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One of the biggest challenges many AEC businesses face is how to manage the abundance of emails, documents and drawings required for every project. Learn how a database-driven document management system can provide a single lens into your project information and drive processes that will save time and boost profitability.
Best-of-breed solutions are growing in popularity due to the ease of implementation and lower up-front cost. But are they right for project-based firms?
Are you considering implementing new software at your firm, or about to start your journey and looking for some guidance? Based on years of working with companies of all sizes, Adrian Anastas shares his top 5 software implementation challenges and how to tackle them.
The need for efficiency and capability around document management has changed dramatically over the last few years. We explore the change and help you identify what type of system your firm needs.
Is your business in danger of falling behind, when it comes to technology in construction? Three leading firms suggest how to make the leap, before it’s too late.
The construction industry has been slow to adopt new trends in construction technology, but the reality is that many have already implemented the basics, and industry leaders are steaming ahead. As with any industry change, if you don’t move now, you risk falling behind.
We recently caught up with Gareth Whittle, Engenium's Corporate Services Manager, to hear how they've doubled in size since implementing Deltek and have seen increased efficiencies in finance and payroll and detailed project and resource reporting.
Fulton Trotter have been live with Deltek for over 2 years. Robert Wesener, MD of the 73 year old practice shares where they're seeing the benefits financially and culturally.
Elevation Architecture needed a low-maintenance system to support their growth and reduce administrative burden. Discover how they’ve simplified business management and gained a competitive edge.
We recently caught up with Alastair Wallace, senior partner of international construction consultancy, Thomas & Adamson, to understand why they chose Deltek software and where their growing team are seeing the benefits.
We recently caught up with Rob Henderson, Director of JDA Architects, to find out why he believes Deltek software was the right choice for them, and what they hope to achieve.
How is the construction industry keeping up with technology trends and embracing the digital construction movement? Deltek’s Director of Product Management, Nick Nieder, reflects on our new report on the topic.
"The primary difference between the system we have now (Deltek) and what we’ve had in the past is the document control." Pete Caune, Ashburner Francis. Watch the full story here.
Balsham Building Ltd recently chose to move to the Cloud with Deltek PIM. Discover why they selected Deltek to help manage their varied project portfolio.
Ashcourt Construction bring calm to the information chaos as they go live with Deltek Project Information Management
Downwell Group has just made a substantial infrastructure investment by adopting Deltek's Project Information Management (PIM) system. Downwell’s Project Director, Matthew High, explains how he expects the new system will enable improved information storage, sharing and retrieval processes.
In a recent study, 66% of AEC firms admitted that the delivery on one-quarter of their projects was delayed. In our latest blog we explore the causes, costs and solutions to project failure.
We caught up with Nathan Hildebrand, Director of Fulton Trotter Architects, to hear how the firm uses Deltek PIM software to help maintain its competitive edge.
The way that clients procure architecture services is changing, and professional services firms need to keep up with shifting market trends in order to remain relevant and profitable.
The challenges facing the built environment are many. But back-of-house digital tools have the capacity to deliver significant improvements to business performance and outcomes - our latest blog explores how.
A blend of technology and business smarts can help to prepare your practice to thrive in the “disruptive economy”. Experts from the Association of Consulting Architects and Deltek share their guidance on how to future-proof your practice in our latest blog.
Do you and your colleagues understand the opportunities big data in architecture unlocks, in this new ‘connected economy’? We address this critical question in our latest blog.
'Mitigate risk' is a common phrase heard throughout the Architecture & Engineering industry, but what does it mean and is your firm doing the right things to truly mitigate risk? Often times, risk translates to money, but there is more to it.
If projects are the financial lifeblood of your organisation, an effective information management strategy is crucial. Here's how to identify if your firm needs to improve its strategy and how to go about it.
As with other documentation and information that makes up your projects, having an efficient process in place for contract management is vital to your business.
What is BIM and who does it benefit? Our latest blog explores this well referenced topic, offers a definition, and looks at the tools and technologies needed to allow for the true collaboration BIM promises.
Are your information challenges caused by technology misuse? Here are a few thoughts on why now is the right time to take advantage of project technology to help you manage your information.
Do recent developments in the construction industry suggest importance must be placed on project governance?
Our recent study found that 45% of capital projects are delayed by 6 or more months, with 92% of these delays down to poor management. Here's why project governance can prevent firms becoming part of the statistic.
Information is central to the success of project-based work, yet many organisations fail to establish processes that support project teams with the management of this information. Here are 5 questions to help you establish if your firm is calling out for Project Information Management.
Getting the most out of people and projects is vital for AEC businesses if they are to maximise profits. Hear from 6 industry experts on how they are seeing success.
To support increasingly dispersed teams, many forward thinking businesses are ditching inefficient paper based processes and implementing mobile technology. Here's how mobile working could benefit your firm.
Design deliverables are crucial to the successful running and completion of AEC projects. Here are the fundamentals of managing this type of project information.
Projects are bigger and more complicated than ever, and client expectations are always on the rise. Here's why it's so important to have the right strategy and systems in place to ensure full project control.
Is your firm managing multiple projects? Here are 6 tips to gain control and reduce the risk of losing critical business and project information.
In this blog we discuss the key types of information that require a Project Information Management strategy for businesses in the AEC industry.
How should the Architecture, Engineering and Construction industries deal with Project Information Management? Learn more in this blog.
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