November

4

2020

Our special offer designed for new customers of a 6-month subscription to all our products for just US$500 just got better! 

Now, to keep Revit model management moving smoothly, we will give each new company that takes advantage of this offer a $500 virtual coupon to use in 2021 toward an annual bundle once the 6-month subscription expires.

Current Promotions

The initial offer is for a Single-User bundle that includes 1 subscription to Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, Ideate Sticky, Ideate StyleManager and IdeateApps for use by a single-user. 

This promotion is quite a deal. Should you decide to take a one-year, stand-alone subscription to each of our products individually, you would pay: 

  • Ideate BIMLink - $795 
  • Ideate StyleManager - $795
  • Ideate Explorer - $495
  • Ideate Sticky - $495
  • IdeateApps - $495 

Sign up today and get access to all the tools you need to work more efficiently and with less stress.

Visit the online store to subscribe today. For any questions, please email us at [email protected]

Ideate Software solutions are compatible with Revit 2018 - 2021. This offer expires in June 2021. 

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November

3

2020

We extend a big thank you to Aimee Molleken, Mechanical CAD Technician/IT Support Specialist at GLHN Architects & Engineers for letting us know how she and her team use Ideate Sticky, how much time they save and how that time-savings covered the cost of the software.  

Here’s what Aimee said:
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“Ideate Sticky reduces the time we spend getting Excel schedules into Revit by a minimum of nine minutes per project per reload. It paid for itself in just one month.”

Before Ideate Sticky  “Our previous workaround for getting an Excel schedule into Revit was to print it to PDF, convert the PDF to an image and then bring the image into the sheet. The image quality was poor, the process took 10 minutes and it had to be done every time the schedules or calculations changed.”

With Ideate Sticky  “Using Ideate Sticky, the initial process takes less than one minute, updates take just a few seconds and the printed output looks identical to a Revit Schedule. That’s a minimum of a 9-minute savings per user per project per reload. With eight users, that brings the time savings to 72 minutes if each only uses it for one project. Based on standard billing rates and using Ideate Sticky to reload a schedule eight times on an average number of projects, our 25-pack license pays for itself in a month.”

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Want to experience the time savings and quality improvements possible when using Ideate Sticky to connect non-BIM data from Excel, Word or PDF files into your Revit projects? Download a  free trial version today.

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October

26

2020

We were delighted to be a Silver Sponsor of Tech + Virtual 2020, an online conference that brought together AEC and technology specialists from the United States and beyond.

Rising complexity in project design and sustainability goals has catapulted digital tools to the forefront of the AEC industry. The event facilitated knowledge-sharing and discussions on this topic with classes from experts such as Fiona Cousins, Director | Americas Digital Services Leader at Arup, Julia Murphy, Director at SOM (an Ideate Software customer) and Foteinos Soulos, Senior Associate at SHoP Architects (an Ideate Software customer).

Harnessing digital tools to enhance productivity and innovation is a topic we are passionate about. Our colleague Sash Kazeminejad delivered a workshop session titled “Beyond Traditional Revit Data Editing Tasks & Ideate BIMLink.” In this class, he explained how Ideate BIMLink can be utilized for project health checks and general QA/QC tasks.


Session breaks gave us the chance to interact with the Tech + community and share about our bundle promotion (6-month access to all our products for $500), new product improvements (the new version of Ideate Sticky allows users to connect non-BIM data from a Word or PDF document into Revit projects, in addition to Excel) and future industry trends. It was a pleasure to be part of this learning experience.

Want to talk with us about any of these topics? Contact us at [email protected].

 

 

 

 

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October

14

2020

San Francisco, CA, October 14, 2020 Ideate Software, an Autodesk® AEC Industry Partner and Autodesk® Authorized Developer, is pleased to announce that is a Gold Sponsor of the first Autodesk University that is entirely digital and free to attend. This interactive event will bring together designers, engineers, and builders to learn about emerging technologies and trends that will help them achieve their goals. It starts on November 17 and continues through November 20 with live and on-demand classes, events, and activities.

Ideate Software provides Revit productivity applications to BIM managers and Revit users around the world and is a veteran AU sponsor. 

“For years, AU has been an ideal place for us to interact with BIM professionals,” said Glynnis Patterson, Director of Software Development, Ideate Software. “Since this year’s conference is free and 100% online, we expect it to attract many more people. For us as a sponsor, this means a greater opportunity to connect with AECO professionals around the world about BIM workflow challenges and solutions. We are excited about the discussions and possibilities offered by this event.”

Ideate Software invites all AU participants to:

  • Visit its online booth, which will include videos, documentation, and links to future classes hosted by the company
     
  • Register for its live webinar – Beyond Traditional Revit Data Editing Tasks & Ideate BIMLink that will take place on Day 3 of AU – November 19, 2020
     
  • Access its on-demand breakout session featuring BIM professionals’ insights and testimonials on Revit productivity challenges and Ideate Software solutions. This will become available on November 17th, but you can bookmark it now so you don’t miss out when it goes live. 
     
  • Participate in a live Q&A session with Richard Taylor, Technical Evangelist at Ideate Software on November 18th — 4:00 p.m. PST, 7:00 p.m. EST | November 19th — 8:00 a.m. HKT, 11:00 a.m. AEDT

Throughout the conference, members of the Ideate Software Sales and Technical teams will be contactable regarding inquiries about their products: 

  • Ideate BIMLink – Control Revit data with precision and speed
  • Ideate Explorer – Audit BIM models with certainty
  • Ideate Sticky – Easily integrate and format non-BIM data into Revit projects
  • IdeateApps – Simplify everyday Revit tasks with efficiency and elegance
  • Ideate StyleManager – Analyze, delete, or merge non-standard Revit styles
  • Ideate Dashboard — Manage Revit Warnings within your Autodesk® BIM 360® environment with this new service 

For more information about Ideate Software applications, please visit www.ideatesoftware.com


About Ideate Software - Ideate Software, an Autodesk® AEC Industry Partner and Autodesk® Authorized Developer, empowers Revit users to gain unprecedented control over their data. Ideate BIMLink, Ideate Explorer, Ideate Sticky, IdeateApps, Ideate StyleManager and Ideate Dashboard for Autodesk BIM 360 were all developed to solve persistent problems in architecture, engineering, and construction, and owner (AECO) workflows. Ideate Software solutions enable Revit users to save time, increase accuracy, improve project deliverables, and elevate design.

Autodesk, BIM 360, and Revit are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

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October

8

2020

We're excited to share the news about our two latest solutions for Revit users and BIM managers! Ideate Dashboard and Ideate Automation are now available, on-demand. Please see the product highlights below and click on the links to learn more. 

Ideate Dashboard for Autodesk® BIM 360®

The cloud-based Ideate Dashboard service provides just-in-time information on Revit warnings within the Autodesk BIM 360 project information environment.

Normally priced at US$795 per BIM 360 Account ID per year, this service is available for US$595 per BIM 360 Account ID per year until December 31, 2020. 

Take advantage of the entry price and save $200.

Ideate Automation for Ideate BIMLink

A scripting tool for use with Ideate BMLink, Ideate Automation is designed to significantly reduce costs by letting repetitive, time-intensive, low-value BIM tasks run silently in the background, freeing designers and engineers for higher-level, more valuable work. This software is optimized to work with Ideate BIMLink, a product that facilitates data exchange and editing tasks between Revit models and Microsoft Excel with speed, ease and accuracy. Watch this short video for an overview of the business value.

 
 

Ideate Automation and Ideate BIMLink are included in the Enterprise Bundle

If you have any questions, please email us at [email protected]
 

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