The challenges faced by major Architectural, Construction and Engineering companies when sharing large files across multiple sites.
As a specialist IT services provider to some of Australia’s largest architectural, construction and engineering companies we see a vast majority of customers experiencing major business disruption and security challenges when sending or managing major design files. Some of these files, or project documentation, may be shared across multiple offices around the world, and accessed by phone, tablet or laptop in often remote and austere environments.
Construction data management along with the management of plans, specifications and drawings, can be a big headache for capital project owners with frequent or multiple simultaneous projects. Providing access and presenting these documents to external suppliers, or joint venture partners is a must, as well as the requirement to version control.
We’ve identified five major challenges that capital project owners, architects and construction engineers face when storing, managing and sharing project-related documents with site staff, contractors and subcontractors. These include: