Vico Software Debuts Doc Set Manager

Organizes and Compares Drawings Sets with Ease

 

Boulder, CO - August 19, 2009 - Vico Software, the leader in BIM for Construction, will debut its latest product, Doc Set Manager, on this week's Fridays with Vico webinar.  The new product is designed specifically for collaborative project teams who work with thousands of pages of drawings.  Now instead of combing through the pages manually, running the extremely costly risk of missing a change that brings a project to its knees, users can load PDFs and DWGs into the Document Register and see which drawings have changed, which are missing, and which need attention.

 

Here's how it works...

 

Imagine you had one box where you could dump all the construction drawing sheets, thousands of them, from DD 10% to DD 25%, DD 50%, and the final CDs.  Now imagine that this box sorted all the pages, compared the versions, and alerted you when a change was detected between two versions.

 

Sound too good to be true? 

 

The goodness continues.  The box, this Document Register, serves as the hub for all drawings and changes.  Now you can move on to the virtual light table and review the changes with three different modes: slider, side-by-side, and color-coded highlights.  Now you can cloud the changes, make notes/comments, create RFIs, and even assign teammates to investigate the changes.

 

Now for the cool. You can take snapshots of the clouds and RFIs and email them to colleagues.  You can report on them according to status or ownership. 

 

All of a sudden, you don't fear the 4:30pm FedEx delivery man. 

 

For more information on Vico Doc Set Manager, please review the frequently asked questions, and features and benefits listing.

 

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About the Fridays with Vico Webinar Program

Fridays with Vico is a free educational forum for General Contractors and Owners.  The series highlights best practices and case studies from customers, as well as showcases new product functionality and discusses industry trends.

 

About Vico Software

Vico Software, Inc. provides software and services to the building construction industry.  Building owners, general contractors, and construction managers use our software and our services to reduce risk, manage costs, and optimize schedules on complex building projects.  Vico's 5D Virtual Construction solutions pioneered the category of BIM for Construction, and they remain the industry's most integrated approach to coordination, quantity takeoff, cost estimation, project scheduling, and production control.  The new Vico Office product suite continues this tradition making it possible to leverage many important BIM file formats such as Revit, Tekla, and ArchiCAD.  The benefits of our solutions and services have been proven on hundreds of building projects to date.


For more information, please contact:
Holly Allison
VP of Marketing at Vico Software
Tel:    (978) 882-0170 x118 (eastern)
Skype:    reason8855

Email:     holly.allison@vicosoftware.com
Twitter:    @letsbuildit