Aconex helps race to the finish at silverstone

Project name: Silverstone Wing | Industry: Residential & CommercialProject size: US$47 million | Location: Silverstone, UK

Opened in time for the 2011 Formula One British Grand Prix, the Silverstone Wing is a state-of-the-art pit and paddock complex at Silverstone Racing Circuit. Built to provide a world-class racing facility for teams, officials and spectators, the development includes garages, a race control building, a podium, a media center, and hospitality and VIP spectator zones.

Challenges

  • Tight schedule to ensure completion by the start of the racing season.
  • High-visibility project – no time for errors or delays.
  • Many documents, drawings and correspondence items to manage.
  • Need for status tracking to mitigate risk. 

Solutions

  • Single platform for document viewing and control and correspondence management.
  • Coordination of complex document exchanges between project team members.
  • Access, distribution, tracking, and archiving of files from anywhere at any time.
  • Automated workflows to speed up review and approval processes. 

Results

  • Information transfer is instantaneous.
  • Documents are signed off much faster – key to meeting aggressive deadlines.
  • Tracking enables managers to monitor project status.
  • Project was completed in time for the 2011 Formula One British Grand Prix.
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