Guy Barlow

Guy Barlow

Global Commercial Director at Aconex
Guy Barlow is the Global Commercial Director for Aconex, the world's leading collaborative construction and engineering management software.
Guy Barlow

Rising from the sands: massive investments power new economies in the Middle East

meed-middle-east-opportunityThe Middle East is an exciting region for anyone looking to tap into a growing market.

Saudi Arabia is investing US$500B in infrastructure, and Dubai is transforming into a financial hub and tourist destination. In fact, many other cities in the broader region are being built from the ground up. Traditional oil and gas industries still require massive funding, too.

So how can the E&C industry benefit from this surging Middle Eastern boom?

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Construction’s seismic shift: How project controls reduces risk and drives financial rigor on the world’s largest projects

Guy Barlow Interview with Construction GlobalI recently traveled to Europe and the Middle East to build awareness around our project controls solution, Connected Cost, which launched earlier this year.

I had the pleasure of meeting with several customers, as well as reporters from leading E&C publications. I also presented at the Project Controls Expo in London and spoke on a panel in Dubai about project controls trends and the massive opportunities in the region. Phew!

Here’s what’s exciting: these markets want to improve the way they’re currently managing, reporting, and ultimately delivering projects.

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