Why Choose an Integrated Project Delivery Platform in a World of Niche?

GEOFF ROBERTS | March 5, 2020

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Owner organizations across asset-intensive and manufacturing industries are striving to deliver projects whilst looking to digitally transform their businesses. It’s ever easier for business units and departments within these organisations to adopt niche cloud products to support their individual requirements. We know that these products are often easy to set up and quick to establish while answering the specific need of a department.

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Harrison Grierson

Harrison Grierson is widely regarded as one of the leading engineering and design consultancies in New Zealand. The Company began trading in 1885 when architect John William Harrison set up practice in Auckland, New Zealand. He was later joined in partnership by surveyor Charles Kirkpatrick Grierson in 1912.

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Harrison Grierson

Harrison Grierson is widely regarded as one of the leading engineering and design consultancies in New Zealand. The Company began trading in 1885 when architect John William Harrison set up practice in Auckland, New Zealand. He was later joined in partnership by surveyor Charles Kirkpatrick Grierson in 1912.

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