Purdue University Engages MySmartPlans for ASHE Case Study
Purdue University, in conjunction with the American Society for Healthcare Engineering, has selected MySmartPlans to provide Project Information Management services on case study for renovations being performed at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
The MySmartPlans dashboard creates a bridge between all of the different programs and applications that individual contractors use throughout the construction process, giving Lasker and his student assistants a single destination from which they can view the project’s current documents, communications, reviews, and schedule to ensure the process adheres to ASHE’s Commissioning Guidelines. Lasker said, “Since I can’t be there [in Arkansas] as everything is happening, MySmartPlans gives me eyes to track and document the process so I don’t miss any of the details.”
In addition to study involvement, MySmartPlans is providing Project Information Management services for all project stakeholders, including the general contractor and architect, Nabholz Construction and Polk Stanley Wilcox, respectively. The entire construction team, including owners, consultants, and subcontractors, utilize MySmartPlans for photo documentation and storage, redline review, and tracking & review of submittal documents, in addition to keeping project participants current with updated plans, specs, addenda, RFI’s, and other construction information.
The renovation project is currently targeted to finish by May 2013. Once Lasker compiles the results of his study, they will be used by ASHE to support the industry-wide adoption of the HFCG at the organization’s national conferences.
MySmartPlans is a project-centric dashboard service that organizes and distributes construction documents. It eliminates time and paper wasted by shipping documents and provides contractor accountability and instant updates to ensure that everyone involved with the project has the most current information.
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