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Project Information Handover Challenges

“Naming variations are never handled well and the correct structures and responsibilities are rarely mandated at the outset.”

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Information Management, Large Enterprise Construction Company

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Project Information Handover Challenges

“Compile and collecting all required data and test documentation together for a complete handover package.”

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Completion/Commissioning, Large Enterprise Metals & Mining Company

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Project Information Handover Challenges

“Missing data, quality of data. Lack of complete information handover specification.”

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Information Management, Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

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“Ensuring latest version available and tracking changes in the deliverables.”

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Operations, Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company

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Project Information Handover Challenges

“Native format handover, data misalignment from corporate standards and the lack of focused resources at the end of project phase.”

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Neil Bonel, Information Management, Santos

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Project Information Handover Challenges

“It is not recognized in all organization levels how important the information handover is. Information handover is seen only as an extra effort that needs to be done after all “real” work has been done in the project."

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Information Management, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

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Project Information Handover Challenges

“Project teams want to use standards and procedures they used on the last project, not necessarily what the operating organization requires. This results in operating units having to work with assets using different standards (numbering and structure of information).”

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Engineering Systems Management, Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

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Project Information Handover Challenges

“Receiving the right information at the right time to ensure operational efficiency from the outset.”

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Information Management, Large Enterprise Construction Company

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Project Information Handover Challenges

“Even when we have a quality plan for handover, we often work outside our guidelines to get the start time/speed we want.”

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Engineering Manager, Global 500 Consumer Products Company

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68% of surveyed customers’ most critical challenges they must cope with are reviewing information quality and checking on completeness during information handover.

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TechValidate survey of 75 professionals in process industries

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42% of surveyed customers agree that having good information quality and handover is critical for complying with contractual requirements.

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TechValidate survey of 73 professionals in process industries

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“The key challenges are the final handover process of engineering data from contractors and to make sure that all documents and drawings are as built.”

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IT, Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

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“We are a green field operation so we do not currently have an operating mine. The challenges we face right now are more around migration of engineering data from our EPCM’s to a centralized, integrated EDM system during commissioning and final operational handover.”

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IT, Global 500 Metals & Mining Company

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“Since we are still in the process of building our plant facilities, our biggest issues are dealing with incremental data and document handovers and validation of metadata between authoring tools.”

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Information Management, Global 500 Energy & Utilities Company

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Management of change challenging

“We found controlling management of change, especially that the data in the database is correct and current, a major challenge.”

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Systems Completions Management, Global 500 Energy & Utilities Company

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System sequencing difficult

“Getting construction to understand the importance of system sequencing and what needs to be turned over first has proven to be difficult.”

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Completions Management, Fortune 500 construction company

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Ensuring completions processes are followed is a challenging task

“Ensuring that the completions processes are followed, regardless of the specific contracting arrangement, to minimize safety hazard risk during initial energization for commissioning is one of our biggest challenges.”

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Systems Completions Management, Global 500 Energy & Utilities Company

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Coordination is the key challenge

“As many units are under construction and commissioning at one time with many people involved, coordination is the key challenge. The flow of information and actions is missing and delays are caused due to one-to-one contact only.”

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Systems Completions Management, Global 500 energy & utilities company

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Cooperation lacking between disciplines

“Too often engineering, construction, turnover and commissioning do not work together. The disciplines do not review each other’s work deliverables or needs and requirements. As a result, the flow of project information is disjointed.”

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Completions Management, S&P 500 Professional Services Company

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Collating and checking Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR) information time consuming

20 experts surveyed spend 17 percent of their time on average locating, collating, and checking information during PSSR.

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TechValidate survey of 20 completions, commissioning & start-up experts

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85% of experts agreed with this statement:

“Design changes are a major factor in project delays.”

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TechValidate survey of 26 completions, commissioning & start-up experts

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Poor quality of information results in significant effort

68% of surveyed experts spend 10-30% or more of project hours dealing with wrong or missing information.

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TechValidate survey of 25 completions, commissioning & start-up experts

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Punch items & non-conformities significantly occupying project time

68% of surveyed experts spend 10-30% or more of project hours dealing with punch items & non-conformities.

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TechValidate survey of 25 completions, commissioning & start-up experts

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Complete & accurate information essential to improve mechanical completion processes

85% of surveyed experts believe that complete & accurate information will improve efficiency of their mechanical completion and/or commissioning process most.

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TechValidate survey of 26 completions, commissioning & start-up experts

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Mechanical completion and/or commissioning processes often not efficient

Only 27% of surveyed experts report that the efficiency of their mechanical completion and/or commissioning is consistently good.

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TechValidate survey of 26 completions, commissioning & start-up experts

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Information technology not leveraged fully for mechanical completion and commissioning

73% of surveyed experts leverage information management technology only somewhat in improving mechanical completion and commissioning in their company.

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TechValidate survey of 26 completions, commissioning & start-up experts

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Mobile devices foreseen as important during mechanical completion and/or commissioning

67% of surveyed experts foresee mobile devices to be important or essential during mechanical completion and/or commissioning.

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TechValidate survey of 27 completions, commissioning & start-up experts

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Key Challenges around Managing Engineering Information

“Systems are not integrated and there is no central tag repository.”

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Information Management, Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

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SmartPlant Enterprise for Owner Operators (SPO) Customer Testimonial

SPO has enabled us to improve our data integrity.”

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Engineering Systems Management, Global 500 Energy & Utilities Company

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SmartPlant Enterprise Customer Testimonial

SPE solutions have exposed the gap between project delivery requirements and operations information requirements. This exposes areas that can be tackled to reduce cost and increase quality.”

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Engineering Systems Management, Large Enterprise Construction Company




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