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Oct 05 2015

1 In 5 Aussies think stormy weather affects cloud computing

A news release just in from Servers Australia suggests Australians are still confused about cloud computing. While the notion of cloud computing (Wikipedia) has been around for decades, its use in the context of on-demand access to computer resources is around 20 years old, but it clearly has yet to be commonly understood. Using Google consumer …

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Mar 02 2015

KA’s Knowledge Management Survey

Chris Parsons, CEO and founder of US-based Knowledge Architecture, provider of AEC intranet solutions and organiser of the annual US conference, KA Connect (post) – 2015’s is in San Francisco in May – is running a knowledge management survey. He writes: We believe this survey is the first of its kind and is the logical next …

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Oct 20 2014

State of the (mobile) nation

Next week I will be attending the two-day COMIT/Fiatech conference at The Crystal in London’s Docklands (30-31 October 2014 – see previous post). COMIT’s previous conferences have seen a lot of content crammed into a single day, but this year’s builds on Fiatech’s successful European Summit and the two-day joint event will allow consideration of a …

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Feb 19 2013

Construction project management survey

Derek Singleton of Texas-based Software Advice has been in contact regarding a construction project management survey he is hosting (sponsored by Viewpoint, Procore, Prolog and PASKR), with the objective of developing a benchmark report next month (March). All industry professionals who participate will be entered into a raffle to win an iPad mini. The survey …

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Dec 15 2010

See Howzee

Howzee offers a hyper-local service to manage the tenant/property management communication challenge at an individual block level. Alongside my main focus on ICT tools to help teams deliver construction projects, I have also taken an interest in how ICT tools can be used to help manage completed buildings or other assets. This includes online facilities …

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Mar 30 2009

This week, UK SMEs embrace the cloud during recession

There have been some conflicting survey findings recently regarding the attractiveness (or otherwise) of cloud computing during an economic downturn. Just last week, we had news of an Avanade survey that showed businesses to be risk-averse and avoiding cloud computing. This week, “cloud vendor” Gooroo says – not surprisingly – that UK small businesses “will …

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Feb 16 2009

Testing times for AEC IT magazines?

I spoke at last week’s CIMCIG conference on marketing in the recession. Another speaker, Andy Cassie of CIB Communications, made a few predictions about the construction marketing environment, including a suggestion that one major construction title and one architecture title might disappear (I Twittered about this at the time and it apparently prompted some concern …

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Oct 15 2008

SMEs under-estimate connectivity issues of SaaS adoption

A survey of over 270 small/medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by EasyNet Connect (see PDF) shows that, while many are ready to embrace Software-as-a-Service, they are often ignoring connectivity and security issues: One in four respondents plan to move to cloud-based services or applications within two years, with around half (47%) expected to do so within five …

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Jun 25 2008

10 years after Egan: BIW survey

While Constructing Excellence is currently engaged with an online survey into what benefits (if any) have been experienced as a result of the 1998 Egan Report (see post) – BIW Technologies [my employer] has been doing the same, but via a telephone survey. The results are being published this week – and have already been …

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Jun 04 2008

Autodesk UK house-building research

The latest Autodesk UK press release claims an independent survey it commissioned reveals that IT – and construction collaboration technologies, in particular – will be the key to the success of the UK house-building industry (a sector currently plagued by a host of uncertainties, not least a dramatic drop in demand – see Brian Green’s …

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