AECOM launches Digital AECOM to help clients accelerate their digital journeys and achieve better project outcomes

Through its digital consulting offer and hosted services products, Digital AECOM’s depth of expertise includes more than 2,000 integrated digital practitioners globally

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AECOM (NYSE:ACM), the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, today announced the launch of Digital AECOM, which combines the Company’s global digital-focused consulting services, hosted services products to help clients accelerate their digital journeys and achieve better project outcomes, and digital tools to enhance its delivery of core engineering and design services. The branded offer leverages the strengths of the firm’s more than 2,000 integrated digital practitioners globally and proven AECOM technology to connect data, projects, and communities.

Today’s announcement of Digital AECOM reflects our continuing focus on investing to develop differentiated digital solutions for our clients, deepen our relationships and create more ways for AECOM to deliver value added services for clients,’’ said Troy Rudd, AECOM’s chief executive officer. “Digital AECOM answers our clients’ needs for more holistic advisory and program management capabilities in an integrated offering, especially as they pursue increasingly ambitious ESG initiatives that this suite of services is ideally suited to address.”

Core Elements of Digital AECOM’s Offering

  • Digital Consulting Services: Digital AECOM’s consulting services are delivered by subject matter experts across all regions and markets. These services are focused on assisting asset owner clients make their own digital transformation as they seek to unlock productivity improvements and innovation in their businesses. AECOM’s industry-leading knowledge shaped by rich asset management and technical expertise provides a unique and independent perspective of the technology choices facing clients and industry. The Company offers consulting services across four key pillars: digital strategy, digital design and operations, data analytics and artificial intelligence, and digital solutions delivery.
  • Digital Products:

    Following several years of investment and successful prototyping, Digital AECOM is launching the first of its global software solutions to market that will augment and reimagine the Company’s core design and infrastructure services. Today’s launch includes PlanEngageTM, a unique digital tool that streamlines the planning stakeholder engagement process by improving public participation and understanding of the planning process, and PlanSpendTM, which serves as a capital planning platform that helps clients prioritize and manage their most important projects.

The world has changed over the last two years; flexible working is here to stay and with that comes the need for information to be accessible anywhere and anytime. The ability to connect information and our professionals, to digitize our delivery and to enhance collaboration is unlocking productivity gains for our sector that are long overdue,” said Todd Battley, AECOM’s chief strategy officer. “The potential for digital technology to accelerate sustainability is immense, from measuring and reducing carbon emissions to monitoring biodiversity and informing more precise policies to improve social equity.”

Digital AECOM is a key enabler of AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies strategy and demonstrates for clients that progress is possible to deliver a better world. For more information on Digital AECOM’s services and products, please visit https://digital.aecom.com.

About AECOM

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy, and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical expertise and innovation, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.3 billion in fiscal year 2021. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

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Contacts

Investor Contact:
Will Gabrielski

Senior Vice President, Finance, Treasurer

213.593.8208

William.Gabrielski@aecom.com

Media Contact:
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Vice President, Global Communications & Corporate Responsibility

213.996.2367

Brendan.Ranson-Walsh@aecom.com