TechValidate Research on Aconex

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1,639 Customers Surveyed

13,577 Data Points Collected

151 Published TechFacts

33 Published Charts

28 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Aconex Customer Statistic

More projects delivered than any other platform

97% of surveyed construction customers rate Aconex’s security and performance as better.

97%

Aconex Customer Research

73% of agencies, authorities, and governments claim up to one-quarter of their projects result in disputes requiring legal action

How many of your recent projects resulted in disputes requiring mediation or legal action?

All: 9%
Up to three-quarters: 4%
Up to one-half: 13%
Up to one-quarter: 73%

Aconex Customer Testimonial

Aconex’s approach towards document control and communicating to end-users inspires confidence. My team’s buy-in is crucially important to the success of each job. With Aconex, we get that buy-in.

Tom Humphrey, Document Controller, Portland General Electric

Aconex Customer Research

What type of organization do you work for?

Owner/Developer
13%
EPC/M
8%
Contractor
45%
PM/CM/Consultant
34%

Case Study

Medium Enterprise Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise construction company is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Aconex’s real-time document notification really helps in the bidding process. Downloading documents is also very easy.”

Challenges

The business obstacles that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Aconex:

  • Solved the following hurdles by purchasing Aconex:
    • Locating current drawings, documents or communication
  • Experienced the following pain points with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • Had to use a different solution with each project
    • Had no alerts/notifications with their previous project management tool(s) before using Aconex

Use Case

The key features and functionality of Aconex that the surveyed company uses:

  • Purchased Aconex for the following feature:
    • Document management

Benefits

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Aconex:

  • Rates Aconex on the following:
    • Security and performance: significantly better than the competition
    • Neutral platform: significantly better than the competition
    • Ease of use: significantly better than the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: significantly better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: significantly better than the competition

Case Study

Fortune 500 Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 construction company is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“It’s very important for our company to understand how our business is performing in real-time.”

Challenges

The business obstacles that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Aconex:

  • Solved the following hurdles by purchasing Aconex:
    • Not having all project organizations on one system
    • Their lack of control and visibility (e.g. RFI status)
    • Their security of sensitive project information
    • Using separate systems for different processes
    • Their lack of visibility into portfolio performance
    • Locating current drawings, documents or communication
    • Accessing project information in the field
  • Experienced the following pain points with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • Had too long of an implementation time or setup
    • Had a lack of training or support
    • Had to use a different solution with each project
  • Had to create reports manually with their previous project management tool(s) before using Aconex.

Use Case

The key features and functionality of Aconex that the surveyed company uses:

  • Purchased Aconex for the following features:
    • Workflows
    • Mail and forms
    • Field inspections
    • BIM collaboration
    • Reporting and insights

Benefits

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Aconex:

  • Rates Aconex on the following:
    • Security and performance: better than the competition
    • Neutral platform: significantly better than the competition
    • Ease of use: significantly better than the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: significantly better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: better than the competition


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