BIM 360 offers better insight into version changes being made to BIM documents. (Image courtesy of Autodesk.)

BIM 360 offers better insight into version changes being made to BIM documents. (Image courtesy of Autodesk.)

Autodesk has announced an update for its cloud-based building information modeling (BIM) collaboration tool, BIM 360 Team, and with it a new set of collaboration tools and workflow improvements.

By far the biggest change to the BIM 360 Team platform is the introduction of Version Compare, a tool that can make viewing and understanding design changes much easier in both 3D models and 2D sheets. For anyone who has ever had to deal with a large and complex 3D architectural model, it’s immediately apparent that minor changes between revisions can be nearly imperceptible. What makes matters worse is that many of the people who need to pay the keenest attention to these changes (project manager, quality control staff and others) might not have a working knowledge of Revit and therefore won’t have the skills to isolate changes during reviews.

For that reason, BIM…

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