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nPlan CEO Dev Amratia interviewed on Bloomberg News' Markets Today

nPlan CEO Dev Amratia interviewed on Bloomberg News' Markets Today

Watch: Tom Mackenzie and Anna Edwards giving nPlan CEO Dev Amratia a grilling on how nPlan’s AI has been used by its clients to avoid £millions in delay-linked cost, how AI can help to neutralise the biases that lead to the misforecasting of major projects, his opinion on HS2 - and much more besides.

Construction Planning Software Startup nPlan Secures Funding From Google Ventures

Construction Planning Software Startup nPlan Secures Funding From Google Ventures

GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, has invested in construction tech startup nPlan. A total of $18.5 million was secured during a recent funding round, led by GV, Local Globe, Pentech and Entrepreneur First. Headquartered in London, nPlan uses machine learning to forecast various aspects of a construction project, including duration, risks and more.

Kier, nPlan and Keltbray win innovation funding

Kier, nPlan and Keltbray win innovation funding

Kier, nPlan and Keltbray have received a government grant for research and innovation projects.

Alphabet venture arm GV backs UK machine-learning start-up nPlan

Alphabet venture arm GV backs UK machine-learning start-up nPlan

A British start-up which helped Network Rail save tens of millions of pounds by identifying potential bottlenecks in infrastructure upgrades has secured more than £10m in new funding from the venture arm of Google's owner, Alphabet.

Here’s why Alphabet VC arm backed UK machine-learning startup nPlan with £13.5M

Here’s why Alphabet VC arm backed UK machine-learning startup nPlan with £13.5M

London-based nPlan is a revolutionary system, which utilises machine learning and AI analytics to predict outcomes of construction projects and mitigate risk. In a recent development, the company pocketed $18.5 million (nearly £13.5 million) in a funding round.

Guess how you take the risk out of big projects? By not guessing

Guess how you take the risk out of big projects? By not guessing

Dev Amratia began to appreciate the scale of the construction industry’s failings, from over-running jobs to quality issues, while working as a project manager at Shell. On one scheme he worked on, it was vital that it was completed by a certain date “almost regardless of how much it cost”. And how did that go? “We still missed the date. We took losses of millions of dollars a day.”

Kier using AI technology to support bids

Kier using AI technology to support bids

Kier has started using artificial intelligence to support its bids for new work, Construction News can exclusively reveal. The contractor has been using technology from start-up company nPlan, which analyses programmes to identify where potential delays and problems are most likely to occur and where…

Nine out of 10 large projects ‘behind schedule’

Nine out of 10 large projects ‘behind schedule’

Nearly 9 in 10 large construction projects are behind schedule following pandemic disruption, new data suggests. Of those projects, each of which cost more than £100m, almost a quarter were delayed by more than 250 days.

Bam launches AI powered approach to portfolio risk management

Bam launches AI powered approach to portfolio risk management

Bam and nPlan have teamed up to launch a new approach to risk management that utilises artificial intelligence (AI) to tackle potential issues within a portfolio of projects more efficiently than ever.

nPlan Promises Better Risk Management Through AI for $11B UK Rail Project

nPlan Promises Better Risk Management Through AI for $11B UK Rail Project

Artificial intelligence is better at de-risking program schedules than the lived experience of seasoned project teams, according to a London-based start-up that recently secured work on an $11 billion-UK railroad program. The company is not alone in harnessing AI in the quest for predictable project outcomes.

Meet the AI ‘pioneers’ behind Britain’s biggest infrastructure projects

Meet the AI ‘pioneers’ behind Britain’s biggest infrastructure projects

Businesses can benefit from artificial intelligence (AI) regulation creating “trusted brands”, the man using the technology to power the restoration of parliament – among other major infrastructure projects – has said.

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