Tag Archive: Construction Computing

Nov 29 2010

Bentley takes Hammer for best use of social media

In September (Best use of Social Media?), I talked about the shortlisted companies in the running for Construction Computing magazine’s ‘Best use of social media‘ award at the Construction Computing Awards 2010. I highlighted the widely varying levels of social media adoption among the finalists, and gave my assessment of the Web 2.0 performance of the …

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Sep 25 2010

Avoiding date clashes

With others, I have used Doodle.com as a convenient way to agree dates for meetings – whether real-life or online chats via Skype – and there are times I wish event organisers would do something similar, but to avoid date clashes. As previously mentioned, I am attending the CIMCIG conference in London on 25 November. …

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Sep 17 2010

Best use of Social Media?

Last November I wrote about the Construction Computing Awards 2009, and suggested five reasons why we didn’t yet have an award for best use of Web 2.0 in construction. Well, it’s now a whole ten months later, the shortlists for the 2010 awards have just been announced, online voting has begun, and – I must …

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Nov 09 2009

Web 2.0 construction computing awards, anyone?

ConComputing homepage

Tomorrow (10 November) is the last day to register online votes for the Construction Computing Awards 2009, promoted by BTC, the UK-based publisher of Construction Computing, CADuser and other magazines. Back in August, when nominations opened I blogged on ExtranetEvolution.com about there being no category for Web 2.0 type applications. Since then, I have been …

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Nov 06 2009

Not all IT media people are Tweeting (yet)

Having worked in the IT sector of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) sector, it is only natural that I should look at how AEC-oriented IT companies and the publications that cover them use social media tools such as Twitter. For example, back in January I blogged about the how the main UK AEC publications …

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