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McLaren Software Appointed As Document Control Sponsor by Planning Planet
McLaren to sponsor the leading on-line project planning community

Houston Texas 31 January 2012 – McLaren Software and Planning Planet have concluded a sponsorship agreement to promote McLaren Software in the engineering document management and control sector.

Planning Planet (www.planningplanet.com) was formed in 2000 as an on-line community to be run by planners, for planners.  Planning Planet now has an objective to promote best practice and to support an international guild to develop a certification program for project planning professionals world-wide.  Now with over 45,000 members its global community is growing from strength to strength.

Recognizing the role and importance of document management and control in all aspects of safety, efficiency and compliance within a capital project Planning Planet have joined forces with McLaren Software.  McLaren Software, a subsidiary of Idox plc, are recognized leaders in enterprise scale and cloud based engineering document management and control software, supporting capital projects and asset operations in asset intensive industries including oil & gas, energy & utilities and process manufacturing.

Theo d’Orgee, Marketing & Strategy at Planning Planet.  “Planning Planet are delighted to welcome McLaren Software as a trade sponsor.  In McLaren Software, we have a market leader as a global sponsor of interest to our members who work for the largest capital delivery project vendors and owner operators in the world.”
About McLaren Software – Engineering Document Management & Control Applications
McLaren Software and CTSpace, both subsidiaries of IDOX plc, are merging to create the leading Cloud and Enterprise Scale Engineering Document Management and Control Solutions Company. McLaren solutions help owner operators and EPCs in asset intensive industries design, construct and operate safe, efficient and compliant plants and facilities. Operating in highly regulated industries all McLaren / CTSpace customers require the controlled and auditable, creation, approval and access to validated engineering documents and drawings.
Designed to support each stage of an asset lifecycle built-in industry best practice processes ensure that all users follow consistent engineering document management and control processes via familiar applications and user interfaces. www.mclarensoftware.com www.ctspace.com

About Planning Planet
Planning Planet is a website formed 12 years ago that has grown to be by far the worlds’ largest online community in Project Planning and Controls with members representing the largest companies in the World from industries such as, Oil and Gas, Construction, Transportation, Nuclear, etc. Numbering some 45,000 individual members Planning Planet has recently launched the GPC The Guild of Project Controls to set standards of Excellence in the Project Controls sector with all standards set and approved by our community itself both individual and Corporate.
www.planningplanet.com

For more information please contact:

Tim Taylor     
McLaren Software    
Tel: 1 713 357 4710    
Email: tim.taylor@mclarensoftware.com

Website www.mclarensoftware.com
 

London, UK – November 15, 2011 – McLaren Software has today announced that its parent company, UK based Idox plc, has acquired CTSpace from the Sword Group to create the largest enterprise class engineering document management and control software company.

The cloud based platform for enterprise class collaboration introduces a stunning new Web interface making the application more intuitive for users

San Francisco, USA – April 28, 2011– CTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industries, announced today a brand new web interface for FusionLive CW. (...)

A unique approach that allows companies using several ECM systems to merge their engineering content

San Francisco, USA – February 28, 2011 – CTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industries, announced today that the latest release of FusionEnterprise will be able to combine engineering content from separate EMC Documentum® and Microsoft SharePoint® 2010 systems. (...)
 

Cloud-based collaboration solution FusionLive to help break through the increasing compliance pressures that characterize that kind of complex development projects

San Francisco, USA – 24 January, 2010 – CTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industries, has been selected by Citystars Properties, Egypt’s pioneer in developing large scale integrated mixed-use projects. CTSpace will provide document management and project collaboration solutions for the construction of 3 large-scale urban and coastal resorts projects in Egypt. (...)

San Francisco, CA – January 30, 2011 – CTSpace, a global leader in providing document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industries, provided advanced engineering document management solutions to support the construction of the A65 highway in France.

San Francisco, USA – November 5, 2010 – On October 25th, CTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industries, was selected as one of three Best of Showcase Finalists at the IBM Information On Demand 2010 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. The other finalist was Thunderhead Inc., a fast-growing CRM software company. JCB Partners, a performance management consulting firm and frequent IBM award winner, took home the top prize.

