The Superior Technical Achievement Recognition (STAR) Award recognizes the personal contributions of Fiatech members who have given immensely of their own time and energy to help Fiatech achieve its vision.
At the 2017 Fiatech Technology Conference & Showcase, Advisian Digital Enterprise’s Jim Purvis was awarded the STAR Award for his effort over the past year, helping Fiatech merge with its parent organization the Construction Industry Institute (CII).
Fiatech is an international community of passionate stakeholders working together to lead global development and adoption of innovative practices and technologies to realize the highest business value throughout the life cycle of capital assets. CII is a consortium of more than 130 leading owner, engineering-contractor, and supplier firms from both the public and private arenas who have joined together to enhance the business effectiveness and sustainability of the capital facility life cycle through CII research, related initiatives, and industry alliances.
Fiatech’s current Performance Attainment Targets are galvanizing owners, EPC’s and suppliers to drive $300MM/$1B in cost from capital projects. Through the application of existing and innovative digital technologies, a more effective asset data lifecycle is expected to revolutionize our industry.
Of the award, Jim said “I was very surprised and pleased to be given the STAR award at the 2017 Fiatech Technology Conference & Showcase. I have enjoyed my time working with the Fiatech team, creating a strong vision for technology in capital project industries and delivering tangible benefits to our customers, ourselves and the industry overall. Advisian and WorleyParsons have been very supportive of this effort as it aligns with our innovative culture.”
With over 25 years’ experience in the international capital facilities industry, Jim is part of the Advisian Digital Enterprise group and the Chairman of Fiatech’s Board of Advisors, leading the organisation in all aspects including strategic direction, operating policies, industry participation and engagements.