April

9

2019

San Francisco, CA, April 9, 2019 – Ideate Software, a veteran Autodesk Developer Network member, is offering any Revit user that completes a short survey by 30 April, 2019 a no-cost subscription to IdeateApps expiring on 15 December, 2019. IdeateApps simplifies the tasks that daily Revit users perform most often.

IdeateApps Promo

“We take great pride in developing tools that address persistent challenges faced by Revit users,” said Glynnis Patterson, director of software development. “This survey is one of the ways we are gathering information to determine user needs and decide which new features to build into our solutions.”

Another way Ideate Software determines user needs is by reviewing the Autodesk Revit Ideas and AUGI Wishlist Forums. Here are links to some notable ideas on these Forums that are already integrated into IdeateApps:

Autodesk User Group International Wishlist

Autodesk Revit Ideas

“Revit users know what they need,” said Bob Palioca, president, Ideate Software. “We ask for their input, and then focus our attention on developing solutions that will make a big impact.”


About Ideate Software

Ideate Software empowers Revit users to gain unprecedented control over their data. Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, Ideate Sticky, and IdeateApps were all developed to solve persistent problems in architecture, engineering, construction, and owner (AECO) workflows. Ideate Software solutions enable Revit users to save time, increase accuracy, improve project deliverables, and elevate design.

Autodesk, the Autodesk logo, ATC, and Revit are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.

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March

5

2019

Dear Revit World, 

We love your ideas! Thank you for being part of the Revit community and sharing your Revit feedback.

In the spirit of sharing ideas, Ideate Software is offering a standalone subscription to IdeateApps expiring on 15 December 2019 to any Revit user who completes our short survey by 30 April 2019 and shares his/her favorite idea for enhancing Revit productivity.

IdeateApps is a 5-star solution that includes nine tools. Many of these tools respond to some of the most relevant ideas shared on the Autodesk Revit Ideas Forum.

"I use the gadgets in IdeateApps to cut down the time I spend troubleshooting."
~Ruth Parr, BIM Strategist, Prellwitz Chilinski Associates

Our products have been validated by sophisticated Revit users across the globe voting on each other’s best ideas. Here are the links to some of these notable ideas on the Autodesk Revit Ideas Forum that are integrated into IdeateApps: 

IdeateApps - SpellCheck

IdeateApps - SmartDelete

IdeateApps - Clone

IdeateApps - QuickSelect

IdeateApps - XRay

IdeateApps - ReNumber

IdeateApps – SheetManager

IdeateApps – ViewCreator

IdeateApps – Align

Thank you for completing our survey! Your input will help us develop tools that address persistent challenges faced by Revit users. 

 

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January

7

2019

San Francisco, CA, January 7, 2019 – Ideate Software, a veteran Autodesk Developer Network member, announced enhancements to its Revit software add-ons.

“While making all of our products compliant with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we took the opportunity to implement some improvements and fixes,” said Glynnis Patterson, director of software development. “These November 2018 updates demonstrate our commitment to anticipating and quickly responding to customer needs and industry trends.”

Below are highlights of the updates. Click the links for more details: 

Ideate BIMLink 

  • Ability to edit data in the program; no longer need to export it to Excel first
  • Ability to export metric units with the expected Excel formatting for German customers
  • Ability to edit the revision sequence of a revision cloud

Ideate Explorer

  • Option to pre-define the importance of all 915 Revit warning types
  • Ability to search for specific warnings and edit multiple warnings at once
  • Option to gather warnings data only when the Warnings tab is active
  • Ability to see when a project has exceeded a specified number of warnings

IdeateApps

  • Ideate ReNumber now supports multi-category rules
  • Ideate ViewCreator better handles visibility and graphic override conditions when duplicating plans by level

Ideate Sticky

  • Ability to move or rename project folders in Windows Explorer and maintain Ideate Sticky pathing
  • Ability to access Excel files that are part of an Autodesk BIM360 project
  • Some previously incompatible Excel files are now compatible

“I appreciate the time our customers spend discussing Revit workflow challenges with us,” said Bob Palioca, president, Ideate Software. “By staying in touch with the architecture, engineering, construction, and building owner community, we know about their needs. And by hiring and retaining top software developers who understand the market, we’re able to enhance our products to address those needs.”


About Ideate Software

Ideate Software empowers Revit users to gain unprecedented control over their data. Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, Ideate Sticky, and IdeateApps were all developed to solve persistent problems in architecture, engineering, construction, and owner (AECO) workflows. Ideate Software solutions enable Revit users to save time, increase accuracy, improve project deliverables, and elevate design.

