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Benefits of AWP
By Josh Girvin, O3 Solutions CEO “There is nothing in it for us” is a common justification used for not implementing Advanced Work Packaging (AWP). Many people, particularly those with a limited understanding of how AWP works, cannot understand the benefit to their company and are quick to consider it someone else’s torch to carry....
Blog AWP Engineering
by Josh Girvin, O3’s CEO Most AWP implementations are a lot like wearing sandals when mowing your lawn. We spend a huge of time and energy talking about safety in construction at a worksite, filling out lots of forms, having meetings, performing hazard assessments. Then we come home and mow the lawn in sandals. Engineering...
“You get what you inspect, not what you expect” – A very simple but very valuable concept, particularly in modern construction projects. My recent blog post talked about the Owner’s Need To Own AWP. Owning Advanced Work Packaging, however, isn’t enough. Owners also need to set the expectations for performance, in the same way they...
o3 awp xchange
By Josh Girvin, O3 Solutions CEO O3 recently hosted its first-ever AWP xChange conference, dedicated to the discussion of AWP technology and how AWP can be a part of a company’s digital transformation. I’ve attended numerous excellent AWP conferences that were focused primarily on process and practices over the years. While these are educational and...
awp implementation
By Josh Girvin, O3 Solutions CEO  “We have a project kicking off next week and we would like to implement Advanced Work Packaging. Can you help?”  I hear this a lot, and of course in most cases the answer is yes. But the key to the question is in understanding what is meant by “kicking...
o3 awp xchange
The first-ever AWP xChange was a great success! We heard some valuable information on the digital transformation that construction must make to effectively support Advanced Work Packaging. O3 clients presented case studies highlighting the scalability of AWP, how to successfully go digital with AWP, and beginning with the end in mind. O3 CEO, Josh Girvin...
o3 model browser
O3 is excited to announce model browsers that are built on a CWP-centric view for WorkFace Planners. The need for this came from traditional model browsers set up with the hierarchy set for the needs of Engineering. This posed two challenges for WorkFace Planners: model conditioning needed to supplement information and reorder hierarchy and the...
GROUP ASI conference
This year’s AWP Conference London was virtual once again as the world is still navigating through the pandemic. While we would have loved to travel and see everyone in person, this conference still delivered high-value content and information from all speakers and presenters. We’ve compiled some of the highlights that you may have missed but...
awp myths
By Josh Girvin, O3 Solutions CEO  To continue the series on Advanced Work Packaging(AWP) Myths, let’s take a look at another fallacy I hear all the time: “AWP doesn’t work for turnarounds”.   Before we start addressing what is wrong with this, let’s focus on a few aspects that are correct. There are two main aspects to AWP:  The focus on getting Engineering and...
o3 solutions
The final installment of our data series focuses on using data to support work packaging with a 3D model. 3D modeling has come a long way in just the last few years. It would take quite a bit of time to create the 3D model and when it was ready it was pretty but it...
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