The theme for the next User Forum on 30th March 2000 is: 'Adding Value with the CDM ToolKit 2000'. Our users will be presenting a number of case studies, outlined below, to illustrate how they have got the best out of this important and widely installed tool.
If you would like to register on the web you can do so using the form provided.
A large organisation such as Seeboard is continually evolving. How do you introduce a product such as CDM ToolKit 2000 into a multifunctional organisation, which has already had six years of 'doing its own thing' with CDM. Additional obstacles to overcome include LAN/WAN issues and independent FM Groups.
John Park - System Development Project Manager - Seeboard plc - Regional Electricity Distribution and Supply Company for the South East.
How the CDM ToolKit 2000 gave a communications company credibility in the construction industry. The story of the design and construction of the Body in the Dome in Greenwich.
Lindsay Barrowclough - Head of Exhibition, Associate Director, at HP:ICM, a company specialising in corporate communications.
A London Borough wrestles with the implementation of an integrated solution across many departments. How can the new Permissions Option make it easy for groups of users to access their own projects and for some individuals to have specified editing rights across several departments?
Margaret Sackey - Planning Supervisor for the London Borough of Lambeth.
A Partnership adds value by speeding up communications, encouraging designers to produce risk assessments and by reducing the cost of planning supervision work. Having migrated from standard word processing, they discuss how the new Forms Editor Option adds further value.
David Kirkham - Planning Supervisor for the David French Partnership of Civil and Structural Engineers
Our new users at the Tussauds Group will be recounting how the CDM ToolKit 2000 is being used to improve the control and consistency of CDM Projects within Madame Tussauds and the World of Adventures at Chessington before targeting the implementation of the product group wide.
Scott Desborough - Planning Supervisor for the Tussauds Group of Companies
Local Agenda 21 and Best Value have led to demands for tighter control of energy consumption in local authorities. Ai Solutions and the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral have worked in partnership to provide a bespoke application to meet the needs of this local authority with a large property portfolio.
Steve Coffey - the Corporate Services Manager for the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral
Attendance at the event is by pre-booking, costs £70 plus VAT and includes refreshments. Please note that attendees wishing to take advantage of our £15 pre-booking discount have until the 25th March 2000 to complete their payment. If you have not received an invitation and would like to attend, please call us on 01525 850080 or see our web site www.aisolutions.co.uk.
The next version of CDM ToolKit 2000 is available as a beta release and is scheduled for distribution in mid April. If you would like to join the beta test group, please let us know.
You may like to know that we intend to be at the Interbuild exhibition 21-25 May 2000 at the NEC. You can register from our web site (www.aisolutions.co.uk) and save the £20 entrance fee.
Our web site (www.aisolutions.co.uk) now contains a downloadable Company Brochure and Product Data Sheets. Please keep an eye on our site to see how the product developments can help you and your colleagues. If you need a colour copy of our Company Brochure, please call or e-mail us.