Glynnis Patterson, our Director of Software Development, and I had the chance to visit San Francisco on May 1-5, 2023

Nivin Nabeel and Glynnis Patterson - Ideate SoftwareDuring the trip, we presented our latest and upcoming features to a selected group from the AECO community and showcased our latest software solutions that respond to our customers’ requests, improve workflows, and increase productivity. 

The event was held at the Salesforce Tower with incredible views of the city.

Photo by Ben Alfonso. Looking out the Salesforce Tower into the San Francisco Skyline

We visited Woods Bagot and Y.A. Studio at their offices, and we held an event that people from many prominent Bay Area firms attended. During that event, I spoke about our latest product developments. Topics included:  

  • Introduction to Dynamic Filters within Ideate Explorer
  • Align and Distribute Text and Tags
  • Documentation Health Within the Review Tab within Ideate Annotate
    • Grid and Level Markers Clashing 
    • Hidden and Cropped Detail Groups
    • Unexpected Keynotes
    • Duplicate Tags
    • Customizable Filters
  • Material and Compound Layer Management
  • Shared Parameters Creation
  • Sheet and View Set Management
  • New Features in Ideate ViewCreator
    • Copying Schedules and Updating Their Filter Values 
    • Creating Views from Rooms that Exist in Linked Models
  • Ideate Automation! 

Throughout the event, attendees had the opportunity to ask questions about the software solutions presented. They also had the chance to network with other Revit users and learn about best practices and industry trends.

We also had the privilege to sponsor and attend the 2023 AIASF Design Awards that was held at Herbst Theatre! Congratulations to all the winners! You can read more about this event in our previous blog post.

Overall, Ideate Software's visit to San Francisco was a success, with attendees expressing enthusiasm about the new features presented, and we heard a lot of wonderful feedback on the new implemented features. We wanted to extend a big thank you to Gensler, WRNS Studio, SOM, HOK, Modulus Consulting, BAMO, Interior Architects, Hart Howerton, Foster + Partners, San Francisco Public Works, and EHDD for sharing their ideas and feedback with us this past week. 

This event demonstrated Ideate Software's commitment to providing innovative solutions that help Revit users overcome their challenges and achieve their goals.

We look forward to upcoming city visits, but we left our hearts in San Francisco! 

Check out our Events page to learn of other opportunities to meet with the Ideate Software team in person and vitually. Browse our website to learn more about how Ideate Software products help Revit users save time, increase model accuracy, improve deliverables and elevate design. You can give them a try by downloading trial versions.

About the Author

Nivin Nabeel, Customer Success Manager, Americas

Nivin has a background in architecture, visual arts, and computer science and has extensive experience in managing and manipulating BIM data, developing and implementing BIM standards and workflows, and applying BIM workflows to ancillary project components for improved efficiency. Before joining Ideate Software, Nivin worked at several architecture and design firms where she learned about Ideate Software products, used them, advocated for them, implemented them, and trained others on how to use them. She earned her Bachelor of Architectural Science degree from Toronto Metropolitan University. Follow Nivin on LinkedIn.