Ape Mobile expands internationally

Extranet Evolution

Australian startup APE Mobile is spreading its wings internationally, looking to grow a US-based sales team and maybe add a London office in the future. APE Mobile targeting Europe.

More mobile AEC tools

Extranet Evolution

The mobile construction app market continues to grow, with tools to complement desktop construction software, and low-cost form management apps for SMEs. The increasing ubiquity of mobile devices continues to prompt new startups to target the construction market with applications.

24OnOff makes time management mobile

Extranet Evolution

AEC Business/Financial Collaboration Mobile People issues SaaS Vendors 24onoff Construction London mobile Norway project management Software-as-a-Service time sheets Trondheim UK

Benefits of Construction Mobile Apps

Construction Marketing Blog

One benefit that is often overlooked however is using mobile devices to reduce reliance on paper forms and manual processes. Mobile business apps are more accessible to businesses than ever. Now, even small firms can afford to construct and implement mobile apps into their business.

You Can't Improve Construction Safety from Inside a Filing Cabinet

How mobile technology can mitigate risk, save money, and provide a competitive advantage

Simple mobile reporting via SiteReportPro

Extranet Evolution

A very recent addition to the growing market for mobile site reporting apps is Site Report Pro , developed by Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK-based Pipe Flow Software (aka Daxesoft Ltd).

Mobile-first Raken builds its niche

Extranet Evolution

US-based Raken is one of a recent generation of mobile-first construction software developers seeking to automate manual onsite reporting and monitoring tasks, and says it differentiates itself by its deep niche functionality.

Checkd mobile checked out

Extranet Evolution

Checkd is a mobile/SaaS construction application incorporating QR codes into its toolset, and attracting customers in its local Norwegian market. As befits a system developed on a mobile-first philosophy, Tom-Erik showed me the mobile front-end first.

ConstructPM talks up mobile tech

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I talked to the mobile-first construction project management app business in late December 2015 when it was working with early adopter customer ISG. AEC Business/Financial Collaboration Marketing Mobile ROI/benefits Vendors architecture Broadgate Construct.pm

Construct.pm delivers mobile project management

Extranet Evolution

provides some real-time messaging alongside its core mobile construction project management workflow tools, and offers far more than the usual snagging tools. London-based Construct.pm

Trimble enhances cloud and mobile tech

Extranet Evolution

Trimble expands its mixed reality, mobile and cloud collaboration capabilities. Segment manager Marcel Broekmaat said: “The unfortunate fallout from the recent explosion of mobile apps for construction has been the creation of data silos.

A mobile Site Diary – at a price!

Extranet Evolution

Script and Go’s Site Diary complements a mobile-first construction project management application but the suite is not competitively priced compared to others. Since the 2007 advent of smartphones and the later launch of tablet products, the number of mobile applications designed for construction has grown and grown. Script&Go already offers a mobile-first construction project management application BatiScript , which can be accessed by tablet, laptop or smartphone.

What's New In Mobile?

ProCore

Over the last year, our mobile team has dedicated all of their time to making our Android and iOS apps the best in the business. mobile ios software update mobile construction app android

Idox launches mobile Building Control app

Extranet Evolution

Constant intelligence – obtain case details even when mobile, take photos which automatically upload to your DMS, and view and sort all inspections on a map. AEC Business/Financial Functionality Marketing Mobile SaaS Vendors Building Control Idox McLaren Software mobile UK

CADBeam eyes mobile construction, adds scheduling

Extranet Evolution

London-based, but French-accented, CADBEAM has a mobile-first approach that embraces construction programme management.

Zutec: desktop, mobile and even the “internet of things”

Extranet Evolution

Dublin, Ireland-based mobile construction technology provider Zutec exhibited at two London events I recently attended: the Digital Construction Week show in October ( post ) and Construct IT for Business’s “Future of BIM” conference ( post ). Mobile tools.

ConjectMI – mobile inspections – launched

Extranet Evolution

For example, Mobile Computing Solutions’ Priority1 is a mature UK product that started out as a PDA solution and has been progressively updated to today’s Android tablet application, backed with a Software-as-a-Service reporting and workflow management backend (see MCS Priority1 working with 4Projects post). “The UK’s first fully integrated enterprise-level solution for defects and inspection processes” Or maybe not.

BIM = Better information mobility?

Extranet Evolution

A US survey suggests growing benefits of mobile information, but its respondents weren’t enthusing about mobile access to digital models. While some contractors ban mobile devices completely, he suggested there could be exceptions.

A quick mobile AEC catch-up

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Mobile-first SaaS construction collaboration vendors Cadbeam, Finalcad, Sherlayer, BaseStone and GenieBelt continue to compete for attention in the UK. The mobile-first SaaS business quietly launched its document management capabilities earlier this year.

