By Corie Cheeseman, Oracle Construction and Engineering
Project owners increasingly regard data as the key driver of a project’s value and are demanding that their contractors and suppliers align with their digital ambitions. As a result, digital capabilities are set to be a vital element of any company’s competitive offering, according to presenters on a recent webcast, "Harvesting project data to drive efficiency".
“In the Africa region specifically, companies have started to put digital transformation as one of the key elements of selection,” says Abdulaziz Kamel, chief information officer of Egypt-based contractor Elsewedy Electric. Elsewedy embarked on its own digitalisation journey