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DEME Group

DEME Group Achieves a 66% to 75% Time Saving in New Project Set Up

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Aconex brought massive change achieving great project efficiencies from using a single project-wide collaboration platform on such large JV projects.

— Emma Josey, Expert Coordinator Aconex / Document Control, DEME Group

Project name: DEME Enterprise
Industry: Residential & Commercial
Location: United Kingdom
 
DEME Group manages offshore wind farms, dredging/reclamation, marine infrastructure and vessel construction projects on a global basis. The company needed a standard, yet configurable platform on which to manage document flow and inspections across the entirety of specialized projects, often between themselves and their joint venture partners.
 
Challenges
  • Maintaining stellar safety records on complex projects
  • Consistent management of different project types on a safe and secure platform
  • Need to efficiently manage the movement of team members from project to project
  • Efficiently managing review cycles across different regions and time zones
  • Ability to maintain a full project record that is easily accessible years into the future
Results
  • A configurable platform that can be templatized and easily set up per project type and by project
  • A consistent company-wide solution, managing all project information, making it fast and easy for team members to get up and running on new projects
  • Ability to raise more safety issues through an easy to use system that also provides visibility and accountability, while reducing admin time
  • Configurable workflows set up by review type and specific review team to manage review cycles
  • Proven, secure system, easily accessible by all team members to capture the full project record
  • A 66% to 75% time savings for setting up new projects that used to take typically 3-4 weeks but are now set up and ready to go in under 1 week
  • Standardization of project by project decision making, purchasing and system set up has saved around 1-2 weeks per project
  • At least 40% more safety issues are able to be raised and managed. The increased visibility has improved the overall safety record
  • At least 6 days of admin time and time zones coordination loss has been eliminated from design reviews
  • Reduction in archiving costs because each project has a complete record, easily accessible throughout the life of the asset
  • Using a cloud system is 50% more efficient than using a server-based solution behind the firewall and APIs saved document controllers time in synchronizing information between the old and new systems

About DEME Group

Headquarters

 
United Kingdom
This story was originally published on www.aconex.com.
Published:  Jul 24, 2018