Autodesk Docs vs Build: Which is a Better Choice?

Autodesk Docs vs Build
Autodesk Construction Cloud

Autodesk Vs Build

Autodesk Docs and Autodesk Build, which includes all the features of Docs, are two cloud-based software solutions part of the Autodesk Construction Cloud that help construction teams manage their projects. Both platforms offer a variety of features for document management, collaboration, and communication. However, there are some key differences between the two platforms that may make one a better fit for your specific needs.

Autodesk Docs

Autodesk Docs is a document management platform that provides a central location for storing, sharing, and collaborating on project documents. It offers a variety of features for organizing and searching documents, as well as for tracking changes and versions. Autodesk Docs also integrates with other Autodesk products, such as BIM 360 and Revit.

Autodesk Build

Autodesk Build is a project management platform that is specifically designed for the construction industry. It offers a variety of features for managing project schedules, costs, and resources. Autodesk Build also integrates with Autodesk Docs, so you can easily access and share project documents.

Compare Autodesk Docs Vs Build

Feature Autodesk Docs Autodesk Build
Document management Yes Yes
Collaboration Yes Yes
Communication Yes Yes
Project scheduling No Yes
Cost management No Yes
Resource management No Yes
Integration with Autodesk products Yes Yes
Mobile app Yes Yes
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Autodesk Vs Build – RFI’s

  • Docs: RFIs can be created and tracked in Docs, but they are not as tightly integrated with the rest of the platform as they are in Build.
  • Build: RFIs are a core feature of Build, and they are tightly integrated with the project schedule and budget. This makes it easy to track the status of RFIs and to ensure that they are resolved in a timely manner.

Autodesk Vs Build –

Issue Tracking

  • Docs: Issue tracking is not a core feature of Docs, but it can be enabled through a third-party integration.
  • Build: Issue tracking is a core feature of Build, and it is tightly integrated with the rest of the platform. This makes it easy to track the status of issues and to ensure that they are resolved in a timely manner.

Autodesk Build Features

Quality Management

Autodesk Build offers a variety of features for managing quality. You can create and track quality checklists, which are used to ensure that tasks are completed correctly. You can also create and track quality reports, which are used to identify and track quality issues.

Safety Management

Autodesk Build also offers a variety of features for managing safety. You can create and track safety checklists, which are used to ensure that work areas are safe. You can also create and track safety reports, which are used to identify and track safety issues.

Project Closeout

Autodesk Build offers a variety of features for managing project closeout. You can create and track closeout checklists, which are used to ensure that all project tasks are completed. You can also create and track closeout reports, which are used to document the project’s completion.

Cost Management

Autodesk Build also offers a variety of features for managing cost. You can create and track budgets, track expenses, and generate reports on project costs. You can also create and track change orders, which are used to modify the project scope or budget.

Here are some additional benefits of using Autodesk Build for quality management, safety management, project closeout, and cost management:

  • Increased visibility: Autodesk Build provides a central location for storing all project information, which makes it easy to track progress and identify potential problems.
  • Improved collaboration: Autodesk Build makes it easy for team members to collaborate on projects, even if they are not in the same location.
  • Automated workflows: Autodesk Build automates many of the tasks involved in quality management, safety management, project closeout, and cost management, which frees up team members to focus on other aspects of the project.
  • Real-time data: Autodesk Build provides real-time data on project progress, which allows team members to make informed decisions and take corrective action as needed.

Which platform is right for you?

The best platform for you will depend on your specific needs. If you are looking for a comprehensive document management platform, then Autodesk Docs is a good option. If you are looking for a project management platform with features for scheduling, costs, and resources, then Autodesk Build is a good option.

Autodesk Docs and Autodesk Build are both powerful platforms that can help you manage your construction projects. The best platform for you will depend on your specific needs. If you are not sure which platform is right for you, then I recommend contacting an Autodesk representative for more information.

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Connected Construction: A Better Way To Build, Together

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Autodesk Construction Cloud™ connects workflows, teams, and data at every stage of construction to reduce risk, maximize efficiency, and increase profits.

Autodesk have released a detailed whitepaper on Connected Construction.  The whitepaper covers:

  1. A New Way To Build
  2. The Autodesk Construction Cloud
  3. Connecting The Project Lifecycle
  4. The Future Of Building, On One Platform

Download the whitepaper to learn more and see the future of connected construction.

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Connect PDM and PLM with Autodesk

Fusion 360 Manage

Fusion 360 Manage

Fusion 360 Manage with Upchain: Cloud PLM and PDM that easily connects your data, people and processes. 

Fusion 360 Manage with Upchain is a true cloud-based SaaS solution for PDM and PLM. It delivers data and process management capabilities that enable manufacturers to digitally transform product development and collaboration workflows.

Fusion 360 Manage with Upchain allows you to connect your entire organisation, including your PLM and PDM systems. You can connect across multiple departments and international locations seamlessly, helping you bring your products to market with speed. Using cloud data and process management, you can:

  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders
  • Maintain one single source of truth with your latest product data

Why use Fusion 360 Manage With Upchain?

  • Get the full picture of all data from all sources. Integrate your processes and do more with your data.
  • Give everyone access to the data they need. Provide secure access to rich CAD data and solicit feedback from internal and external stakeholders without requiring CAD licenses for reviewers.
  • Collaborate without barriers across multiple teams, suppliers, customers or other partners any time, from any location.

What can you do with Fusion 360 Manage With Upchain?

  • Enjoy the flexibility to start quickly and scale easily over time.  Scale up and down as needed with modular processes and tailored workflows without having to implement customised coding.
  • Bring all your product data together in one place with an open system.  Create a single source of truth for all your product data including different file types with multi-CAD integrations and an open API.  Pull in upstream and downstream data from a range of systems including ERP or CRM systems.
  • Access your data from anywhere at any time. Access and review designs, view bill of material items, change lifecycle states, manage change orders and more all from a mobile device.

Fusion 360 Manage With Upchain Options

There are multiple versions of Fusion 360 With Upchain including:

ProfessionalFusion 360 Manage with Upchain Enterprise
For organisations with enterprise level needs. It has all the features of the professional version, plus a sandbox environment, it caters for third-party users, single sign-on and includes expanded cloud storage.

 

 Professional Fusion 360 Manage with Upchain Professional

The best option for power users and design engineers. Integrate your CAD tools with PDM. Create and manage BOMs, workflows, workspaces, templates and engineering changes.

 

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Suitable for both extended engineering and non-engineering teams. Harness the full capabilities of PLM. Define and manage your processes, workflows, engineering changes, workspaces and templates.

ParticipantFusion 360 Manage with Upchain Participant
Suitable for management, project stakeholders, data consumers and ticket-raisers. View documents, create and run reports, participate in workflows and view dashboards.

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