IFS Sponsor 20th CITA Meeting - Aviva Stadium
This event took place in the futuristic setting of the New Aviva Stadium on the morning of the 21st of May and was showcasing Irish Technology companies with exporting potential and new technology based services. The keynote speakers were also giving advice and guidance on nurturing the development of products and services in the technology sector both at home and abroad.
The keynote speakers of the day were Sean Gallagher Entrepreneur on Dragons Den and CEO of Smarthomes, John Whelan CEO of the Irish Exporters Association and Jan Gerritsen, Enterprise Ireland/Enterprise European Network. The host speaker was Chairman John McGowan - Director of CITA Ltd who made the opening address.
The final speaker of the day was Ken Kennedy head of IT for John Sisk & Son, the Main Contractor on the Aviva Stadium project. Ken gave a summary presentation on the Information Technology and associated services that John Sisk & Son implemented on the project, Ken outlined how IT played a critical role right through the overall project lifecycle, from inception through to Design, Construction and Handover to the Aviva Stadium management team. During his presentation Ken made reference to IFS’ key role in implementing their IFS Digital Project Manual™ technical service & solution, managing all the Construction Handover Documentation throughout the project on behalf of John Sisk & Son, Ken also highlighted how this information would be a crucial as-built reference for the future lifecycle and operations of the stadium by the Aviva Stadium management team.
IFS were appointed by John Sisk & Son as the Construction Handover Documentation Coordinator for the AVIVA Stadium Project. IFS’ role was to implement their award winning IFS Digital Project Manual™ to ensure a smooth transition of the Digital Construction Handover Documentation Package to the Aviva Stadium management team.
IFS Awarded ISO 9001:2008 Certification
With the Irish economy struggling to recover, Irish companies such as IFS are looking to future growth in export markets. IFS has implemented its Construction Handover Documentation software and service in the form of the IFS Digital Project Manual™ on more than 250 separate capital projects of various size, scale and complexity. It is the market leader in this area and has worked on large-scale capital projects such as the new Aviva Stadium, Wyeth’s Product Development Centre and the newly completed €350 million Irish Rail Kildare Route Project. Going from strength to strength, IFS has been appointed to several major construction projects in the UK and is presently developing a presence in other target markets. In addition, IFS has achieved registration and certification to ISO 9001:2008 for its Quality Management System in the provision of its Digital Construction Handover Documentation Services.