Information Management

information management
D2 Rail are a consultancy who can offer tailored and impartial advice on Information Management and Document Control. We have a track record of delivering holistic management of project information and understand the challenges and complexities which arise from project to project. Within our team, we have dedicated individuals who have gained a wealth of experience in various systems, keeping abreast of best practice procedures and industry standards. The team can advise on the setup and maintenance of your chosen system as well as provide training and ongoing support.

Information Management Strategy

D2 Rail can provide an Information Management Strategy for your project by assessing your current setup, evaluating where problems may arise and improvements can be made. We work alongside our clients to build a strategy which fits the project and the user’s requirements, is compliant to Information Management standard PAS1192 and Building Information Modelling (BIM) standard BS1192. We can advise on the best-practice for Common Data Environment (CDE) structure, approvals process and collaborative design production from a single source of truth.

Document Control

D2 Rail can provide Document Control support both in house and remotely, working with you to provide the best service to suit you and your project. The team manage the transfer and logging of large amounts of electronic data, ensuring full traceability in the design, approval and review processes.

Our team have gained experience from many Rail projects and can provide day to day support in a multitude of systems including; Bentley ProjectWise, Bentley Enterprise Bridge (eB), Connect Tracker, AutoDesk Vault, ASSAI, ASITE, Cab-i-Net, Microsoft SharePoint and Opentext Content Server amongst others.

Training and Ongoing Technical Support

Our Information Management team can provide training sessions to suit all levels of the supply chain, on a one to one basis, group sessions and Q&A/drop-in forums. D2 Rail can also provide clear and detailed training material to suit specific roles, processes and procedures.

We feel it is vital for knowledge sharing to form an important part of any project, to aid collaborative working and allow users to work confidently and efficiently within your chosen system on a day to day basis.

Consents

Consents form a critical part of major infrastructure projects and can demand a huge volume of data to be produced. Controlled and organised management of this data is vital for successful project delivery. A Common Data Environment (CDE) is an essential tool when compiling Consents submissions, allowing teams from various disciplines to work collaboratively and comply with relevant BIM standards.

When working on Consents submissions there is a surplus of data which needs to be managed. This management will be controlled by a designated Information Controller within a CDE. Our Information Controllers maintain tight controls on the quality of the information submitted and process this information promptly to meet project deadlines.

An effective CDE should be able to not only store all required data, but also trace the review and approval processes through the lifecycle of the project. D2 Rail’s Information Management team has a wealth of experience in setting up and managing CDEs. Our teams can provide continued support through the Consents process, from the configuration of the CDE that the information will be stored in, to delivery to external parties and the Department for Transport. Our Information Management team set up project processes prior to the work commencing, producing numbering and naming conventions, guidance notes for the CDE, document templates, drawing borders, Photomontage templates and CAD support. All these points are crucial at the beginning of the works in order to maintain a seamless process when submitting documentation.

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