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Our Services

With over 6000 building handover projects and 6 million documents converted to digital O&Ms since 1998, COGNICA are experts in the collection, structuring, digitisation and delivery of Operations & Maintenance information and BIM, CIBSE TM31, and BREEAM compliant Technical Authoring services for the UK utilities, buildings, and general construction industry. Supporting O&Ms we provide; legacy paper to digital conversion, O&M delivery into your SharePoint, 3D laser scanning reality capture digital twin with embedded documentation, integration with 3rd party CMS/CDEs such as ViewPoint, Aconex, Asite, Procore etc.

Construction buildings

What do we do?

COGNICA specialise in managing O&M data and asset documentation for the utilities and construction industries. We offer a fully managed O&M service that saves time and resources for main contractors and end clients through our expert teams chasing all the supply chain, collating, and organizing handover documentation on your behalf, delivered using our highly structure digital O&M systems. 

COGNICA adhere to BIM, CIBSE, and BREEAM technical authoring standards and uses proprietary, in-house applications for document collation, hosting, and publication. We also convert your legacy paper O&M manuals into a highly-structured modern digital format.  As well as O&M manuals, we provide PPM schedules, asset registers, BREEAM user guides, CIBSE TM31 building logbooks, M&E manuals, H&S manuals, fire safety content separation, commercial and home user guides, student packs, and more. 

We are accredited to ISO19650 (BIM level 2) and ISO 9001 (Quality), ensuring task information management and data compilation services for projects comply with BIM Level 2. 

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SharePoint

Specialising In

  • Digital O&M Manuals and Technical Authoring
    • We take the stress out of project handovers with our inhouse digital O&M systems, or your CMS/CDE, using our managed services teams and technical authors.  We offer a fully managed service, to create highly structured content, delivered digitally or hosted online
  • Paper O&Ms to Digital Conversion
    • Fully managed conversion of legacy paper to digital O&Ms, no project too big or too small.
  • Your O&Ms in SharePoint
    • O&Ms delivered directly into your SharePoint tenant, full site setup, configuration, and training.
  • Reality Capture Laser Scanning – Insite360
    • Reality capture digital twins of your buildings, utilities, and external sites with Insite360 & NavVis VLX rapid mobile laser scanning.

Throughout the whole process, the COGNICA team have been first class in their efforts and the service they have provided. We could not be happier with the whole experience.


Project Manager, Mandolin, ISG

Providing clients with complete confidence

COGNICA’s quality management systems provide our clients with complete confidence in the reliability of our products and solutions and is a registered member of the ICO for Data Protection under reference ZA751681.

 

COGNICA hold a number of active quality certifications including ISO 9001 certification for collation and delivery of information (DNV), ISO 14001 for its Environmental Management System (DNV), ISO 45001 Occupational Health and Safety System (DNV), ISO 19650-2 for BIM Level 2 delivery (BSI). In addition, COGNICA hold further accreditations in Builder’s Profile Premium, Constructionline Gold, Achilles UVDB Silver, Acclaim (SSIP scheme), IHEEM affiliate and CSCS cards for construction site safety.

Our Services

O&M manuals
O&M manuals

Fully managed Digital O&M manuals collections and publication services.

Technical Authoring – 3 Tier Levels
Technical Authoring – 3 Tier Levels

Full range of inhouse professional technical authoring services to support O&M manuals offered at Bronze, Silver, or Gold to suit your needs and budget.  Read more.

    Paper to Digital O&M conversion
    Paper to Digital O&M conversion

    Fully managed service to catalogue, digitise, structure, and deliver your legacy paper O&M manuals into modern digital O&Ms.

    Publish O&M manuals to SharePoint
    Publish O&M manuals to SharePoint

    As well as multiple proprietary formats our systems will publish O&M manual into your SharePoint site so you retain management of it.

    Reality Capture Laser Scanning – Insite360
    Reality Capture Laser Scanning – Insite360

    3D laser scanning of your buildings, site, or estates, internal and external to create reality capture digital twins with HD photogrammetry, laser point clouds, embedded document content and more.

      NaviDoc
      NaviDoc

      Digital O&M manual developed by COGNICA.

      Matrix
      Matrix

      Digital O&M project management platform developed by COGNICA.

      Building Log Books (CIBSE TM31)
      Building Log Books (CIBSE TM31)

      Comprehensive log book for the building to TM31 standards.

      Building User Guides (BREEAM)
      Building User Guides (BREEAM)

      Comprehensive building user guide to BREEAM standards.

      M&E Manuals
      M&E Manuals

      Mechanical & Electrical manuals fully authored by our inhouse expects

      H&S Manuals
      H&S Manuals

      Health & Safety manuals collated from information provided by the Principal Designer (PD) & Design Team for final approval by the PD.

      PPM Schedules
      PPM Schedules

      Planned Preventative Maintenance Schedules prepared by our inhouse experts for your maintenance teams.

      Site Operating Guides
      Site Operating Guides

      Detailed site operating guide for your building or site.

      Asset Registers
      Asset Registers

      Highly structured register of all your building or site assets including photography where available.

      Fire Safety Content Separation
      Fire Safety Content Separation

      As part of our O&M service, we routinely provide Fire Safety content separation in the O&M manual to ensure all the relevant fire safety information is separated out into its own clear and convenient section.

      Home User Guides
      Home User Guides

      Comprehensive resident user guides for apartment units, to suit the needs of the development.

      Student User Guides
      Student User Guides

      Comprehensive student user guide for campus services.

      Insite360 Laser Reality Capture Surveying

      Reality capture digital twins of your buildings, utilities, and external sites with Insite360 & NavVis VLX rapid mobile laser scanning.

      • High speed
      • Intuitive
      • Low Carbon
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