Tag Archive: software

May 23 2014

4Projects: the future is cloud-based everything

Now dubbed 4Projects by Viewpoint, the collaboration solution is spearheading wider adoption of SaaS across the Viewpoint portfolio. I attended most of the second day of the 4Projects user conference in Newcastle yesterday (Thursday), hoping to hear more about the parent company Viewpoint Construction Software’s plans for its locally-based UK Software-as-a-Service construction collaboration vendor subsidiary. I wasn’t …

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Feb 07 2014

Another Viewpoint US acquisition

I have been tracking events at  US ERP vendor Viewpoint Construction Software since its first public expressions of interest in the SaaS construction collaboration sector in February 2012, through its purchase of enterprise content management software provider Construction Imaging in May 2012 (post) to its acquisition of UK SaaS provider 4Projects a year later. The latest …

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Sep 03 2010

ICT 4 Construction conference, 28 October 2010

Through a link in an article on Wikipedia (hardly the most obvious place to market an event but it worked for me!), I learned about a forthcoming London conference on construction and ICT. Being held on Thursday 28 October at Central Hall in Westminster, ICT 4 Construction is sponsored by AceCAD, with Constructing Excellence is …

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Apr 22 2010

Thoughts on those Australian AEC software start-ups

It is apparently no coincidence that I had enough material to write three consecutive blog posts this week about Australian software businesses targeting the architecture, engineering and construction market. Sean Kaye, now back at Leighton Holdings as General Manager, Group Strategic IT after a stint as CEO of its Incite subsidiary, sent me an email …

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Apr 13 2007

ex-Graphisoft execs establish Vico

As previously mentioned, the BIW office in Woking is in a building which also houses software business Graphisoft – no, make that “housed”. Graphisoft… some of the firm’s executives have now set up a new business, Vico Software, having acquired the Graphisoft Virtual Construction product line following the December 2006 acquisition of Graphisoft by Nemetschek. Now, 21-25 …

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