Lendlease and Google Cloud associate to quicken digital transformation strategy
Lendlease has partnered with Google Cloud to strengthen its digital transformation strategy. Both have come to an agreement and under which Google Cloud will help multinational group with shifting its firm’s workloads along with CAD platforms, in-house "project excellence" platform Oli, and its Oracle-based e-finance system, which currently reside in eight on-premise data centers located across four continents, onto the cloud.
These two firms will merge artificial intelligence, machine learning, and smart data analytics capabilities from Google Cloud into Lendlease's Podium building software platform which aids companies plan for projects related to construction.
"By using Podium to digitize supply chains, firms can plan construction projects with accurate parts, pricing, and supply. This means fewer delays to projects, more precise build plans, and a reduction in cost estimate errors," Lendlease Digital CEO Bill Ruh said, "This will also put important information about the lifecycle of building projects into the hands of employees at their work locations, including construction sites and within owned property assets." The duo also decided to co-develop building solutions to the real estate industry reach their targets.
"Working together, we will also spearhead digital transformation across the global property and construction industry, and enable companies to drive towards a healthier, more sustainable future."