Across many industries from agriculture to infrastructure to manufacturing, utilities and construction companies rely on the best engineering project management firms to help manage crucial assets. Often, engineering project managers and their clients need to look together at models of assets like facilities or equipment.
It can be difficult for a client and project manager to get on the same page without interactivity, but often there is none. Without some way to get on the same page, it can be next to impossible to help clients manage projects properly.
Point Clouds Are Just the Beginning
In order to properly visualize a project – for example a factory facility – 3D scans are made, yielding a complex point cloud. That raw data is just the beginning, however. Using a point cloud, project managers can build a building information model (BIM), but clients often have no way to use point cloud data in a meaningful way.
Project managers have to find a way for both parties to visualize and discuss project models, without making their clients purchase extra software and download large datasets that are difficult to manage and visualize – or rely on datasets they’re not familiar with. With JP Interactive Viewer, project managers can host a detailed 3D model and view the same model with clients via the cloud. This means there’s one central model, keeping everybody on the same page.
More Than Just the Model
Engineering project managers, construction companies, and end users all need to track plenty of data to keep their asset management up to snuff. Traditionally, data such as maintenance records, change logs, equipment models and age, and a range of other data might be strewn about various software, spreadsheets, and even paper notes – making it hard or impossible to find information related to an asset and take appropriate action on a regular basis.
Now, project managers can utilize JP Interactive Viewer’s extensive data handling to tag features and equipment and attach records like as-is documentation, CAD models, facilities changes, analytics, operational data, KPIs, and more. Since the data and the 3D model (known as a digital twin) are centralized in one, remote-accessible location, project managers and clients can quickly find crucial data and make informed decisions.
This means a proper 3D model is the central point of contact for all parties – and the only place data about a project needs to be – making engineering project management easy.
For example, imagine a construction company wants to examine part of an asset to understand where brick is wearing away from parts of the building. Data visualization through JP Interactive Viewer helps them identify where the problem is worse between certain levels and identify where to make replacements. This is just one real-world example of the power of this kind of centralized model and data set.
Improve Your Projects by Leaps and Bounds
In today’s market, only the most efficient project managers stand to keep landing great clients. If you’re ready to find out how JP Interactive Viewer can help you stay ahead of the pack, contact JP Global Digital today for a free demo of JP Interactive Viewer.