Tag Archive: design review

Mar 15 2011

Online collaboration for marketing and sales

Enhancing customer service is one area where many AEC firms could do better, and web-based tools can help support marketing and sales activities. Show Document and VeriShow I wrote about the SaaS generic design review application Show Document about 18 months ago. I didn’t devote much time to it from a construction perspective as it …

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Sep 09 2009

ShowDocument

Following on from my post about design review applications, I received a news release from Israeli firm HBR Labs about a similar type of solution. ShowDocument Now is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)document-sharing application that includes dedicated ‘meeting rooms’, secure online document storage and mobile device support. It supports various document types, including Word, PowerPoint, PDF, text …

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Feb 05 2007

Design review tools

The past week has seen some blogging about design review tools from two of the AEC CAD heavyweights: Bentley and Autodesk. Bentley has announced (29 January) the release of ProjectWise Navigator – “the first visual collaboration client for design review and analysis plus work packaging that fully supports iterative workflows and reuse of all content throughout …

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Dec 28 2006

CAD file viewers

I’d almost forgetten Whip! Most vendors of construction collaboration technologies (sometimes called ‘extranets’) will recommend third-party applications to use with their collaboration solutions in order to view, mark-up and comment upon CAD files. Among the pure collaboration vendors, only my employer, BIW Technologies, offers its own integrated file viewing technology, but I sometimes forget about the solutions …

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