We now have a panel of three leaders in the AEC IT space. Do not miss this FREE event! In our ongoing FREE educational luncheon events, we are excited to announce that Christian Burger, President Burger Consulting Group, an IT consulting firm based in Chicago, will be joining us to talk about his personal IT experiences, and the challenges that lay
Case Study: Torcon Increases Productivity with AEC Cloud Hosting The Problem: A Need for Reliable Reporting Capabilities Torcon is a builder that provides construction management and general contracting services to leading corporations and private institutions. With 175 employees and clients across the country and in Puerto Rico, the company needs to ensure that its employees
The Request for Information, Detailed Form (with Attachment) OBA is an Excel based form that enables users to create, read, update and delete the details of RFI records in Prolog Manager with the Attachment feature as an enhancement. Installation Requirements Operating System: Windows 7 (64 bit) / Windows 8.1 (64bit) Microsoft Office: Microsoft Office Professional
Just off the heels of McGraw Hills ENR Futuretech shindig here’s a few thoughts. I guess this is my 4th among 50 or so other conferences I’ve attended. If you haven’t been, I recommend it among the advertisement neutral events in the AEC industry. They have one on the West Coast and the East. If
I just attended the AGC national conference. That being as good a beginning as any to the 2013 conference season, we are off to another promising year of the AEC Industry adopting many new technologies. As buyers, vendors, consultants and industry pros sharpen their knowledge and plans of attack on each other, the NIST Cloud
The only word I may hear more than Cloud is Sharepoint. Much like the word Cloud, I find most people do not have a clear definition of what Sharepoint is. My general response to people that ask me what Sharepoint is? Sharepoint is one of the most well marketed commercial products ever. Most people know
Looks like my company & the AECCLoudBlog got picked up in a recent Constructech Article. TCG also made it into the Top 50 Companies earlier in the year. On top of that, we’ve been invited to speak on the vendor roundtable @ the Constructech Tech Day on October 5th. Come on out to the show.
The more conferences I attend, the more I realize people are unaware of the NIST definition of Cloud and how to apply it. Ironically, I hear a lot of smart folks talk about a lot of business and technology needs, and then treat Cloud as a marketing term, even apologizing for it’s use some times.
In a quick 6 months the AEC Tech Space has seen a few interesting acquisitions. Autodesk acquired Horizontal, Meridian Systems acquired Dimension 5, Viewpoint acquired Construction Imaging, Autodesk Acquired Vela Systems, and Trimble acquired WinEst and Tekla a bit back… Will this and the string of acquisitions before it begin to become more useful and
What about the future? Across all the license types discussed, they can all be easily cloud-ified by vendors providing a subscriptin license method that can fit within a cloud definition, in particular being scalable, adjustable from month to month, or incorporating resource pooling and multi-tenant capabilities. Some vendors have made efforts here, but most are