Jim explains that the the features and skills demonstrated in this course for reviewing safety data sheet submittals can be applied to many submittal and review processes on a construction project. The cloud storage and collaboration features called Bluebeam Studio are built in to all versions of Bluebeam REVU and can be utilized by the entire project management team.
- [Voiceover] Now that you have an understanding…of how to use the features in Bluebeam Studio…to collaborate and store documents,…you should be able to begin to see…how you can use these tools…to facilitate many different…types of submittal processes.…For example, when the owner initiates a change in scope,…you could just start a new Studio session,…and invite the affected subcontractors…to review and comment on constructability and impact…or use a Studio session to facilitate…shop drawing submittal.…Once a subcontractor's converted their…drawings to PDF, they can just simply upload…the file to the session where…it's available for review and comments…by the project team.…
Once approved, the drawings can be marked…for construction, using one of our stamps,…and moved to a Studio project.…The possibilities are endless…and the fact that Bluebeam Revu includes…these cloud storage functions…and collaboratory features at no extra cost…really makes them an invaluable tool.…I see many companies utilizing Bluebeam Revu…for managing and marking up drawings,…
The end result is an easily accessible electronic package, with a hyperlinked chemical list that acts as a clickable table of contents—all with considerably less effort. Jim Rogers shows how to set up a project, start a studio session for collaboration, invite collaborators to the review process, set up an approval workflow, and combine all the submitted sheets into a single PDF file that can be searched and shared. Plus, learn how to keep a session open for additional submittals or archive it when a project is over.
- Setting up a project
- Initiating a session
- Involving the project team in reviews and approvals
- Finalizing the PDF
- Sharing the electronic documents
- Closing the sessions