Tag Archive: SmartBuilder

Jul 18 2014

SmartBuilder founder reflects on UK mobile AEC market

While writing about SmartBuilder‘s closure earlier this week, I was engaged in an email exchange with the company’s founder and CEO Peter Daly about the challenges of promoting mobile applications in the UK construction market. Here he reflects on his experience over the past four years. What are the factors in construction adoption of mobile …

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Jul 16 2014

SmartBuilder and Woobius close down

Late last month I learned that Dublin, Ireland-based Android mobile construction application developer SmartBuilder was closing down. A brief message to me from founder and CEO Peter Daly explained “Despite the promise of the new app we have been unable to source additional funding.” It appears that the company’s May 2014 effort to rename and reposition itself …

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May 19 2014

Plan2Finish marks new step for SmartBuilder

After four years of trying to crack the UK and Irish market with an Android-based construction defects management (aka ‘snagging’ or ‘punchlist’) application, Dublin-based Smartbuilder has launched a new Android application under a new name and website, Plan2Finish, and has also set up shop in the USA. On Friday it announced the launch of its …

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Jun 28 2011

Android-based Smartbuilder1 launched

Almost a year ago, I wrote about Dublin-based software developer SmartBuilder Software after managing director Peter Daly and I met up and discussed construction collaboration technologies and mobile solutions. At the time, he was developing his first iPhone application, but I later learned that he had decided not to continue developing on the Apple platform. Instead he …

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Mar 21 2011

Aconex to launch iPhone app in April

Australia-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex will be launching its first iPhone application next month (April 2011). A short note on its support page about release 10.2, says: Coming Soon – Aconex Mobile Now Aconex goes everywhere you go. We’re pleased to announce the launch of Aconex Mobile (for iPhone®) in April. Very soon …

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Dec 01 2010

BuildItLive.com targets iPad collaborators

Over the past year or so, I’ve talked several times about iPhone applications and collaboration in the architecture, engineering and construction, AEC, space. I have seen prototype stand-alone products developed purely for the iPhone (eg: Smartbuilder – post), but most tools have been developed by existing construction collaboration technology providers and extend their platforms to …

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Aug 20 2010

Asite’s Appbuilder and Platform-as-a-Service

UK-based construction collaboration software developer Asite is looking to emulate Salesforce‘s Force.com Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering by creating a platform to host construction-related applications built using its Appbuilder development framework. This is the latest development in the competitive world of construction collaboration technology, but is likely to be quickly emulated by Asite’s key rivals. Background Ten …

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