BAM enters into IT framework agreements to accelerate its digital transformation
Bunnik, the Netherlands, 29 June 2017 – To accelerate the digital transformation of Royal BAM Group nv the company has entered into global framework agreements with IBM, Autodesk and Synchro.
The partnerships will result in closer collaboration on all aspects of digital construction. It will provide BAM with a range of benefits including support on individual projects and assistance in the development of procedures, workflows and overall digital implementation.
The framework agreements will help BAM raise the digital maturity worldwide throughout the Group by delivering software licenses, consulting services, maintenance and support, and cloud solutions. Activities will be geared towards BAM’s two year digital construction programme which runs until the end of next year.
Rob van Wingerden, CEO of Royal BAM Group, stated: ‘Continuing to strengthening our digital capabilities is key to the implementation of our strategy ‘Building the present, creating the future’. As part of this strategy we have launched a start-up to develop a scalable digital construction platform and we are using digitalisation to enhance our primary processes. Digitalisation has been proven to deliver better outcomes for our business and clients and is the first step in the improvement of the entire project lifecycle from design to handover.’
Menno de Jonge, BAM’s Director Digital construction, said of the agreements: ‘The signing of the framework agreements is a great step in the collaborative partnership with IBM, Autodesk and Synchro across the Group. Together we will be able to accelerate the level of digital maturity in our company, resulting in strong benefits on business and project level.'