Enterprise Customers

Global cost benchmarking and parametric modelling

Opportunity:
AECOM’s acquisition of Davis Langdon was made for the strategic intent of being able to share global benchmark data for construction costs. The application needed to be able to manage a global data collection process that would see cost plans being captured in 120 locations around the world.

Solution:
UniPhi portfolio management software was used as the portfolio tool to capture cost plans created in a plethora of other cost estimating tools feed this data to a global data warehouse and then distribute the information through the web application and through an analysis services interface.

Results:
Not only was the portfolio features of UniPhi utilised to capture the benchmark cost, the project management features are now being picked up by AECOM PMs to manage their projects.

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Profile for:
AECOM

Industry:
Architecture, Engineering and Construction

Service Offering:
Cost benchmarking, reporting leading to full suite of P3M3 services

Type of Deployment:
P3M3

Users:
2,500 growing to 45,000


Enterprise scalability for practice management and client servicing

Problem:
In 2007, Davis Langdon expressed interest in deploying an enterprise-wide practice management system that would replace five existing disparate applications, as well as integrate with staff, accounting and customer relationship management (CRM) systems.

Solution:
UniPhi replaced all 5 legacy systems and increased the Company’s capability in contract management, time management, issues and risks tracking, and change control.

Results:
In 2011, Davis Langdon was acquired by AECOM and the value paid was greatly increased due to the success of the UniPhi deployment.

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Profile for:
Davis Langdon an AECOM Company

Industry:
Construction

Service Offering:
Project and Cost Consultants

Type of Deployment:
Practice Management
Client Project Management

Users:
500


Portfolio management of research portfolio

Problem:
BlueScope Steel are a niche steel manufacturer that target value add steel products. This value add strategy is supported by a 120 strong R&D department. They needed a tool that would improve their project management of R&D projects, track time for tax reporting and assist in the prioritisation of the portfolio.

Solution:
Utilise UniPhi’s prioritisation framework, issues management module and timesheeting system to create the transparency required to manage the R&D project portfolio as well as assist researchers progress their projects.

Results:
BlueScope Steel were one of the first users of UniPhi back in 2005 and are still using it today to prioritise and track time on their R&D Portfolio.

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Profile for:
BlueScope Steel

Industry:
Manufacturing

Service Offering:
Niche manufactured steel products

Type of Deployment:
P3M3

Users:
120