Oracle Aconex Software Review for 2022

Oracle Aconex is construction project controls and delivery solution that’s part of the Oracle Construction and Engineering suite of products. The Aconex platform connects teams, standardizes communications, and promotes collaboration in documents and drawings. It is easy-to-deploy and use software that provides companies better control, accurate insights, and streamlined project handover.

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Oracle Aconex Review: Features and Strengths

Secure Document Management

Oracle Aconex lets users manage documents and models of any size, type, or number of files without limits on participants. It provides secure private workspaces with strict version control to ensure users are working on the latest documents and drawings.

Teams can customize workflows to automate review and approval cycles, while workflow tracking and reporting helps users identify bottlenecks and causes of possible delays. It also has work packaging features to track and control processes easily throughout the construction lifecycle.

Advanced Communications and Processes

Users can configure Aconex to their own standardized communications process with forms and custom fields to capture the right data in the right format. Each organization controls their data and what they share. It also has automated mail routing and automatic correspondence logging to provide a complete project record and audit trail.

Coordination, Collaboration, and Other Features

Oracle Aconex provides a single, central platform that connects teams, processes, and data. It simplifies BIM model coordination, where users can share, review, and contribute to models without the need for specialized software. Users can import and open Revit files directly, use a dashboard to control and monitor progress, and access models and data onsite with the mobile app.

Other features include integrated cost management, unlimited WBS, real-time cost tracking and variance analysis, and Primavera P6 integration. Users can also automate quality, safety, and inspection processes with its Field app, use out-of-the-box dashboards and reports, and avail of 24/7 service desk and online help.

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Oracle Aconex Pricing

Pricing is available upon request from the Oracle sales team.

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Who Uses Oracle Aconex?

This software is ideal for companies of all sizes in the construction industry that are need of collaborative project management software. Because this platform is fast to deploy and easy to configure, most users are designers, subcontractors, field inspectors, and project managers in midsize companies. Customers include Astaldi Türkerler, Richard Crookes Constructions, Connect Plus, Siemens Gamesa, United Living, John Holland, Riyadh Metro, and J. Murphy and Sons.

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What Languages are supported on Aconex?

The system supports Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, and Chinese Simplified and Traditional.

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Case Studies

Dana Cojocari is the internal project manager for a renewable energy company based in Spain. The company was looking for a robust, proven, and flexible solution to meet specific project needs. This system helps simplify enterprise-wide communications. Its simple configuration allows the company to continuously improve internal projects, thereby supporting standardization and flexibility. The company now saves up to 5,000 working hours per project.

Alex Jones is the Group Head of BIM and Digital Construction of a global engineering and construction company headquartered in the UK. The company needed new technology that fit its enterprise architecture ecosystem, will bring immediate benefits, but also scalable to grow. Aconex satisfies their need for a secure, cloud-based common data environment.

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Why Choose Oracle Aconex?

Oracle Aconex provides a common data environment that brings together teams, correspondence, project documents, and drawings on a secure but configurable platform. It enhances collaboration, ensures access to updated information, and reduces errors. Unified information supports data-driven intelligence that gives users better controls, accurate insights, and streamlined processes, driving efficiency and continuous improvement.

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Company Info

Aconex Limited was a publicly traded Australian construction software development company based in Melbourne. Founded in January 2000 by Leigh Jasper and Robert Phillpot, it provides a cloud and mobile platform for the global construction industry. In December 2017, Oracle entered into an agreement with Aconex and is now part of the Oracle Construction and Engineering Cloud platform.

Jose Maria Delos Santos

Jose is a subject matter expert and member of the writing team for Project-Management.com and Bridge24. He has written hundreds of articles including project management software reviews, books reviews, training site reviews, and general articles related to the project management industry.