Redefining Construction Document Management

Surveyor

Aside from the obvious issues of being wasteful and bad for the environment, reliance on paper can lead to a host of other pitfalls : • Paper documents run a high risk of getting lost or misplaced, especially in the field. Digitized Documents … AND Integrated Technology.

Best Practices for Construction Document Management

Surveyor

Document management might not sound glamorous, but effective document management is critical to the success of construction projects. It means contractors want to make documents more accessible to their teams. The Challenges of Construction Document Management.

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New Sustainable Projects Exhibit in 2017 AIA Contract Documents

Green Building Law Update

Last week the American Institute of Architects released the 2017 edition of the A201 family of contract documents, including updated versions of the AIA’s documents developed for the design-bid-build delivery model.

AIA Digital Documents

Collaborative Construction

I wrote the summary of the AIA Digital Documents below a few years back but it responds well to recent questions I received regarding digital protocols generally. When the AIA updates its digital suite of documents Collaborative Construction will review those new instruments. AIA Digital Documents Summary James L. These AIA instruments provide a good starting place for understanding the legal landscape in construction from a digital perspective.

AIA updates Interiors Contract Documents

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released six revised contract documents designed for interior construction projects. The new documents also support management of vendors—for furniture, fixtures, and equipment—and contractors

PREPARING CONTRACT (TENDER) DOCUMENTS

The Constructor

The contract documents A contract is an agreement between two parties which they intend to be legally binding with respect to the obligations of each. Construction Contracts Construction Management Constrution Bill of Quantities Contract Documents Contracts Tender Tender documents

PREPARING CONTRACT (TENDER) DOCUMENTS

The Constructor

A contract or tender document in construction industry is an agreement between two parties which they intend to be legally binding with respect to. Construction Construction Contracts Construction Management Bill of Quantities Contract Documents Contracts Tender Tender documents

Types of Documents for Heavy Civil Construction Projects

The Constructor

Types of design and construction documents for heavy civil projects such as engineering design documents, bid documents, construction documents are.

Construction Documents and Data

Surveyor

Last week I went along with one of our product managers to visit a local client – a large general contractor in the Seattle area. The purpose of the visit was to get some feedback on a few new construction management software features we’re developing.

Get a Jump on Potential Litigation with Better Document Processes

Construction Business Owner

However, even matters that settle usually require an electronic discovery process, or e-discovery—the process through which documents requested for legal matters are gathered and provided in electronic form

Cloud Computing & Centralized Document Management

Surveyor

While cloud computing has certainly put everything a click or touch away, remembering which application to click or touch can be just as tedious as remembering on which CD or USB drive your documents are. Information is everywhere, and I don’t just mean that there’s a lot of it.

Some vital construction documents for a construction project

Construction Cost Estimating

If it is required to develop a new building or refurbish surviving property, the owner should have arranged a document so that the work & other portions of the construction project can be performed systematically. It is considered as the vital part of the contract documents.

Cloud Wars: Beyond Document Storage

Surveyor

One article I came across talked about “Cloud Wars” – how cloud computing services, particularly data and document storage services, can no longer survive by just providing “dumb” storage. This is the future of document management for our industry.

Construction Documents and Data

Surveyor

Last week I went along with one of our product managers to visit a local client – a large general contractor in the Seattle area. The purpose of the visit was to get some feedback on a few new construction management software features we’re developing.

Construction Disputes and Project Document Management

Surveyor

The article provided figures and trends regarding the average dollar value of disputes, but the part of the article that stuck with me was a brief mention of the primary reason behind construction disputes – ambiguities in the contract documents.

The Startup Construction Business Checklist: 3 Important Documents You Need to Have

Construction Marketing Blog

This article outlines three important documents that you’ll need in order to start and run a profitable business. First of all, it’s a document you’ll find yourself constantly referring to as it contains key statistics, such as forecasted sales and company turnover. Legal Documents.

AIA Digital Practice Documents for Review

Collaborative Construction

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently published a draft set of Digital Practice Documents worthy of consideration by integrated teams interested in providing BIM enabled facilities and infrastructure in an integrated project delivery (IPD) environment.

New ConsensusDocs Documents Announed

Construction Dive

New Standard Design-Build and Construction Management At-Risk ConsensusDocs ContractsConsensusDocs, a coalition of 40 design and construction industry associations, announced today that it is publishing completely updated design-build and Construction Management at-risk standard documents.

A new report tracks industry preferences for building documentation tools

BD+C

Stationary laser scanners continue to be the most popular building documentation hardware that AEC firms and service providers use for jobsite reality capture and photography. Institute of Building Documentation , its first on the subject of hardware since 2013. But 360° cameras are rapidly gaining ground on scanners, and unmanned aerial vehicles are steadily expanding their user base. These are among the key findings in the latest Cornerstone report released by the U.S.

Bluebeam Tip: Fastest Way to DeSkew (Straighten) a Scanned Document

Carol Hagen

Scanned documents are commonly found as email attachments and unfortunately often get pulled through a scanner at an angle. This often occurs when a stack of documents or plan sets are fed through a desktop scanner.

