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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


Case Study

Large Enterprise Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a large 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 immediately notifies users of the latest documents available which significantly reduces construction errors.”

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
    • Using separate systems for different processes
    • 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 to use a different solution with each project
    • Lack of access to information via mobile 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
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • Sharepoint

Benefits

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Aconex:

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

Case Study

Large Enterprise Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a large 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 can store unlimited data and is the source of truth for projects.”

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 security of sensitive project information
    • Using separate systems for different processes
    • Locating current drawings, documents or communication
  • Experienced the following pain points with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • Had a non user-friendly interface
    • Had no mobile app / access
    • Lack of real-time information 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:
    • Document management
    • Workflows
    • Mail and forms
    • BIM collaboration
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • Autodesk- BIM 360

Benefits

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Aconex:

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

Aconex Customer Testimonial

Aconex controls the flow of documents and is an excellent storage for emails and an audit trail.

Janette Kuypers, Document Controllers, Arup Group Limited

Aconex Customer Research

Audit trails are imperative to owners

Rate the following in terms of their level of importance to your projects (specifically pertaining to the management of information and processes):

S Imperative S Very important S Important S Not important

Data security
Project-wide common processes
Ease of use
Licensing costs
Audit trail of decisions made

Aconex Customer Testimonial

Aconex brings a level of consistency to the often disjointed process of documentation, correspondence management, and dissemination across all disciplines involved in the project.

Ben Pedersen, Director, Maben Group

Aconex Customer Research

Contractors’ top 7 project hurdles

Select the challenge(s) your team faced with executing projects before using Aconex.

Locating current drawings, documents or communication
69%
Not having all project organizations on one system
58%
Using separate systems for different processes
56%
Lack of control and visibility (e.g. RFI status)
54%
Accessing project information in the field
41%
Security of sensitive project information
24%
Lack of visibility into portfolio performance
13%


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