Lincolnshire County Council selects CCM IT service for Teal Park Project in Lincoln
Innovative Contract Change Management (CCM) SaaS service, which supports the New Engineering Contract (NEC) form of contract, is selected for a further Lincolnshire project with May Gurney. This follows the use of CCM on the £62m A1073 Spalding to Eye Improvement scheme between Peterborough and Spalding, and the A16/A52 Widening at Boston.
Lee Rowley, Senior Project Leader for the A1073 scheme, said, “CCM has proved to be avery valuable tool for the scheme, with all parties able to see at a glance the current situationwith regards to changes to the contract. With nearly 1200 Early Warnings, 1000 ProjectManager’s Instructions and 1000 Compensation Events the software has greatly assisted in the management of the process.”
The CCM Software as a Service (SaaS), provided by MPS, is specifically designed to manage the contract change processes set out in the NEC form of contract, versions 2 and 3. CCM is currently used by an extensive range of clients around the UK, and in New Zealand, on civils,power and building projects.
Key benefits include timely agreement of change, quality assured contract administration, the early completion of final account, improved contract management discipline, instant visibility of risk and change issues, improved change management, quality assured processes, consistency, instant access to risk spend data, rigorous audit trail, and instant availability of Excel reports over the web – all leading to reduced risk and reduced costs. A University of the West of England research project indicates typical proven benefits to include potential savings of £52,000.
CCM is now well established with a number of Local Authorities across the UK. Other Local Authorities using CCM include Gwynedd Council, Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council,Caerphilly County Borough Council, Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, Dundee City Council, City of Edinburgh Council, Glasgow City Council, Kent County Council, Scarborough Borough Council, Bedfordshire, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Cumbria County Council, Surrey County Council, West Sussex, Herefordshire County Council and many more.
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