About Oracle Aconex

Oracle Aconex is a cloud-based operation management solution for managing information and processes between companies on complex construction and engineering projects. Several functions include document management, workflow automation, bid management, issue management, handover management and control of project correspondence. Aconex also offers BIM file management and process control, field inspections and issues management and the creation and management of digital operations and maintenance manuals. As a cloud-based solution, Aconex allows project members worldwide to create and review documents and other project information from any location. This includes RFIs, drawings, 3D models, contracts, reports and more. A real-time dashboard allows users to set their KPIs and monitor essential activities from a single screen. It also supports third party integrations which allow users to sync data within applications simultaneously. Aconex supports construction and engineering projects across multiple industry segments but is primarily designed for asset owners, developers, architects, engineers, general contractors, government contractors, heavy/highway construction firms and mining, power, and oil and gas companies.
What is Oracle Aconex?

Oracle's Aconex is an intelligent construction and engineering document management solution built to drive efficiences through the complete field management project lifecycle.


How do you use Oracle Aconex?

Aconex users select from and employ one or several BIM models for construction building decisions that are used to manage thousands of documents at each step of the project process, all while maintaining control and oversight.


Who uses Oracle Aconex?

Oracle's Aconex is used across construction delivery and ownership teams, from designers, subcontractors, field inspectors, to project managers.


How much does Oracle Aconex cost?

Oracle's Aconex does not share pricing details publicly. Contact Oracle direclt for information on starting price and available plan offerings.


Does Oracle Aconex have an app?

Aconex is a cloud-based solution supported on most major mobile devices, accessible on the Apple App and Google Play Store.


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Oracle Aconex pricing

Oracle Aconex does not have a free version.

Starting Price:
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Oracle Aconex Reviews

Feature rating

Value for Money
4.1
Functionality
4.2
Ease of Use
4.2
Customer Support
4.3
5 reviews of 196 View all reviews
Manura D.
  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
5
Ease of Use
5
Customer Support
4

5
Reviewed on 1/01/2020

Oracle Aconex for Large Scale Construction

With aconex, its really easy to handle this large scale project. Without aconext it wouldve taken ages to submit approve and construct everything

Pros

The project I'm working in is Cinnomon Life. Which us a 1.2Billion USD Multi Purpose Real Estate Project in Sri Lanka.
In this project there are hundreds of Sub-Contractor companies working under the main contractor.
Without Aconext I dont know how we couldve handled all the drawings and Documents.
Its easy to use. Super easy to store and find documents. You can keep track of everything.

Cons

Since its web based. Speed depends in the quality of the internet connection. Takes a bit of time to download larger files

Alternatives Considered

Ecosystems and Sciforma

Reasons for Switching to Oracle Aconex

Because its easy to handle and worth the value
Malith F.
  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: 501-1,000 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
4
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
0

4
Reviewed on 4/01/2020

Oracle Aconex for Industrial Projects and Professional

Since my organization is using this software, I have been also a user of this more than two years.

As an Engineer, everyday I get Aconex notifications to my outlook which is very helpful for me to get an idea of them before opening the Aconex. Since there are thousands of documents and emails, it is difficult for me to memorize everything. Therefore open and read in Aconex is easier than memorizing them. I normally use Aconex to send documents to other organizations since it is a secure medium.

I highly recommend Aconex to any organization and professional.

Pros

Oracle Aconex is a sophisticated Software platform to communicate and store documents securely for any scale of a project. Large number of users can be added and use it at the same time is one of the major advantages. Inbuilt Aconex email function which can also be linked in to outlook is an added advantage. One other thing I like most is that the user can preview and verify a document before downloading it. Documents in Aconex can be exported into an Excel sheet saves the time. Workflow function in Aconex allows to check the hierarchy of reviewing the documents. It also allows the user to sort the documents according to date, organization and etc. Those are some of the appreciative features I experienced in this software.

Cons

Expensive License is the major drawback I see in this software.

One other thing I noticed is, user has to write the name of the document using exact letters as per the documents’ name, otherwise, it shows “no results found”. Like google it doesn’t suggest the words while typing.

Valarie V.
  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 51-200 Employees
  • Used Daily for 1+ year
  • Review Source
Value for Money
4
Features
5
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
5

5
Reviewed on 26/04/2022

Functional and Cost-Effective Construction Management Platform.

Highly effective project workflow easy management and gathering of multiple data reports across various platforms is very quick.

Pros

Oracle Aconex features are easy on initial customization and it provides great Engineering and even the best multiple Constructions project management solutions and the easy system to prepare reliable reports.

Its data migration capabilities and excellent documentation functions with Oracle Aconex are beneficial and easy scheduling platform.

Cons

No much issues from the Oracle Aconex features and as well as its interface is very easy to adapt and configure the tools capabilities.

Nicole H.
  • Industry: Management Consulting
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
2
Features
2
Ease of Use
2
Customer Support
4

2
Reviewed on 14/03/2018

Aconex is sold as a complete Project Management tool, it is far from that.

Pros

This is a Web Based application that can be accessed via any internet connect as well as mobile access. Reports can be set up for individual use or organization use for all users. They are trying to update features in workflows to be closer to Bluebeam. My direct Support contact is very responsive and always willing to help.

Cons

There are several cons, you do not have the ability to do bulk changes to date field and clear the date completely. Workflows does not allow multiple comments per sheets, it bulks them all together as one comment. The comments need to be tracked/closed individually and when its all bulked together that is not possible. There are certain fields that are listed Print Size why can't this be turned off? Mail does not currently have workflows. Mail is hard to run reports, you need to do it from Inbox and sent to get all necessary information. Workflow Comments is only available to vie in workflow, this should be visible in the document registry. Markup tool is not user friendly.

Tom J.
  • Industry: Construction
  • Company size: 201-500 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source
Value for Money
3
Features
4
Ease of Use
4
Customer Support
4

4
Reviewed on 11/03/2022

Fantastic file sharing project software - perfect for collaboration

Overall Aconex is a decent collaboration tool, the standardistion of controls is makes for a reliable experience as an end user.

Pros

Ease of use. Aesthetically pleasing. Easy to share documents.
How to on-line videos are EXCELLENT

Cons

Raising a request for information only via generating a new blank e-mail is a little bit limiting there should be a tab for this.
Adding further or advanced search criteria fields to the document register would be a significant improvement.
Having to refresh document register sveral times before updates take effect is also a little frustrating.

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