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Ministry of Transportation Ontario Extends Seven-Year Partnership with Aurigo Software

Parul Dubey on February 19, 2021 - in Corporate, News, Technology

AUSTIN, Texas — Aurigo Software today announced that the Ministry of Transportation, Ontario (MTO) has extended its agreement with Aurigo for contract management services by two more years. MTO’s web-based contract management service (WBCMS), powered by Aurigo’s flagship Masterworks platform, supports Ontario’s annual investment of over $3 billion CAD in capital construction, maintenance and operations of the region’s transportation networks. As part of this extension, MTO’s system will be upgraded to run on the newly launched Masterworks 2021 edition of the software. 

MTO first partnered with Aurigo Software in early 2014, selecting Masterworks to help plan and deliver the province’s multibillion-dollar infrastructure program. A year later, the agency selected the Aurigo platform again to include managing its construction, engineering, and operations service provider contracts. The solution allows for full contract lifecycle management, field and lab testing of materials, contract payment requests and approvals, and electronic correspondence with all stakeholders. 

Over one thousand internal and external MTO team members use the solution to streamline how they collect, report, and validate data. At the same time, 800 external service providers access their own web-based portal for checklists, tasks, dashboards, and daily updates of all activities and tests. 

“Capital infrastructure owners are increasingly moving to cloud-based platforms that are reliable and scalable to manage their contract data and execute their complex programs successfully,” said Balaji Sreenivasan, CEO and founder of Aurigo Software. “We are delighted to continue our partnership with the Ministry to help deliver vital infrastructure to the residents of Ontario.” 

As part of its standard procurement procedure, the MTO formally evaluated different software providers at the end of the previous term and elected to continue with Aurigo as it was deemed to be the best fit. 

About Aurigo Software 

Aurigo builds software that helps build the world. Aurigo provides modern, cloud-based solutions for capital infrastructure and private owners to help them plan with confidence, build with quality, and maintain their assets efficiently. With more than $300b of capital programs under management, Aurigo’s solutions are trusted by over 300 customers in transportation, water and utilities, healthcare, higher education, and government on over 40,000 projects across North America. Aurigo helps capital program executives make better decisions based on proprietary artificial intelligence and machine learning technology. Aurigo is a privately held US corporation headquartered in Austin, Texas, with global offices in Canada and India. Learn more at www.aurigo.com


About Balaji Sreenivasan 

Balaji Sreenivasan is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aurigo Software Technologies. Balaji has played a critical role in growing the company to a leading enterprise cloud software business that is helping North America reimagine success for over $300 Billion of capital infrastructure projects. At Aurigo, he spends his time on product strategy, partnerships, revenue growth and customer success – earning Aurigo industry accolades, including among Builtworld’s Infrastructure TECH 50, Inc 5000 and GovTech100. Balaji received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Trichy, India and the University of Florida, Gainesville, respectively. He lives in Austin, Texas. 


Aurigo Facts & Stats:  

  • Aurigo’s Flagship Aurigo Masterworks = regarded by North American DOTs as the “Microsoft Suite for Infrastructure Capital Programs” – advancing digital transformation, projects & budgets transparency and Gov’t accountability (incl – built-in ESG monitoring & compliance capabilities – eg: Civil Rights Contracts Requirements, Land/Environmental Easements & Tracking, Federal Aid Reimbursement Mgmt, among many others) 
  • Aurigo by the Numbers – $300Bn+ in PUM (Projects Under Management), 40K capital projects managed, 5% average cost savings, 30-70% increase in productivity, 19 US states footprint, 8 State Agencies using Aurigo technology, 300+ Customers across North America  
  • Aurigo Technology’s Impact – 45K+ Miles of highway, 35B Gallons of drinking water per day, 53M+ Passengers flying through airports each year, $2B+ Import/Export through ports annually  
  • Aurigo Infrastructure Served – US and Canadian highways, bridges, airports, shipping ports, transit operations, pipelines, flood control systems, water & waste management, and Public-Private Partnership – PPP facilities & utilities (eg: hospitals, stadiums, universities, communications access) 

Aurigo Major ClientsState Agencies incl: Ministry of Transportation Ontario; IowaDOT, MassDOT, MontanaDOT, NevadaDOT, OregonDOT, UtahDOT, WisconsinDOT; Local Agencies incl: Regional Municipality of York (Canada incl Toronto); The City of Fort Smith (AR), City of Scottsdale (AZ), Coachella Valley Water District (CA), San Bernadino County (CA), Adams County (CO), Pinellas County (FL), Tampa Bay Water (FL), City of Durham (NC), City of Fargo (ND), City of Lincoln (NE),City of Vegas (NV), New York City Transit (NY), City of Eugene (OR), City of Portland (OR), Portland Water Bureau (OR), City of Houston (TX), Dallas Area Rapid Transit (TX), Fort Bend County (TX), Trinity River Authority (TX), City of Virginia Beach (VA), King County Metro (WA), City of Seattle (WA), Snohomish County (WA); Engineering/Construction Firms incl: McIntosh Perry (Canadian), TBT Engineering (Canadian), Tulloch Engineering (Canadian), WSP Global (Canadian); AECOM (US), Lovell Engineering Associates – LEA (US)  


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