Tag Archive: Cloud

Nov 26 2015

BIM and data security

It is easy to get preoccupied with data security. After all, hardly a week goes by without media stories of security breaches, lost devices, hacked websites, stolen identities, etc.  It can be tempting to insist that all information should be locked down by default and only shared when necessary.

In the paper-based world this was …

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Jun 04 2014

Integrated Project Control – A Primer

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What is Integrated Project Control?

If you’ve never heard of Integrated Project Control, or aren’t sure what it is, a good place to start is with an example.  Building the Olympic Village for the London 2012 Summer Olympics was a complex undertaking; a series of buildings and facilities to accommodate 10, 500 athletes, support teams …

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May 28 2014

Asia market focus – An interview with CONJECT’s Jörg Hahn

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This week we spoke with regional manager Jörg Hahn who looks after CONJECT’s customers in Asia.

CONJECT blog: Asia is a fast-growing region for CONJECT, can you tell us more about the current state of the market?
Jörg Hahn: CONJECT has maintained a presence in Asia for a number of years. We support projects in countries …

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Dec 20 2013

EVM explained

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We have talked about earned value management (EVM) several times recently, starting with the launch of our SaaS-based EVM capability last month, and a look at the history of the discipline. But how does EVM work?

Many consultants will seek to blind you with science, but the approach is relatively straightforward, particularly if you compare …

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Jan 31 2013

How important is data security when looking to the cloud?

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When we meet and discuss the outline requirements of an asset owner or contractor about using our systems to support their
Plan-Build-Operate activities, we find that the majority of customers place a high value on matters relating to data security.

By design, collaboration platforms bring together project teams from different locations and …

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Dec 21 2012

How can software help reduce construction carbon emissions?

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According to a 2010 report by the UK Government ”The amount of CO2e emissions that construction can influence is significant, accounting for almost 47% of total CO2e emissions of the UK”. With Governments across the globe stimulating economic recovery through investment and invigoration of capital infrastructure projects, the inevitable outcome of such activity is an increase in carbon emissions. Therefore it …

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Sep 03 2012

Mace manages costs “in the cloud” with CONJECT

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London, UK-based construction consultancy Mace is managing its project costs “in the cloud”, having switched from in-house cost management applications to adopt a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution from CONJECT (see this Construction Enquirer article).

Need for flexibility

Mace switched as efforts to maintain and update its existing in-house platform became more expensive. The company’s workload was expanding …

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