Bentley Systems hosted a virtual press conference with AECOM, Foth and Lane Construction which discussed working with remote teams and using digital solutions for civil infrastructure projects
To protect and support their colleagues during the COVID-19 outbreak, organizations around the world have quickly turned to working from home. During the press conference, industry experts explained how Bentley Systems’ civil design technology is helping industry better manage remote work and redefine the way professionals design and build construction projects. ‘infrastructure.
According to François Valois, vice president, civil engineering at Bentley System, and Mo Harmon, director, industrial strategy, civil design, a potential new impact on construction productivity is the long-term impact of the coronavirus on how people work. Jobsite health and safety will add a new dimension and construction companies could take a fresh look at what employees are essential on the jobsite.
“Therefore, construction workers need to change the way we work with new processes enabled by the latest technology,” they agreed.
Bentley System’s ProjectWise 365 is an instant, 100% cloud-based solution to increasing the speed and quality of infrastructure design collaboration.
“With ProjectWise 365, your practitioners and stakeholders in your engineering projects can share and find information, conduct collaborative design reviews and manage contract exchanges faster for maximum team productivity,” Valois explained during from the press briefing.
“Additionally, to support infrastructure engineering companies that need to work from home, we are making ProjectWise 365 available to everyone and waiving subscription fees until September 30, 2020, to ensure that workers remotely can remain securely connected to project data and to each other, ”Harmon noted.
ProjectWise 365, leveraging Microsoft 365 technology and office productivity tools, extends the reach and accessibility of BIM engineering and infrastructure data to facilitate collaboration and design review across the business. ecosystem of project stakeholders. As an ‘instant’ cloud service accessible through a web browser to simplify design review, transmissions, RFIs, information sharing and problem solving, ProjectWise 365 is suited for rapid adoption while working to home, eliminating the need for error-prone generic technology combinations. such as dropboxes and PDFs.