Best Mobile Device Cases for Construction: Cases and Toughness Standards

ProCore

When you choose a case for your mobile device, you want it to be relevant to how you use it and where you use it. apple construction technology mobile android If you’re office-bound, and not terribly klutzy, you might choose a basic case, or none at all.

Mobile Website Marketing For Construction Brands

Construction Marketing Blog

Driven by meteoric growth in smart phones and tablets, mobile web is the next big marketing challenge. Mobile website conversions are the future for content delivery. The opportunities associated with creating a user-friendly mobile website for marketing cannot be ignored.

Newforma extends mobile and cloud functionality

Extranet Evolution

Newforma, once mainly known for its on-premise project information management, is extending its mobile and cloud construction collaboration offerings. Newforma Mobile apps.

More SaaS and mobile AEC apps

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eLogger.co.uk – Not to be confused with other eLogger products, this Sevenoaks, Kent, UK-based business specialises in an Android mobile solution for construction health and safety and facilities management. AEC BIM Business/Financial Functionality Marketing Mobile SaaS Vendors Web 2.0

APE Mobile closes Au$2m funding round

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In October 2014 I profiled APE Mobile , a Perth, Australia-based developer of a mobile application for the construction and natural resources industries. According to a news release sent to me by founder and CEO Matthew Edwards, APE Mobile was initially looking for Au$1.5m AEC Business/Financial Collaboration Marketing Mobile SaaS Vendors APE Mobile Australia Construction investment mobile Perth

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

Extranet Evolution

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. Mobile collaboration. I expect more mobile developments in 2015, perhaps with a particular focus on supporting BIM.

Finishline mobile reporting

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SmartBuilder founder reflects on UK mobile AEC market

Extranet Evolution

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.

State of the (mobile) nation

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First, as part of the build-up to the event, COMIT is helping with a nationwide survey by academics at Loughborough University, looking to establish “The state of the nation” regarding use of mobile technologies in construction (to help with the survey, click here ).

Latista adds mobile business intelligence

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I have mentioned US-based mobile construction solution provider Latista only occasionally since 2010, most recently in connection with its now parent Textura , who acquired the Virginia-based business in November 2013. Mobile BIM construction competition hotting up.

Get Employee Buy-In: Using Mobile Construction Technology for Time-Tracking

ProCore

construction technology manage employees mobile technologyThere is nothing worse than going over your expected budget when working on sensitive construction projects.

Procure launches free mobile drawing management app

Extranet Evolution

California, US-based SaaS construction application provider Procore Technologies has launched a free iOS and Android mobile drawing management application.

Need to Simplify Employee Timekeeping? Timesheet Mobile™ Nails It

Construction Marketing Blog

Timesheet Mobile TM sets itself apart in a few different ways. The Timesheet Mobile ™ GPS-enabled app also provides Geofence technology which alerts managers if employees punch in or out away from established job sites. Uncategorized Construction Mobile Timekeeping Software Timekeepin

Mobile Device Ownership: Company v Employee

ProCore

The ways for businesses to handle mobile device ownership continue to multiply. BYOD, or bring your own device, has been popular because employees want to use familiar devices and apps. They also like using one device for all their personal and business needs.

Harness Mobile Tech & Get Control Over Your Materials Problems

ProCore

Even today, there’s no substitute for staying on top of material orders and deliveries, but mobile technology is taking much of the tedium out of the process while reducing risks. construction technology construction materials mobile technology

Conject acquires AEC mobile specialist, Wapp6

Extranet Evolution

SaaS construction collaboration provider Conject acquires Paris-based mobile AEC app developer, Wapp6.

Bridgit adds mobile project insights

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Canada’s Bridgit is now offering more detailed reporting capabilities to support its mobile construction solution users.

Global Mobility | Not A Priority For Most Companies

Business Facilities Blog

Global mobility is a low priority for most companies, despite tangible benefits for business growth; consequently, 43% of companies do not have a global mobility strategy. Global Mobility | Not A Priority For Most Companies appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Three Reasons Mobile Apps Should Be a Part of Your Construction Operation

John Chaney

Mobile apps are significantly changing the way we go about our everyday business. If you’re a contractor and you’re not using mobile apps now, think about this — your competitors probably are. Here are three key reasons to go mobile: Construction Management with John Chaney

2014: year of AEC mobile?

Extranet Evolution

As we increasingly access data and application on the move, AEC SaaS vendors will need to embrace the mobile cloud more in 2014. The AEC shift to mobile devices has been less marked , though, partly due to questions about which platform(s) to support. More mobile.