Aconex Project Management Software


 

Aconex is a SaaS and mobile platform for managing information and processes between companies on complex construction and engineering projects. Several functions include document management, workflow automation, bid management, issue management, handover management and control of project correspondence. Aconex also offers BIM file management and process control, field inspections and issues management and the creation and management of digital O&M manuals.

As a Web-based solution, Aconex allows project members worldwide to create and review documents and other project information from any location, and on any mobile device (iOS/Android). This includes RFIs, drawings, 3D models, contracts, reports and more.

Aconex supports construction and engineering projects across multiple industry segments but is best suited for asset owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, government contractors, heavy/highway construction firms and mining, power, and oil and gas companies.

Aconex's user base includes over 500,000 professionals across 70 countries, including nine of the top 10 engineering, procurement and construction firms in the world.

 

Supported Operating System(s):
Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 8

3 Reviews of Aconex

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from Balmond Studio
Specialty: Architect
Number of employees: 11 to 20 employees Employees number: 11 to 20 employees

Frustrating, when it could be so much more than it is.

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Likes Best

Does provide a global platform, that allows many users to work together.

Likes Least

Poor support, with a tendency to blame customers for problems, along with poor design aspects (doesn't officially support multiple tabbed windows for examples) that actually creates problems.

Relies heavily upon users having many processes in place to support using it, as there is not intrinsic document management or project management functionality.

Aconex themselves don't provide very much in getting to grips with it, or how to user it. Sink or swim...

I could go on...

Recommendations

Look for both document management and project management funcionality in a product like this, particularly for complex projects.

Aconex is otherwise just a document register with email.

 

from Watpac
Specialty: Construction manager
Number of employees: 11 to 20 employees Employees number: 11 to 20 employees

A must-have software for medium to large scale projects

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best for traceability and sharing of large files. Very good customer support and works well with Aconex Field. Customizable

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Requires other parties to create accounts. Not required for small projects


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Excellent for tracking correspondence and sharing files, easy to use. Perfect for design and build projects.

 

from Zilkha Biomass
Specialty: Engineer
Number of employees: 21 to 50 employees Employees number: 21 to 50 employees

Aconex for Construction Project

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Likes Best

Search function is very good. Super search is valuable. Filtering by document type is very good.

Likes Least

Not as flexible as ideal. Login required each usage. Opening documents in original form is cumbersome.

Recommendations

Try it first on a sample project. Enter sample data and try revisions, and other features

 
 
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