Tag Archive: SharePoint

Oct 06 2014

Sitedesk targets mobile BIM market

Sitedesk is a new name in the BIM and collaboration world, marketing a mobile solution that has just been adopted for a Balfour Beatty coastal defence project. Wyre Council in Lancashire has selected collaboration technology from a Manchester-based company Sitedesk to support Level 2 building information modelling (BIM) during a five-year contract to construct and …

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Oct 02 2014

NoteVault extends daily reporting reach

NoteVault is a California-based developer of mobile daily reporting technologies for the US construction industry, growing its market partly through a solution integration strategy. One of the first major acquisitions in the SaaS construction collaboration sector was Autodesk’s $46m purchase of Constructware in February 2006 (post). Competitors’ fears that the powerful workflow features of Constructware would …

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Jul 17 2014

Newforma releases v11 of Project Center

Newforma, the New Hampshire, US-based project information management (PIM) software company that offers a combination of on-premise and cloud-based document collaboration functionality, has released the 11th edition of its internally-hosted Newforma Project Center platform, offering greater integration with enterprise cloud storage platforms. Highlights in this release include: support for popular cloud storage providers, Box and Dropbox …

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Apr 28 2014

M-Files – bridging the SaaS vs on-premise ECM divide

A generic ECM provider with AEC expertise, M-Files aims to help organisations wanting the best of both SaaS and on-premise hosting worlds. Over the past few years I’ve seen various generic enterprise content management (ECM) systems target the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector. When Software-as-a-Service (SaaS – though then known as ASP: application service …

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Mar 07 2014

Ecobuild encounters

Ecobuild: where 4Projects talked about an Open API to share BIM data, and I got on the samepage with Kerio.  The annual Ecobuild UK construction trade show marked its 10th anniversary this week (I’ve been to them all, I think) and now takes place at London’s ExCEL (giving me my annual – only – excuse to …

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Jul 24 2013

TeamBinder builds well-integrated SaaS solution

QA Software’s SaaS platform TeamBinder is attractive to Australian and SE Asian construction customers for its intuitive interface and easy integration with common Microsoft tools. Melbourne, Australia-based QA Software has been promoting collaboration software since the mid-1990s, building on a track record of providing local area network, LAN-based, drawing and correspondence management and materials management …

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Mar 26 2013

TransBit Technologies develops RoBOTic Document Control Assistants

Could ‘intelligent’ software programs revolutionise hitherto laborious document control processes? I was recently contacted by Ritesh Tripathi of TransBit Technologies, a software development company based in Hyderabad in India. Its lead product, CollabWrite, is a web-based enterprise content management system which he says is used extensively to capture project records and automate workflows among the multiple …

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Dec 19 2012

Thru: enterprise-level file transfer platform

Over the past decade or more, I have heard numerous construction people say they don’t really need to collaborate upon a document or drawing, they just need to share it quickly and securely with a colleague. For them, FTP (file transfer protocol) used to be an option; more recently, generic cloud-based storage such as DropBox …

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Jan 06 2012

Simple AEC collaboration, plus administration?

Two emails arrived overnight: one from a generic collaboration provider and one from a small construction micro-business looking for a low-cost SaaS-based project delivery solution that could be used to manage numerous small domestic projects and support all the back-office, contact management, time-sheet and project accounting needs of the business. As I read this second …

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Oct 21 2011

Aconex launches partner programme

Last week (Aconex invests in north American sales effort), I mentioned that, Aconex, the Australian SaaS construction collaboration technology provider has been developing a partner programme to help it extend its (already quite extensive) international reach. The Aconex Partner Progam webpage went live on Monday, and – in addition to Tidefall – details six other …

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