discussed in a San Francisco court next month. Following an email from a reader, I notice that it’s well over a year since I last wrote about the indictment in California of former Bricsnet CEO Ethan Farid Jinian on embezzlement charges (see November 2009 …

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Jan 14 2011

Bricsnet raises $10m

Latest investment round brings total invested in Bricsnet to over $65m. This week, Bricsnet announced that it had completed of a US$10 million capital increase. The company, which describes itself as “a leading provider of technology solutions for Integrated Workplace Management – including real estate, facility and project management”, completed the investment round last month. …

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Sep 27 2010

KA Connect 2011

Having recently registered to attend ICT4Construction on 28 October (post) – the first construction collaboration-specific conference in the UK, I think, since the NCCTP conference in November 2005 (post) – I have just received notification of a similar event in the USA. As a follow-up to the KA Connect AEC knowledge and information management event …

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Jan 18 2010

The Bricsnet interview

Having been impressed by Bricsnet‘s marketing during the dot.com boom years, I followed developments sporadically (mainly because the ProjectCenter extranet product was not heavily marketed in the UK), and have only mentioned the company in this blog a handful of times over the past four years – most recently last November (posts here and here). …

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Aug 12 2009

This is the Knowledge Architecture Blog of the week!

I received an email this morning from Chris Parsons, founder of San Francisco-based IT consultancy Knowledge Architecture, telling me that ExtranetEvolution.com was KA’s Blog of Week – read his kind words about my blog here. The first KA Blog of the Week was another favourite of mine, often cited: Lachmi Khemlani’s AECbytes. Knowledge Architecture leverages …

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