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 Research

Why infrastructure companies choose Aconex

Why did you ultimately choose Aconex and/or how are you using it now?

Document Management
93%
Workflows
46%
Mails & Forms
61%
Field Inspections
17%
Bidding & Tenders
20%
BIM Collaboration
10%
Reporting & Insights
23%

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 keeps us well organized and efficient. I’m able to review versions and edit the history of documents in a live format.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges 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
    • 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 to use a different solution with each project
  • Had no audit trail 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
  • 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: best in class compared to the competition
    • Neutral platform: best in class compared to the competition
    • Ease of use: best in class compared to the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: best in class compared to the competition

Aconex Customer Testimonial

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

Estimator / Cost Planner, Medium Enterprise Construction Company

Aconex Customer Statistic

83% of surveyed users access online publications and/or newsletters in order to stay informed.

83%

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

Aconex Customer Research

EPCs, Contractors and JVs agree easy to use software is imperative to their programs

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


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