BIM 360 Field - Library and Publish API Updates

The document library in BIM 360 Field has seen a lot of improvements in recent times including mark up improvements and linking documents, etc. and according to the team - we're not done yet! Last week saw updates to how Document versions are managed in Library and this update also improved the Publish API for importing documents to the library. Let us take a quick look at the most recent updates. Read more →


Field Data Extraction 101: Working with Filters

In my last blog post I talked about Driving an RFI workflow through BIM 360 Field. This generated some discussion around data extraction and one of the readers asked about how to make it more efficient when there are large number of data points. This gave the idea of starting a series of posts focusing on Field Data Extraction. So in this blog post, I decided to write about the Filters in BIM 360 Field - A very powerful and simple feature to help manage your data, sort, filter and extract. Read more →


Driving a Request for Information (RFI) workflow through BIM 360 Field

In this blog post, we look at how to leverage Autodesk BIM 360 Field's best-in-class data collection mechanisms to identify and record issues early in the process as well as make them a part of the official RFI process by feeding them seamlessly to a Project Management system. Lot of Field users have asked the question of how to take a Field 'issue' item and create an RFI from the same. Let us take a look... Read more →


New Online Tour of BIM 360 - Customized for Construction Personas

Autodesk BIM 360 team has created an online tour application that allows industry professionals to understand how BIM 360 can help in their day to day work. The tour is tailored to specific roles in the Construction industry and can be customized further based on user preferences. Whether you are a BIM/VDC personnel, or a Project Manager or part of Field operations team, you can select the specific role that you play in the team and look for information that is valuable to you. The online tour is accessible at Autodesk BIM360-Online Tour. Read more →


Updated Documentation for BIM 360 Field APIs

Autodesk BIM 360 Field has rolled out a new enhanced resource for the API documentation. It is publicly available from https://bim360field.autodesk.com/apidoc Users will notice that this page now consolidates all the API documentation that previously existed for Field web services as well as for the mobile application in one single... Read more →


Enriching 3D model data with construction & commissioning level detail

How to maintain a single source of project information and continue to add more info or semantic layers during downstream stages of the project? BIM 360 platform provides a means for connecting the various sources of data and feeding to the right user in a project, similar to the circulatory system serving the human body. Some call it data integration, some say semantics, We call it the "I in BIM". Read more →