TechValidate Research on Aconex

28 Case Studies


Case Study

Worley Parsons Corporation

Introduction

This case study of Worley Parsons Corporation is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Aconex provides cost and time savings and makes meeting regulatory compliance easier.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following hurdles by purchasing Aconex:
    • Had too long of an implementation time or setup
    • Had a non user-friendly interface
    • Had a lack of training or support
    • Had no mobile app / access
    • 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 features and functionality of Aconex that the surveyed company uses:

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

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: 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

Aconex Case Study

Stantec

Introduction

This case study of Stantec is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Aconex it’s easy to find records for claim management.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following obstacles by purchasing Aconex:
    • Using separate systems for different processes
    • Locating current drawings, documents or communication
  • Experienced the following pain point with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • Had a lack of training or support
  • 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 feature:
    • Document management

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: significantly better than the competition
    • Ease of use: best in class compared to the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: significantly better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: significantly 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 saves lots of time looking for current drawings, RFIs and communication.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following hurdles by purchasing Aconex:
    • Their lack of control and visibility (e.g. RFI status)
    • Locating current drawings, documents or communication
  • Experienced the following pain point with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • 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 feature and functionality of Aconex that the surveyed company uses:

  • Contractor
  • Purchased Aconex for the following features:
    • Document management
    • Workflows
    • Mail and forms
    • Field inspections
    • Bidding and tenders
    • Reporting and insights

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: significantly better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: significantly better than the competition

Aconex 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 reduces the stress in locating documents, misfiling and/or lost information.”

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)
    • 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 non user-friendly interface
    • Had a lack of training or support
    • Had no mobile app / access
    • Had to use a different solution with each project
  • Had a 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
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • E-Builder
    • Autodesk- BIM 360
    • Meridian Systems-Prolog

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: best in class compared to the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: significantly better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: best in class compared to the competition

Case Study

Arup

Introduction

This case study of Arup is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Aconex controls the flow of documents, maintains project history, and is an excellent storage for communication.”

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)
    • Using separate systems for different processes
  • Experienced the following pain point with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • 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 functionalities of Aconex that the surveyed company uses:

  • Purchased Aconex for the following features:
    • Document management
    • Workflows
    • Mail and forms
    • BIM collaboration

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

Hansen Yuncken

Introduction

This case study of Hansen Yuncken is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Aconex is a simple system for control and management of all project documentation, yet sophisticated enough for complex auditing and extraction of information.”

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
    • 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

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: 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

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 offers good customer support, a simple user interface, and a product that does what it is promoted to do.”

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
    • 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 non user-friendly interface
    • Had a lack of training or support
    • Had no mobile app / access
    • 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 features and functionality of Aconex that the surveyed company uses:

  • Purchased Aconex for the following features:
    • Document management
    • Workflows
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • EADOC / Bentley

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: 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 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 offers great cost savings because suppliers can upload their documents themselves.”

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
  • Experienced the following pain points with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • Had a non user-friendly interface
    • 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
    • Reporting and insights
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • Enterprise Engineer, SPF

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: significantly better than the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: significantly 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

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

Hill International, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Hill International, Inc. is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Aconex makes it easier to locate and store documents.”

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
  • 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 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
    • Mail and forms

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: better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: better than the competition

Case Study

Small Business Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business 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.

“Searching documents stored in Aconex is a breeze. The turnaround time on RFIs and workflows is great.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following hurdles by purchasing Aconex:
    • Using separate systems for different processes
    • Lack of visibility into portfolio performance
    • Locating current drawings, documents or communication
  • Experienced the following pain point with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • 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
    • Reporting and insights
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • Prolog Manager

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: significantly better than the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: better than the competition

Case Study

S&P 500 Construction Company

Introduction

This case study of an S&P 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.

“Aconex is easily configurable as a project management solution.”

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
    • 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 no mobile app / access
    • Had to use a different solution with each project
  • Had a lack of real-time information 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: 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

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 helped us increase efficiency and accessibility to our files and documents in a timely and safe manner. Creating reports is not stressful. It’s easy to collaborate with outside clients and stakeholders while we control what they can see and/or have.”

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 point with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • Had to use a different solution with each project
  • Had a 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:

  • Identifies themselves as a(n) contractor organization.
  • 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: significantly better than the competition
    • Ease of use: best in class compared to the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: best in class compared to the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: significantly 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 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

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 has been the best platform to use for document management. It’s easy to use, reliable, and comprehensive.”

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 non user-friendly interface
    • 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 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: 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

Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our project was a high profile design build. During compliance requests the time saved searching for documents was a life saver.”

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)
    • 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 a lack of training or support
  • 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

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: 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

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

Case Study

Hansen Yuncken

Introduction

This case study of Hansen Yuncken is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Aconex it’s easy to manage large amounts of project information.”

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
    • 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 no mobile app / access
    • Had to use a different solution with each project
  • Had a 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
    • Mail and forms
    • Field inspections
    • BIM collaboration
    • Reporting and insights
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • ProjectCentre

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: significantly better than the competition
    • Ease of use: best in class compared to the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: best in class compared to 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.

“Aconex is integrating well with Fluor. The new company offerings that are supported by Aconex are outstanding.”

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
    • 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 non user-friendly interface
    • Had no mobile app / access
  • Had a 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 features:
    • Workflows
    • Mail and forms
    • Field inspections
    • BIM collaboration
    • Reporting and insights
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • Autodesk- BIM 360
    • Bentley & Lucy

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: best in class compared to the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: best in class compared to the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: best in class compared to 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 offers better reporting than other project management solutions. There’s a tremendous efficiency and time savings with Bulk Processing. Plus, it’s easier to find documents.”

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
    • 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 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
    • Bidding and tenders
    • Reporting and insights
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • Unifier

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: best in class compared to the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: best in class compared to 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 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

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 time, makes it easy to find information, creates great exportable reports, and has a nice set-up.”

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)
    • 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 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
    • Mail and forms
    • Bidding and tenders
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • BPOL (Blue Print On Line)

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
    • Breadth of the platform: best in class compared to the competition

Case Study

Austin Bridge and Road

Introduction

This case study of Austin Bridge and Road is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Aconex workflows have helped keep our constructability review process on schedule.”

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 security of sensitive project information
    • 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
  • 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
    • Bidding and tenders
  • Chose Aconex over the following solution(s):
    • SharePoint and Project Wise

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

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

Case Study

Safetylyne

Introduction

This case study of Safetylyne is based on a December 2016 survey of Aconex customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Aconex helps us keep up-to-date with document revisions. This ensures that we have the most current versions of drawings and other information close at hand and accessible wherever we are.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges by purchasing Aconex:
    • Lack of control and visibility (e.g. RFI status)
    • Locating current drawings, documents, and communication
  • Experienced the following pain point with their project management solution(s) before using Aconex:
    • Had to use a different solution with each project
    • Lack of real-time information with previous project management tool(s)

Use Case

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

  • Purchased Aconex for the following features:
    • Document management
    • Mail and forms
    • Bidding and tenders

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: best in class compared to the competition
    • Mobile access / apps: best in class compared to the competition
    • Breadth of the platform: better than the competition



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