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Dutch Police selects BriefBuilder

We are proud to announce that the Dutch Police has selected BriefBuilder as a tool for requirements management in its accommodation projects. Starting point for the use of BriefBuilder is an extensive requirements library that serves as a basis for individual project briefs. The aim...

DNR-STB task specifications available in BriefBuilder

Which tasks are part of the project’s scope and which not? Who is e.g. responsible for the soil studies or the negotiations with the local authorities? And what is it that needs to be delivered in terms of documentation at each project stage? BIM models,...

Tiles

As every BriefBuilder user will have noticed, we have just introduced a new tile overview for project models. We think it is a pleasant addition to the list view that we already had. After all, there is no reason why database software shouldn't look good....

Tiny update: new icon

When we developed BriefBuilder, we did a lot of thinking about the icons we would use. How to represent a building, a space, a system, a process, a verification, etc etc.? One of challenges was to find a good icon for the object “outdoor space”....

Recap of 2021

First of all a happy new year on behalf of the BriefBuilder team! At this start of the new year, we would like to give you a recap of the most important new features that we added to BriefBuilder in 2021. 🔖 Classification This is a truly...

🎄 Merry x-mas and happy holidays

🎅 Merry x-mas and happy holidays to all our users and collaboration partners! Stay in good health and take care of one another. Thank you for being such an important part of what we do! We are looking forward to see you all in the...

🚀Requirement texts

We have created a new feature for construction clients and contractors that work with textual requirements instead of model-based requirements, as we normally do in BriefBuilder.  We are not a big fan of requirements in a text format (we prefer a more BIM-like approach), but in particular...

🚀A classy new feature

We noticed that BriefBuilder users apply a wide range of classification systems in their projects, e.g. Uniclass, CoClass, COBie, Omniclass, Uniformat, NL-SfB, Cuneco and so on. We have now developed a dedicated classification feature for this purpose, with which you can: ▶ Add one or more classifications...

Civil Engineering lecture

Yesterday, our very own Jade van Zeeland gave a lecture about the topics of systems engineering (SE) and requirements management (RM) for civil engineering students of the Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences. She explained the overall philosophy behind these concepts and she explained the practicalities of making...

Learn BriefBuilder!

How to define, analyse and verify requirements for construction projects with BriefBuilder? We have developed an online course that gives you all the answers. It guides you step-by-step through BriefBuilder's key functionalities. It is an excellent start for those who have just started using BriefBuilder...