Susan Smith has worked as an editor and writer in the technology industry for over 16 years. As an editor she has been responsible for the launch of a number of technology trade publications, both in print and online. Currently, Susan is the Editor of GISCafe and AECCafe, as well as those sites’ … More »
Include extended team members in your AEC project
October 19th, 2010 by Susan Smith
As projects are becoming more complex with more global distribution, customers are asking for a data management system that provides AEC project teams with an accurate view of their project wherever they are, with access to information across the project lifecycle. They want a collaboration solution that will focus on the project, not the data, that will also offer viral team communication to include social networking and ad hoc collaboration.
According to Rick Rundell, senior director AEC Strategic Technology, Autodesk’s BIM 360 is the answer to those customer requirements. As part of the entire AEC collaboration data solution, BIM 360 joins Vault and Buzzsaw. Autodesk Vault is
at the heart of BIM 360.
Utilizing Autodesk Cloud, Autodesk BIM 360 delivers collaboration and data management across the project, across AEC teams and across the enterprise. It can be used with people outside your firewall as well as those within it.
By delivering the right information to the right people at the right time, AEC teams can formulate better decisions and minimize mistakes and rework. The opportunity to engage stakeholders in the design process by providing more accurate information and analysis is a win-win and can only result in better outcomes throughout the project lifecycle.
The ability to facilitate early multi-discipline collaboration in design and construction planning — via multi-discipline model aggregation, model exchange, clash detection and analysis – gives AEC teams a better understanding of the project before breaking ground for construction.
Autodesk BIM 360 offers a single reference point for all team members involved in the project lifecycle – from concept to design through to construction, operations