SAN FRANCISCO, California, 03/3/2015-Ideate, Inc., an Autodesk Platinum Value Added Reseller, today announced that Richard Taylor has joined Ideate Software as a Technical Evangelist. Richard comes to Ideate Software after being employed by Autodesk for more than a decade, his most recent position there was as Revit Platform Feature Product Manager. His vast expertise in Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D visualization software, combined with his extensive knowledge and experience in the Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industries will help to expand the Ideate Software business and its BIM-focused solutions.

Ideate Software is a set of far-reaching Building Information Modeling (BIM) data management tools that help the Revit community clean up models, delete problem items, analyze files quickly, improve speed and accuracy in data flow, increase collaboration and overcome repeated workflow interruptions.

All Ideate Software, from the first release for Revit 2011, undergoes rigorous testing to ensure that it is robust and stable, and all Ideate Software BIM data management solutions updates are meaningful and frequent.

Ideate BIMLink lets users pull information from a Revit file into user-friendly Microsoft Excel and push volumes of precise, consequential BIM data from Excel into Revit with speed, ease and accuracy. Ideate Explorer for Revit allows users to extensively manage Revit models. Ideate Sticky for Revit combines the ease and flexibility of Excel spreadsheet editing with the convenience of a sticky note.

Bob Palioca, President of Ideate, says of the addition to the Ideate Software team, "Richard Taylor brings significant experience as a facilitator and presenter in the global AEC software and design industry. His notable ability to demonstrate and teach sophisticated technical software solutions in a highly relatable way across many different disciplines, cultures, and levels of experience makes him a valued technical evangelist for Ideate Software. We are delighted to welcome him."

About Ideate, Inc.

Ideate, Inc. is a leading Autodesk Authorized Developer with 25+ years' experience in software development and specific focus on Building Information Modeling (BIM). As an Autodesk solutions provider, Ideate has offered quality software, training, support and custom consulting services to the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industries since 1992. Headquartered in San Francisco, California and operating Autodesk Authorized Training Centers (ATCs) in California, Oregon and Washington, Ideate is recognized as an Autodesk Platinum Partner for Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Autodesk's highest level of authorization.

About Ideate Software

Ideate Software allows Revit users to have unprecedented control over their data. Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer for Revit, and Ideate Sticky were all developed to solve persistent problems in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) workflows. Ideate Software solutions enable Revit users to save time, increase accuracy, improve project deliverables, and elevate design.

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