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Introduction to BIM 360: Next Gen

via LinkedIn Learning


Get a thorough introduction to the features and benefits of BIM 360, the next generation of the cloud-based BIM platform from Autodesk.

How do you make BIM even more powerful? You put it in the cloud. BIM 360 Next Gen is a cloud-based platform connecting your teams and data in real time, from design through construction, allowing project members to work anywhere there's an internet connection. In this course, BIM expert Eric Chappell introduces this critical family of products from Autodesk. Learn how Next Gen differs from the BIM 360 classic applications. Then review the document management, design collaboration, coordination and clash detection, project management, and field data collection features of the suite. This overview will enable you to evaluate whether BIM 360 is the right choice for you and your organization.


  • An introduction to BIM 360
1. BIM 360 Overview
  • What is BIM?
  • What is a cloud platform?
  • BIM 360 modules
  • BIM 360 classic vs. next gen
  • Forge and BIM 360 apps
  • Managing users, roles, and companies
2. BIM 360 Document Management
  • Uploading files and Desktop Connector, part 1
  • Uploading files and Desktop Connector, part 2
  • Managing files, folders, and permissions
  • Collaboration using mark-ups
  • Working with issues
  • Using transmittals to share documents
  • Using reviews to approve documents
3. BIM 360 Design
  • Revit Cloud worksharing
  • Design collaboration
4. BIM 360 Coordinate
  • Coordination and clash detection
5. BIM 360 Build
  • The RFI workflow
  • Tracking project questions with RFIs
  • The submittal workflow
  • Working with submittals
  • Working with checklist templates
  • Working with checklists
  • Next steps

Taught by

Eric Chappell

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