Brentford, UK – October 18, 2010– CTSpace will attend and deliver a presentation at the ICT4Construction conference, a project collaboration technology conference for the construction industry held on October 28th at the Central Hall Westminster in London.

San Francisco, USA – October 8, 2010 – CTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow management applications for the construction and engineering industries, has been selected as a semi-finalist for the Best of Showcase Award at the IBM Information On Demand Conference 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The "Best in Show" category recognizes those IBM Business Partners who have adopted and leveraged the latest Information Management technology to demonstrate a unique and powerful Information On Demand solution. (...)

San Francisco, CA – October 4, 2010 – Recently, the Oracle applications podcast, “Appcast”, which is moderated by Senior Vice President of Applications Cliff Godwin, featured a discussion with the CTSpace’s Vice President of Product Management, Tim Fleet, and Oracle’s AutoVue Director of Product Strategy and Management, Thierry Bonfante.

San Francisco, CA – September 27, 2010– CTSpace is the subject of an article in the September 2010 issue of World Expro Magazine, a publication described in a profile on the website worldwideworker.com as providing “detailed technical analysis of the latest industry thinking regarding the key stages of exploration and production, created to meet the specific needs of senior board members, operations, procurement and E&P heads within the upstream industry.

San Francisco, CA – July 29, 2010 – CTSpace Products VP Tim Fleet will deliver a presentation on the successful cases, potential uses, and discernable limitations of SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) or internet-hosted information management solutions in nuclear builds at the NIRMA 2010 Conference in Summerlin, Nevada. Mr. Fleet’s 3:45 p.m. August 16th technical session titled, “Does the cloud have a role to play for information management in the nuclear new built era?” will note the drastic improvements SaaS has on inter-project communication, at the same time addressing compliance concerns and on-premise IM alternatives.

Brentford, UK – July 27, 2010 – CTSpace client STRABAG was one of the project leaders on the €436 million Limerick Tunnel in Ireland, a four-lane, fifteen-bridge, 10km-long roadway that will serve primarily as a bypass of Limerick and as a connector of the cities of Galway and Cork. STRABAG completed a subterranean tunnel and provided the equipment for the construction of a 965 meter-long tunnel, the centerpiece of the project, using FusionLive for their document management and communication enhancement needs. Once voted the “European PPP-Deal of the Year 2006,” the Limerick Tunnel was completed within four years, two months quicker than expected, and its grand opening was attended by the Prime Minister of Ireland.

Summerlin, Nevada - July 6, 2010 - The Nuclear Information and Records Management Association (NIRMA) is the nuclear industry’s leader in information management. Since 1977 NIRMA has been uniquely qualified to provide guidance to commercial and Department of Energy (DOE) facilities in the areas of quality records programs, regulatory compliance activities, electronic records initiatives, document management technologies, and knowledge management issues.

Interview of Product Director Tim Fleet on page 9, in the "NIRMA looks to the future" section, on the theme, “Does the Cloud have a role to play for information management in the nuclear new built era?” . Tim Fleet will give a compelling presentation (technical session #19) on this theme, at the NIRMA 2010 Information Management Conference, Summerlin, Nevada on August 16.

Offshore Technology International (2010, Volume 1) - Finally a supplier of collaboration and document management applications for the construction industry is taking a customer centric view of how solutions should be supplied. Sword’s latest range of applications, "Fusion", have been developed through taking the industries viewpoint of considering not only function, but form and finance also. Having initially brought together some of the best engineering and construction applications into the same stable, i.e. the bringing together through acquisition of BuildOnline, Citadon CW, Cimage & Novasoft, decided to take a fresh and different approach. Before embarking on an exercise to simply extract the best of each of these applications into a best in class application portfolio, decided to take a broader look at the requirements of the industry by putting themselves in their customers’ boots! ....

San Francisco, CA, USA - May 17, 2010 – CTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industries, is launching its brand-new “Engineering Collaboration” online community. The community allows those involved in developing, implementing or working with engineering and construction collaboration technologies to report news, share and debate ideas and to promote the benefits of collaboration solutions. People from the engineering and construction sector and related industries will be able to view and participate in discussions. Conversely, engineering and construction collaboration technology developers will be able to draw attention to themselves and their industries and interact with potential clients. The website is located at www.engineering-collaboration.com ...