Revit Server Documents

Revit OpEd

If you visit the wikihelp site for Autodesk Revit Server you''ll find (if you look closely) these documents are available for your use/review. Worksharing Revit Server Whitepapers Wikihelp Resources Networking Documents Bandwidth Requirements for Revit Server Cost-Effective Revit Server Deployments Locking and Worksharing in Revit Server Revit Server 2012 Revit Server and Riverbed Steelhead Understanding Revit Server User of Revit Server on High Latency Networks.

are tender documents and contract documents same. if no then what is the difference

The Constructor

can we mention tender documents as contract document while issuing LOA to the Contractor. if no then what is the difference. Read More at are

Document Scanning via your cell phone?

Carol Hagen

Some of us have tried to take a picture of a document with our cell phone but the results vary widely. Because you are using a cell phone camera that is missing instructions on how to make the photo into a document! . Take a photo of the document with the application. Check the edges or have it automatically determine the edges of the document and prompts for the result(provided that your background is darker than the paper). Digitizing and Archiving Documents.

5 Legal Documents All Construction Business Owners Should Use

Construction Business Owner

While there are several documents that contractors use regularly, there are also other lesser-known legal documents that owners may find useful.

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Guidelines Published for Construction Photo Documentation

ENR Construction

Institute of Building Documentation (USIBD) has issued a guide for taking two-dimensional images for documentation, requests for proposals and requests for qualifications The U.S.

Get a Jump on Potential Litigation With Better Document Processes

Construction Business Owner

However, even matters that settle usually require an electronic discovery process, or e-discovery—the process through which documents requested for legal matters are gathered and provided in electronic form

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What are the difference between Tender and Contract Documents?

The Constructor

What are the difference between Tender and Contract Documents? Can we mention tender documents as contract document while issuing LOA to the

AIA contract document updates include new BIM, digital data provisions

BD+C

The AIA Documents Committee has revamped standard contract documents regarding Building Information Modeling (BIM) and other digital data. The first standard forms for BIM were released a decade ago, and much has changed regarding BIM practices since then.

New AIA contract document designates responsibilities for sustainable projects

BD+C

American Institute of Architects’ 2017 updates of contract documents provide detailed guidelines on how to devise and assign responsibility for sustainable elements of a construction project. Key points of Document E204–2017 include

Efficient Expense and Document Management for Landscapers

Green Industry Professionals

Modern business technology, designed to help maintain important documents, is relieving stress for landscaping business owners and managers

ICC, NFPA release comprehensive solar code document

Contractor Magazine

The updated publication compiles solar energy provisions from the 2018 International Codes, 2017 National Electrical Code and related ICC standards

AIA releases new architect commissioning document

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects has released AIA Document C203 – 2017 Standard Form of Consultant’s Services: Commissioning. C203-2017 replaces B211-2007, Standard Form of Architect’s Services: Commissioning.

New Contracting Documents for Tunneling Released

ENR Construction

The International Federation of Consulting Engineers and the International Tunneling and Underground Space Association (ITA-AITES) launched a new set of contract documents specifically tailored to the challenges of underground works that involve geologic uncertainty, including tunneling and foundations

AIA revises architect scope documents in latest contract form release

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released the second part of the 2017 edition of the A201 design-bid-build family of documents. This release includes updated versions of the Architect Scope documents and many frequently-used AIA forms. “We

Leak - Revit 2017 Help Documentation

Revit OpEd

A little birdie posted a link to this earlier on the interwebs.it's s a live Autodesk page.so it must be okay? I see some things to look forward to. I guess I have an answer to my earlier complaint about the SNU. :(. New Release Revit 2017

Unique Document Management Software Saves Contractor's Time And Money

Contractor Bookkeeping

Unique Document Management Software Saves Contractor's Time And Money! We have finally found the one document management software For Contractors that is simple, easy to use and the software developers understand what we need to support our contractor clients.

Free Document Management App For Contractors

Contractor Bookkeeping

Everybody hates tax time because of all the paperwork and receipts that need to be gathered and sorted. Problem solved! If you can take a picture and talk, you can capture all of your expenses in the cloud on the Amazon Backbone and retrieve them anytime you need them

AIA Releases new Documents

Construction Lawyer Blog

The American Institute of Architects has announced a series of new documents available with the latest version of the AIA Contract Documents software. These include new BIM and Digital Documents; a new document family, Program Management ; and three free guides. These documents anticipate the involvement of additional consultants such as a program manager and a design manager, in addition to the traditional architect(s).

AIA releases updated edition of its A201 flagship documents

BD+C

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently released the 2017 edition of the A201 family of documents. This release includes updated versions of the AIA’s flagship documents developed for the design-bid-build delivery model.

Managing the Complexities of Construction Drawing Sets

Surveyor

Construction drawings are unlike construction documents. Featured North America Software construction document software construction drawings construction project management document management project managementDrawings are foundational to construction project management.