Corie Cheeseman

Corie Cheeseman

Content Marketing Manager at Oracle's Aconex
Corie Cheeseman is a Content Marketing Manager for Oracle's Aconex, a leading collaborative construction and engineering management software.
Corie Cheeseman

Four ways an EPC leverages BIM to power Sudan

Enprode-BIMEnprode, a global engineering, construction and procurement (EPC) company specializing in combined-cycle power and gas plants, recently leveraged Aconex Connected BIM to advance an open cycle (soon to be combined-cycle) gas turbine power plant (Garri 3 and Port Sudan Project) in Sudan. Headquartered in Turkey, Enprode conducts business with major energy centers across the globe, spanning from South America to the Middle East.

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Five tips from Parsons to reduce risk on alternative delivery model projects

construction-megaproject-tipsOver the past decade, the size, expense, and number of organizations working on engineering and construction (E&C) projects has grown exponentially, spawning a new species dubbed “megaprojects”.

The risk inherent in megaprojects is massive. In many cases, mitigating “mega-risk” on these projects require alternative delivery methods – such as joint ventures (JVs) and public-private partnerships (P3s) – to prevent a single organization from shouldering the burden of risk alone.

So, how can you tackle a megaproject with the help of alternative delivery models?

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Aconex Awarded #1 Most Popular Construction Management Software for Third Consecutive Year by Capterra

Aconex-ReviewWinning! Aconex has once again been named first place in Capterra’s “Top 20 Most Popular Construction Management Software” report . Aconex aced out  numerous other competitors including: Procore, e-Builder, and Viewpoint. We’re proud to have the biggest global footprint in terms of our number of customers, users, and social engagement.

And, because we’ve delivered over 16,000 projects in over 70 countries, our customers can trust they’re dealing with the best experts, including a 24/7 support team.

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Best Practices to Predictably Meet Your Project Budget

infrastructure-projects-budget-strategiesBudget and schedule overruns have plagued infrastructure programs for decades.

McKinsey Capital Projects reports that distressed programs often lack adequate controls. These faltering programs do not have robust risk-management protocols – nor do they provide comprehensive reporting on budgets and timelines – ultimately hindering their ability to manage program delivery and control cost overruns.

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Parsons Shares 3 Secrets to Speeding Review Cycles and Reducing Risk on Infrastructure Projects

Parsons-Aconex-construction-managementInfrastructure projects continue to grow in complexity. Huge infrastructure projects in particular often have large project teams spanning many organizations across the globe.

Studies show that larger projects are more likely to incur budget and schedule overruns and that those overruns are significant. The increased risk, reporting requirements and government regulations make information and process management critical for today’s infrastructure projects. With so many different organizations and so much risk involved, the question looms: how do we manage the vast amounts of data and communication on these large, complex global projects?

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