CTSpace helps major refinery company increase its productivity

Brentford, UK – May 12, 2010 – CTSpace’s FusionEnterprise for IBM FileNet P8 will be the subject of a customer testimonial by the Moroccan refinery company SAMIR at a session of the IBM IOD EMEA 2010 Conference in the Rome Marriot Park Hotel Wednesday May 19 11:45am-12:35pm (Room TBA). SAMIR, a public company with a staff of 1100 and $3.2 billion turnover in 2009, currently operates at a capacity of 6.5 MT/year (under expansion to 8.2 MT/year)...

Moroccan refinery company SAMIR to testify to the real-world applicability of FusionEnterprise for IBM FileNet P8 with a case study about their use of the solution

Brentford, UK – May 7, 2010 – CTSpace’s project collaboration solution FusionEnterprise for IBM FileNet P8 will be featured at the IBM IOD EMEA Conference in Rome on May 19-21, 2010. CTSpace’s presentations will consist of live demos at their kiosk (#95, in the Industry Solutions section) and a compelling product overview and customer testimonial in sessions at the Rome Marriot Park Hotel. FusionEnterprise for IBM FileNet P8 leverages the generic FileNet framework and adds powerful document management and collaboration workflow features to support engineering projects of all sizes and complexities...
 

San Francisco, USA – April 7, 2010 – CTSpace is releasing today FusionLive, the latest addition to the Fusion family of products which provide a unique combination of on premise and cloud based content management solutions to the engineering and construction industries.

Brentford, UK – May 3, 2010 – CTSpace, a world leading provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications to the construction and engineering industry announced that they will be working with Hochtief to aid the structural design of two new power stations for RWE by providing their Software as a Service (SaaS) solution, FusionLive. As part of the RWE power station renovation programme, the Consult IKS energy planning department at HOCHTIEF has been awarded the contract for the structural design of two coal-fired power stations. RWE is investing almost $5bn in both facilities....
 

Houston, Texas, USA – February 22, 2010 – SwordCTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industries, will be attending the Digital Plant Conference 2010, “The Plant Asset Lifecycle Event,” on March 1-3 at the Hilton Americas in Houston.

SwordCTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industry, announced today that they will be working with STRABAG on the project “Tanzende Türme” (dancing towers) in Hamburg, Germany.

Brentford, UK – January 22, 2010 – SwordCTSpace, a global provider of document management and collaboration workflow applications for the construction and engineering industry, interviewed representatives from some of the world’s leading Hydropower companies (SNC Lavalin, EDF, ABB, Atkins Ltd., etc.) at the HYDRO 2009 event in Lyon, France on October 28, 2009.

The consensus opinion from these representatives was that though hydropower has shortcomings in the cost and length of its projects, the industry expects to gain the most from the extraordinary rise in demand for “green” energy sources as the safest and most proven form of renewable energy. Many stressed that the primary challenge for the industry is the necessity to strengthen the lines of communication on its projects in order to reduce project cost and length, thereby making its projects more attractive to investors.
(Videos of these interviews can be accessed at http://www.youtube.com/swordctspace#p/c/C629CF8FB0B89654.)

Coteba, the engineering and construction group, selects CTSpace to facilitate project management and collaboration on the ‘Les Halles’ project in the centre of Paris.

SwordCTSpace’s document management and collaboration workflow application is being used by Union Investment Real Estate on their latest project, the EMPORIO in Hamburg. Union investment has been given the task of modernizing the building, which is listed as a heritage site, to the new high standards of material and energy efficiency.

Vinci construction is again with SwordCTSpace on the management of documents and work collaboration on their latest project: the new ‘Yacht club de Monaco’.

GCC is calling upon CTSpace to help optimize document management and work collaboration on the construction of the new police barracks for the "Gendarmerie Nationale" in Lyon (France). The project will be run as a public-private partnership and SwordCTSpace will be implementing their Saas based solution.

CTSpace and NNE Help Combat the Diabetes Pandemic and Smallpox Bioterrorism Threat.

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