hi there welcome to the aec bar I’m here with my colleague Paul Walker up in Sheffield office Paul was actually my first boss from back in the NavisWorks days That was a while ago Paul’s a product manager it looks after BIM 360 glue and there’s been you know with BIM 360 and novice 15 for quite a while hi hello and really we here to talk about one of the questions I know I get asked quite a lot and it really is what what’s the difference in BIM 360 glue and Navisworks why would I use one or the other so Paul I want to ask you what what’s your thoughts on that yeah well if we if you think about like kind of the the early days and coming back quite a long time ago now and they’re kind of the traditional method for teams working and collaborating using novice works and was typically you would have like a bin manager working for the for the general contractor let’s say the main contractor and and then all your various supply trades kind of providing data and they send their models in through some kind of FTP site or something and it would be up to that kind of the bin manager working for the for the main contractor to kind of aggregate everything together creately one of these kind of federated model run clash detective in novice works find all the problems spend loads of time creating views and kind of filtering all of that through and then everyone would get together in a big room meeting kind of once a week once a fortnight and and then start to look through the issues kind of decide who’s going to take resolve each issue and then they would all kind of share a file all go back to their separate offices and go dark for a couple of weeks whilst they hopefully get on with work but no one ever knowing and that kind of happening then you’d get back together models recent and and that process would continue and see what progress or not has been happening how that’s kind of been evolving with with glue means that you can rather than having all that responsibility on one person and then glue is providing more of a collaborative platform to provide really the ability for people to start self checking or spell checking who’s been referred to us and their models before they submit it and to them to the main contractor so again earlier days kind of people who were getting a bit more advancement stuff to get expertise within with in-house within each of the subcontractors and they would learn to use novice works themselves and so they would use that and do a bit of self checking and but you still need to be quite a power user to be able to use now it’s works in that way and what glue provides is a much simpler interface it’s stripped down so it’s a lower a shorter kind of learning curve and be able to pick that up and so to be able to do the kind of self check and self analysis of finding your traffic and clashes resolving them kind of iteratively throughout the week of the fortnight and being able to more regularly post updates so people can see what’s going on that also gives them the ability or the other teams the ability to kind of have more regular drops of the information so that they can then be checking as they go along so rather than having that one big bang every kind of every end of every week or every fortnight you’re kind of doing a more incrementally on a daily or hourly basis coming yeah and I think you know from from I see you tend to see a lot of people who spend a lot of time trying to work out how to solve thousands of clashes and filtering filtering and sorting and grouping and sending out reports and it’s quite manual process and when you think of the cost of each individual class really you know what we should be looking to do is rather than trying to create better reporting if I can get that number down so by essentially using novice clusters of proofreading tool which others are available as well and being able to use glue is kind of spell checking tool but then to working together it really you know it really helps kind of speed up that process one of one of the customers we’ve been working recently a company called mace they’ve been looking at their process and they compared for the BIM manager whose job doesn’t really change they still use Navisworks on a day to day basis to do those proofreading to the files they’re using BIM prefix glue as a way of getting all the files together allowing each members of design team to spellcheck their work but their role massively reduced they might take a process at taking several hours once a week into something that’s taking 10-15 minutes so it’s massively helping them and it’s also helping you improve the quality of the models as you go along so Paul one of the other things that you know we talk about is what all the benefits glue helps bring and it’s not just the design processes it you can take it further on yeah exactly and so obviously glue is part of a broader bin 360 kind of solution and so as well as just being that kind of pre construction and design development kind of interaction you’ve also got the connection into the field so being able to provide these these kind of approved models that can be then pushed out into BIM 360 field that then takes the model based data as well as kind of 2d sheets and so on out into the field where people can actually access that information and they can then start capturing status information about materials and components that have been delivered and installed and so on and and all of that data is tracked and kind of filters all the way back through so not just available in field you can then see that in glue in any of the glue clients you can see in novice works and it also pushes back into Revit for example yeah which can be really useful not just progress tracking ball sort of commissioning and one of the earlier videos we produce we talked a little bit about the UK mandates and how you deliver Cobie deliverables BIM 360 field is between a really important parts of contractors in the UK that’s how they deliver that so working together with a portfolio in 360 products and Navisworks is really allowing people to can do a lot more with the tools of God so thank you for that and if you’ve got any questions you know feel free to emails on the aiib r dot V 8 V a cor at Autodesk comm and we’ll speak to you soon thank you