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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 is a great document management tool because it’s user-friendly and easy to navigate.”

Challenges

The business challenges 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
  • Experienced the following pain points with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • Had a lack of training or support
    • Had to use a different solution with each project
  • Had a lack of access to information via mobile with their previous project management tool(s) before using Aconex.

Use Case

The key feature 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: better than the competition
    • Ease of use: better than the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: significantly better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: better than the competition

Aconex Customer Testimonial

Our project success is improved by using 3D CAD models in addition to resource-loaded programs for rigorous project planning.

Engineering Director, Fortune 500 Construction Company

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):

Imperative Very important Important Not important

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

Aconex Customer Research

43% of agencies, authorities & governments are beginning to digitally collaborate with outside organizations.

What stage would you assess your organization to be at in terms of collaboration technology maturity?

Stage 1: Manual- Non-automated and/or non-integrated procedures: 8%
Stage 2: Siloed- Multiple software tools used within your organization only: 31%
Stage 3: Formative- The beginnings of digital collaboration with outside organizations: 43%
Stage 4: Advanced- All project participants share a common, unified platform: 16%
Stage 5: Transforming- Enterprise-wide adoption by all business units and partners: 2%

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 makes it easier to find information. 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:
    • 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 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:
    • Document management
    • Workflows
    • Mail and forms
    • Bidding and tenders
    • BIM collaboration
    • Reporting and insights
  • 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: better than the competition
    • Ease of use: significantly better than the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: worse than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: worse than the competition

Aconex Customer Testimonial

We rely on BIM technology to improve the success of our projects.

Tim Dagg, Architect, Sheppard & Rout Architects



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