Autodesk, the Autodesk logo, ATC, and Revit are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.

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October

16

2018

San Francisco, CA, October 16, 2018 – Ideate Software, an Autodesk Authorized Developer and Autodesk Developer Network member, announced that it will attend Autodesk University in Las Vegas on November 13-15, 2018. 

“As a developer of applications that enhance Autodesk Revit software, we make it a priority to attend Autodesk University,” said Bob Palioca, President. “In addition to demonstrating our products, we ask Revit users to discuss challenges they face, and we convene after the conference to consider building tools to address those challenges.”

Representing Ideate Software at the conference will be Glynnis Patterson, Director of Software Development; Craig H. Dodge, Director of Sales; Richard Taylor, Technical Evangelist; Sash Kazeminejad, Customer Success Manager; and Rahul Verma, Business Development.

Conference attendees are invited to stop by booth A225 to learn about current promotions and get demonstrations of all Ideate Software tools, including Ideate Explorer with Warnings Manager. The Warnings Manager helps users keep their Revit models in top working order by:

  1. Ranking Revit Warnings based on importance
  2. Notifying users when “High” ranked warnings appear in the model
  3. Enabling users to easily fix problems using tools in Revit while the Warnings Manager dialog box is open

While at the booth, attendees can register for a free one-year, single-user subscription to the IdeateApps collection of nine tools that simplify tasks that daily Revit users perform most often*.

*This offer is available to individuals/companies that do not already have a subscription to IdeateApps.

About Ideate Software

Ideate Software empowers Revit users to gain unprecedented control over their data. Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, Ideate Sticky, and IdeateApps were all developed to solve persistent problems in architecture, engineering, construction, and owner (AECO) workflows. Ideate Software solutions enable Revit users to save time, increase accuracy, improve project deliverables, and elevate design.

Autodesk, the Autodesk logo, ATC, and Revit are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc. and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.

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September

3

2018

San Francisco, CA, September 3, 2018 – Ideate, Inc., a Bluebeam Platinum Partner, announced that it will sponsor and exhibit at the Mechanical Contractors Association of Western Washington’s 2018 Conference on September 20, 2018, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, WA. It is also hosting the cocktail reception from 3:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. in rooms 602-604. The reception is open to all attendees, and full conference attendees will receive two drink tickets in their conference packets. 

“This conference attracts professionals who use Bluebeam Revu software. As a leading provider of Bluebeam products and services, we appreciate this opportunity to showcase the reasons Ideate is the best choice for Bluebeam software, training, and consulting services,” said Bob Palioca, President of Ideate. 

Attendees are invited to visit Ideate at booth 16 to meet David Haynes, Certified Bluebeam Consultant, and Ethan Collins, Account Manager. David and Ethan will discuss how Ideate helps customers get a strong return on their investment in Bluebeam software with:

  • Personalized service – A dedicated Account Manager that:
    • Works on customer service questions and quotes
    • Helps manage licenses and installations
    • Recommends the best licensing options
  • Dedicated support – A team of Bluebeam Certified Consultants and Instructors that:
    • Provides an alternative to contacting Bluebeam 
    • Leverages their knowledge to quickly provide the right answers
    • Works with Bluebeam to get client issues escalated and resolved
  • Training options
    • FREE, live webinars led by Bluebeam Certified Instructors
    • Recordings of free webinars available 24/7
    • Classroom and online training and consulting 
  • Easy, cost-effective ordering process
    • Easy to navigate website
    • Convenient and secure online ordering
    • Possible discount when purchasing multiple licenses

MCAWW helps its members through numerous services, including resolving labor disputes, providing customized training, answering safety-related questions, and assisting with bid procedures. Its conference is open to all employees of MCAWW member firms. For a list of members, visit the MCAWW website. For more information on the conference, review the Registration Brochure.


About Ideate, Inc.

Ideate, Inc. is a leading provider of solutions designed for the AECO community. Ideate is committed to helping customers get the most out of their workflow investments. It has been working with Bluebeam since 2008 and is a Platinum-level partner. Bluebeam awarded Ideate, Inc. with Platinum status, the highest level possible, for the best-in-class service provided through sales, support, consulting, and training. In addition to its Platinum-level status, Ideate, Inc. is an Authorized Bluebeam Service Provider and a Bluebeam Certified Training Provider.

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