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Aug 05 2016

Oracle building its construction offering

A Construction Index news story today about the Bank of England’s decision yesterday to reduce the central bank interest rate to 0.25% highlighted once again the UK construction industry’s poor record on prompt payment. It quotes the National Federation of Builders’s chief executive Richard Beresford: “The construction industry has the worst payment record of any …

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Jan 04 2016

Sypro CAM (not a webcam)

NEC3 software specialist Sypro Management has launched a new compliance and asset management application. Humberside, UK-based Sypro, best-known for its NEC3 contract change management Software-as-a-Service application (one of several competing in the NEC battleground, and a former software partner of Business Collaborator), launched a new product: Sypro Compliance & Asset Manager in late 2015. Sypro CAM is, …

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Jul 09 2015

‘Hammers’ nominations open

Nominations have opened for the 10th running of the Construction Computing Awards, also known as the ‘Hammers’. You have until 4 September to make your online nominations. Nine of the 24 award categories require submission of a written entry that will be judged; 14 categories will continue to involve online voting; and a final category is …

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Oct 01 2013

Sypro sets up in south-east Asia

Yorkshire, UK-based construction contract change management Software-as-a-Service vendor Sypro has set up a Hong Kong subsidiary after winning a number of recent contracts in the region, according to a report this week on The Construction Index. Sypro Management Hong Kong Limited will have an office in the Wan Chai business district on Hong Kong Island, helping …

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Mar 21 2013

Unit4 BC: future is BIM and linked data

SaaS platform Business Collaborator is a key component in Unit4’s strategy to integrate its business software with BIM, using linked data to manage asset-related processes. I attended the Unit4 user 2013 user conference at the ICC in Birmingham last week, ostensibly to join the sessions devoted to its SaaS collaboration solution Business Collaborator, but – …

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Nov 28 2012

NEC3 contract management software offer

Have just received a gushing email promotion from NEC Contracts promoting the contract software management capabilities of its licensed content partners, SaaS construction collaboration platform vendors 4Projects and Conject (appointed almost two years ago). Apparently, “2012 has been a fantastic year” for NEC3 Contract management software from these partners, with “impressive usage and adoption in the UK and abroad” …

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Sep 18 2012

Asite heads list of collaboration vendors vying for Construction Computing Awards 2012

The shortlists for the 2012 Construction Computing Awards have been published, and reveal many familiar names vying for “Hammers” across equally familiar ranges of sometimes overlapping categories. Voting for the awards is now open (and will remain open until 8 November), the winners will be announced at a London event on 22 November, and London-based …

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Sep 11 2012

NBS Contracts survey mute on contract tools

Opportunity missed, I think, sums up my view of the findings from the the NBS National Construction Contracts and Law Survey 2012, at least so far as construction collaboration technologies are concerned. I was hoping that, following recent years’ growth in the use of web-based platforms to support project team communications – and contract administration …

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Jan 04 2012

Docia Deficiency List on Droid

During 2011, I enjoyed occasional contacts with Mads Bording, CEO of Denmark-based SaaS construction collaboration technology vendor Docia (aka ‘Byggeweb’ in the Nordic region), and we finally got to meet, very briefly, at November’s Construction Computing Awards dinner in London (post). The company has been following up with its promised mobile functionality (see May 2011 …

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Dec 02 2011

ActionHero business process management

Over the past few years, online document collaboration has become an increasingly normal part of the functionality supporting delivery of most significant construction projects. And almost as soon as people could share drawings and documents, they began creating simple processes to manage communications about these items: transmittals, change orders, requests for information, etc. Over time, …

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