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 saves a lot of time and formalizes communications. This translates to major savings.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges by purchasing Aconex:
    • Their lack of control and visibility (e.g. RFI status)
    • 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 a non user-friendly interface
    • Had a lack of training or support
    • 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 features:
    • Document management
    • Workflows
    • Mail and forms
    • Field inspections
    • BIM collaboration
    • Reporting and insights
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • E-Builder
    • Autodesk- BIM 360
    • ConstructWare

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: 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: better than the competition

Aconex Customer Statistic

Keep your projects moving

93% of surveyed customers purchased Aconex for its document management feature(s).

93%

Aconex Customer Research

EPC/Contractor/JV Firms’ Biggest Challenges

What have been your top 2-3 biggest challenges to delivering projects on time and on budget?

Design complexity and/or ambitious client expectations
67%
Ability to share design concept & details with project participants quickly and efficiently
46%
Pressure to innovate
14%
Constrained by supply chain availability and/or performance (subcontractors, suppliers, consultants, etc).
58%
Errors and rework
47%

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 has helped us keep up-to-date with document revisions. We have the most current versions of drawings and other information accessible wherever we are.

Lynton Collett, Project Director, Safetylyne

Aconex Customer Research

Contractors’ top 5 hurdles before Aconex

What were the biggest pain points with your project management solution(s) before you moved to Aconex?

Took too long to implement or setup
23%
Hard to learn / not user-friendly
41%
Lack of training or support
23%
No mobile app / access
30%
We used different solution(s) on each project
75%


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