TechValidate Research on Aconex

Case Study

Fortune 500 Construction Company


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.”


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


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

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Aconex by TechValidate.

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