Mortenson Construction Redefines the Building Experience with ProjectConnect®
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Mortenson Construction, a
U.S.-based contractor and a leader in integrated project delivery, today
announced ProjectConnect^®, an intuitive, project collaboration platform that
seamlessly connects all aspects of a Mortenson project in real-time.
ProjectConnect gives customers and project teams secure and immediate access
to critical project information wherever and whenever it's needed, resulting
in transparency, improved quality and efficiency, and a reduction in the time
and cost of construction.
More than a document management tool, ProjectConnect enables live
collaboration among customers and project teams. It is distinct because it was
built from the vantage point of Mortenson having witnessed issues with both
traditional file-sharing sites and the newest cutting-edge technology. Working
with its customers and project teams, Mortenson addressed those critical
issues and developed a holistic solution that is fully integrated into the
company's building process.
ProjectConnect features mobile, 24/7 access with an easy-to-navigate web
dashboard that streamlines communications and serves as the comprehensive
source for project information. It offers custom levels of security and
access, and can deliver everything from executive-level project status
reports; to schedules, designs, 3D models, budgets, specifications, safety
plans, and meeting minutes for project teams. It also includes project
photos, live webcams, and weather reports.
"As an architect working on behalf of the Owner, ProjectConnect keeps me up to
speed with all of the latest design documentation," said Tom Trout, vice
president of architecture and planning, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group.
"ProjectConnect drives collaboration and insures I have the latest
information. It also gives me a comfort level that the contractor and project
partners are building to the latest information. All that and it is easy to
The Oracle-based platform is part of Mortenson's advanced integrated project
delivery process and has been tested on more than 30 projects to date.
Information is highly secure through multiple levels of user access controls
that are customizable to each project. ProjectConnect features class-leading
data security and encryption, and is actively monitored.
"We are committed to enhancing the building process through the integration of
world-class technology and processes," said Dan Johnson, chief operating
officer at Mortenson. "ProjectConnect is an integral part of how we build and
it better connects our customers and project teams from the planroom to the
boardroom. By enhancing the collaborative process and enabling better
transparency, we are improving efficiency and the overall customer
Mortenson recently received the 2012 Engineering and Construction Industry
Excellence Award from Oracle for ProjectConnect. More information on
ProjectConnect can be found at mortenson.com/projectconnect
About Mortenson Construction
Founded in 1954, Mortenson Construction is a U.S.-based, privately-held
construction company. As one of the nation's top builders, Mortenson provides
a complete range of services, including planning, program management,
preconstruction, general contracting, construction management, design-build,
Mortenson has offices in Chicago, Denver, Madison, Milwaukee, Minneapolis,
Phoenix, Portland and Seattle with international operations in Canada and
China. For more information, visit mortenson.com.
SOURCE Mortenson Construction
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