Award recognizes apps’ potential for workflow transformation through seamless integration of building product data
NEW YORK, June 14, 2016 – Dodge Data & Analytics’ Sweets apps for Revit and AutoCAD were awarded Architosh’s “BEST of SHOW” honor in the Building Information Modeling (BIM) software category at the AIA Convention 2016, May 19-22 in Philadelphia.
The annual awards given by Architosh, a leading trade publication serving CAD and 3-D design professionals worldwide, highlight examples of excellence, innovation and emergent paths for technologies in architectural practice.
Dodge was recognized for the elegant integration between Sweets data and the Autodesk applications Revit and AutoCAD, which enables users to bring Sweets’ richly annotated products directly into their design tools at an early stage.
“We saw huge potential for a product integration tool to help add structure and efficiency to the architectural workflow as BIM content and product information proliferates,” said Mike Petrullo, CEO of Dodge Data & Analytics. “Long before the advent of BIM and CAD software, Sweets was a trusted source of product information for architects. We believe the Sweets apps enable us to provide this value to a new generation of design, and this award is a validation of our efforts.”
Launched in January 2016, the Sweets app for Revit provides product integration for the 3-D design software’s 400,000-strong user base, while Sweets for AutoCAD, previewed at AIA and launching later this year, offers support for 2-D design projects and will be available to millions of AutoCAD users worldwide.
The Sweets apps are a key component of Dodge’s commitment to simplify design professionals’ workflow by delivering Sweets’ richly annotated products right into their design tools. A number of key partner companies have already adopted the Sweets app for Revit, including Allegion, C/S Group, Sloan, Armstrong Ceilings, Excel Dryer, and Maxxon Corporation. Since AIA, other firms such as AMX by Harman, American Specialties, Inc., and Terrazzo & Marble Supply have also begun implementing the new software.
Dodge Data & Analytics is North America’s leading provider of commercial construction project data, market forecasting & analytics services and workflow integration solutions for the construction industry. Building product manufacturers, architects, engineers, contractors, and service providers leverage Dodge to identify and pursue unseen growth opportunities that help them grow their business. On a local, regional or national level, Dodge empowers its customers to better understand their markets, uncover key relationships, seize growth opportunities, and pursue specific sales opportunities with success. The company’s construction project information is the most comprehensive and verified in the industry.
As of April 15th, Dodge Data & Analytics and The Blue Book -- the largest, most active network in the U.S. commercial construction industry -- combined their businesses in a merger. The Blue Book Network delivers three unparalleled databases of companies, projects, and people.
Dodge and The Blue Book offer 10+ billion data elements and 14+ million project and document searches. Together, they provide a unified approach for new business generation, business planning, research, and marketing services users can leverage to find the best partners to complete projects and to engage with customers and prospects to promote projects, products, and services. To learn more, visit: construction.com and thebluebook.com.
Eric Becker | 104 West Partners | email@example.com
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