Steve Cooper

Author's details

Name: Steve Cooper
Date registered: 3 September 2012
URL: http://conject.com

Biography

Steve Cooper is Managing Director of Conject Ltd. He has spent over 25 years within the construction and engineering software markets, successfully running sales and marketing teams. He spent a number of years at SAP within their E&C practice, set up and managed a distribution channel in Asia Pacific for a division of Misys and ran a sales and marketing team within CSB COINS. In 2000 he gained an MBA from Henley Management College.

Latest posts

  1. Beyond the Common Data Environment — 13 November 2015
  2. What next for BIM in the Middle East? — 23 July 2015
  3. CONJECT Christmas 2014 — 18 December 2014
  4. 2014 construction, real estate and infrastructure industry roundup — 10 December 2014
  5. Megaprojects: Mega-challenges for project controls — 15 October 2014

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Nov 13 2015

Beyond the Common Data Environment

Common Data Environment

Document and drawing management have long been the core offering of extranets/collaboration platforms such as CONJECT.  Over time the advent of BIM and the need to manage model files and associated data has led to the rise of the term Common Data Environment (CDE), which is a term the UK industry is becoming familiar with …

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Jul 23 2015

What next for BIM in the Middle East?

Views on the scope and role of BIM differ greatly around the world. In the UK it is being developed as a major disruption across all stages of the built asset lifecycle while in other markets it is just seen as a tool for designers, an extension of CAD, and in many more it will …

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Dec 18 2014

CONJECT Christmas 2014

Merry christmas postcard with cityscape background

We don’t like to talk about ourselves too much on this blog, but as this is the last last post of 2014 it’s an opportunity to look back at how the year has gone for CONJECT and our clients.

The UK has been very buoyant across the year with a mixture of new orders from …

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Dec 10 2014

2014 construction, real estate and infrastructure industry roundup

UK Construction 2014

As we near the end of 2014, it is worth reflecting on the advances we’ve seen in the UK construction, real estate and infrastructure sector during the year, covering both technology and market changes.

Information Technology becomes integral to the construction sector?

If you work in the UK construction industry, the conversation has been …

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Oct 15 2014

Megaprojects: Mega-challenges for project controls

East Village

Few projects proceed like clockwork and it is probably fair to say that the bigger and more complex the project, the more likely the project team is to encounter problems. In pursuit of control over big projects, the take-up of SaaS construction collaboration platforms has flourished.

Project Controls in normal projects

Teams working on small …

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Sep 10 2014

Making sense of “Big Data” in the built environment

Big Data Structures

In our previous ‘Big Data’ article, we introduced the concept, looked at how huge volumes of data might be interrogated, and touched briefly on how this might affect the built environment.  “Big Data” is clearly going to be an emerging challenge for owners and operators of multiple built assets and from those looking at how these assets …

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Sep 05 2014

National Grid deal reinforces CONJECT’s success in infrastructure

Electricity Grid

Earlier this week we announced that National Grid plc has selected CONJECT to administer construction contracts supporting a UK wide framework of gas & electricity projects.

National Grid has joined a group of customers who use CONJECT to plan, build and operate infrastructure and utility assets in the UK, across Europe and in North America …

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Aug 28 2014

Are asset owners and the construction industry really ready for ‘Big Data’?

Big Data

While the management and IT press are talking energetically and knowledgeably about ‘Big Data’, it is a term that is less well understood and less frequently discussed in construction circles. This may, in part, be due to the current fascination with building information modelling (BIM) where the design and construction of built assets is increasingly being …

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Jul 30 2014

Are you ready for Soft Landings?

Controlling Cost

Recently we have noticed an increase in the number of UK construction projects being procured in line with Soft Landings principles.

Soft Landings is a framework, created by BSRIA and the Usable Buildings Trust.  It proposes that a Construction Client is more actively involved throughout the planning, design and construction phases and into what for …

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Jul 23 2014

The role of PAS1192-3 in optimising asset management

PAS1192-3 Cover

PAS1192-3 came into effect on 31st March 2014.  What does it mean for an industry already having difficulty getting to grips with the application of BIM and soft landings?  Also, what is the difference between PAS1192-3 and PAS1192-2?

These are the questions this post seeks to address.

What is the importance of a PAS document?

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