Opinion

How cloud computing supports the sharing of structural expertise

The concept of software as a service boasts a lot of benefits to users, such as ongoing technical support, but can structural engineering SaaS providers go further?

BIM News

ManufactOn secures investment from Brick & Mortar Ventures, Autodesk, & WND Ventures.

Boston area startup ManufactOn announced today the close of its Series A investment round in which it raised $2.5 million.

BIM News

Open data, BIM and the Semantic Web

‘Semantic web’ technologies potentially expand the richness of data made available to built asset decision-makers. UK SaaS collaboration vendor GroupBC is leading progressive thinking in this field.

Reviews

Oumy – record your BIM model comment?

One-time Kalexo founder Hannes Marais has created a new visual communication tool for creative people, Oumy, which, if integrated into other collaboration platforms, could accelerate idea-sharing.

BIM News

Panzura pitching to UK BIM users

Panzura is seeking to raise its UK construction profile, but needs to understand the BIM opportunity. Meanwhile, Google lurks …

Opinion

More mobile, BIMaaS, ‘Big data’ and M&A?

Paul Wilkinson dusts off the ExtranetEvolution crystal ball to see what 2015 might bring: more mobile collaboration, BIM-as-a-service and ‘Big Data’, maybe.

BIM News

Business Collaborator BIM 1.0 released

Newly independent Business Collaborator has announced the latest release, v6.3, of its core Software-as-a-Service, and its first BIM module, including a “state of the art” model viewer.