Bouchamaoui A&R Industries Ensures On-Time, On-Budget Project Delivery and Makes Budget and Timeline Estimates 80% More Accurate
 
 

Bouchamaoui A&R Industries Ensures On-Time, On-Budget Project Delivery and Makes Budget and Timeline Estimates 80% More Accurate

Bouchamaoui A&R Industries (BI) is an internationally recognized construction company, based in North Africa. The company provides complete engineering, procurement, manufacturing, and construction services to the oil and gas industry, electrical power supply companies, and other industrial customers. This includes an efficient range of services based on integrated project management.

 
 

 
 

Challenges

A word from Bouchamaoui A&R Industries

  • “We build our reputation on our ability to deliver high-quality projects on time and within budget. Replacing another vendor's tools with Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management empowered our employees to work more effectively, collaborate more easily, and be more innovative in how they approach projects. In addition, our budget and timeline estimates are now 80% more accurate.” – Faouzi Dhaouadi, Information Systems Manager, Bouchamaoui A&R Industries

  • Consolidate construction project data—including schedules, costs, and human resources—contained in isolated silos to enable more efficient management of complex construction projects, such as multiproduct storage tanks with truck loading facilities
  • Avoid budget overruns and project delays to ensure customer satisfaction, for example when engineering, procuring, and constructing gas pipelines for oil and gas companies
  • Improve internal and external communication to proactively address issues and ensure construction quality, construction safety, and on-time project completion
  • Develop integrated project management that provides Bouchamaoui Industries’ corporate client with advanced cost control and project administration capabilities

Solutions

  • Implemented Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management to standardize data and formalize project reviews and checkpoints, resulting in better visibility and transparency into all projects and allowing 80% improvement in strategic planning by reducing the necessary time to clear objectives, identify expert resources, calculate budget, and define project milestones for new gas pipelines
  • Replaced another vendor's tools with Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management to improve the company’s project management efficiency by giving managers and team members instant access to accurate and up-to-date engineering, procurement, scheduling, and cost data
  • Responded 80% faster to unexpected issues, such as supply chain problems, differing site conditions, and inspection delays
  • Merged all projects under one project management tool, reducing the time spent preparing status updates from several hours to less than 30 minutes—giving project members more time to focus on managing project delivery
  • Improved people and equipment utilization by 70% by better aligning resources throughout the project lifecycle, prioritizing tasks and proactively managing construction plans with Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management’s integrated scenario modeling
  • Decreased the response time of the project participants by 75% on average with the help of a single interface throughout the company that enables milestone visibility and stimulates individual accountability
  • Accelerated user adoption and project management proficiency with an easy-to-use system

Why Oracle

Bouchamaoui Industries was using various tools to manage its projects and found it difficult to accurately track project spending and resource allocation. In seeking a solution, the company determined that most of its customers and partners used Oracle’s Primavera solutions for project management. The solution’s status as an industry standard was an important consideration in BI’s decision process. Over time, the solution proved to be powerful, yet easy to use and delivered many benefits to the organization, increasing communication and collaboration and encouraging BI to expand its Oracle footprint with a new contracting solution.

“Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management enables us to effectively organize our projects and communicate plans to our clients. It is the only solution that provides the functionality we need—such as formalized project phases and checkpoints, checks and balances between central functions and project teams, and continuous review to measure project value and monitor risk—while remaining easy to use and update,” said Faouzi Dhaouadi, information systems manager, Bouchamaoui A&R Industries.

Partner

Bouchamaoui A&R Industries acquired the software license from Oracle partner PrimaFrance Systems S.A.S.