Ideate Software at the LA Revit User Group
BIM | Beyond the (SUM) | = Excel 201 

Join Richard Taylor, Ideate Software Technical Evangelist, at the Los Angeles Revit User Group (LA RUG), where he will give the highly–rated presentation, “Excel 201=Beyond the (SUM).” Learn more about how AEC professionals use Excel as a powerful tool to simplify a variety of tasks including: cost estimating, data management, scheduling, and more. 

Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Time: 6:00 pm PST
Location: Gensler – Los Angeles


Learning Objectives: 

• Generate Pivot Tables to show counts and Area summaries

• Create a drop-down list of all Space Types so they can be used to assign values to Spaces 

• Concatenate

• Replace & Substitute

• Use of IF/THEN statements to calculate fixture quantity requirements based on the number of occupants

About the Presenter

Richard W. Taylor - Associate AIA - Technical Evangelist Ideate Software
Richard Taylor has over 25 years of experience working for companies that develop architectural and engineering software solutions such as Intergraph, Bentley, and Autodesk. He has over 15 years of Revit experience, and was part of the original development of Revit while at Revit Technology Corporation. He worked 12 years at Autodesk where he presented, taught, and worked to improve features in Revit. Richard holds both a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies and Masters of Architecture from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Richard is currently a Technical Evangelist for Ideate Software Solutions and continues to work with AEC clients worldwide, developing, and consulting on BIM solutions. In his spare time, he is active in his local community and is an elected member of the local Planning Board where he evaluates new developments, regional planning, and design criteria. @Rwtaylor_Revit