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About Us

HDMGlobal is an international consortium of academic and consultancy companies that have formed a partnership for the future management of HDM 4. This was initially a five-year concession awarded by PIARC commencing June 2005 with exclusive rights for its distribution. Following the worldwide success of HDM-4 Version 2 during this period, in June 2010 PIARC extended this for a further five years.

At the center of consortium is the Highway Management Research Group a UK based association of the University of Birmingham, Atkins and AECOM in partnership with; TRL Ltd also of the UK, ARRB Transport Research Ltd from Australia, PFC and EGIS from France, and ICH of Chile. The main partners are complemented by close links with the associate members of the Mexican Institute of Transport, and IKRAM Paves Sdn Bhd of Malaysia

The concession will involve the consortium offering -

i) User support and other technical assistance services for present HDM-4 version 1.3 users and to future Version 2 users

ii) Development and management of the HDM-4 website, including a data base of user-questions and answers

iii) Organization of the sales HDM-4 of the software and documentation throughout the world

iv) Operation of an HDM-4 users club to facilitate contacts, feedback from applications, etc

v) Organization of a system of labelled HDM-4 training courses

vi) Maintenance of the protection of the software against illegal multiple copies and pirating of the software

vii) Production of periodic up-graded versions including corrective actions and enhancements defined from user's feedback

viii) Regular updating of the HDM-4 documentation in the three languages English, French and Spanish

ix) Active promotion of the dissemination of HDM-4 via Internet, articles, participation in conferences and training courses

 

The consortium will be required to report to a PIARC appointed review board and demonstrate its fulfilment of concession requirements, in particular the quality of services to users.

  • Technical Support

    Technical Support

    Find out about the technical support service offered by HDMGlobal to help users use HDM-4 effectively.

  • Knowledge Base

    Knowledge Base

    View articles that address common questions received by HDM-4 Support.

  • Software Updates

    Software Updates

    For existing HDM-4 users, view the latest software release and the changes made before registering to receive the updates.

  • Training & Events

    Training & Events

    Find out about HDM-4 training courses offered by HDMGlobal and their partner organisations and other related events.