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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...

Lights, camera, … requirements!

A TV studio?! BriefBuilder has been used in a wide diversity of projects (schools, roads, tunnels, hospitals, even prisons), but never in something as glamorous (and complex) as a TV studio. That has changed now. A consortium of Belgian construction companies, led by Willemen Construct, the Jan De...

Requirements overload?!

We have made a 'quick & dirty' analysis of the amount of requirements per project for a selection of construction projects (buildings, infrastructure, industrial structures). What we saw is that the number of requirements relates to the project's scope, type of tender, phasing and the...

Welcome to idverde

Idverde NL selects BriefBuilder as its requirements management tool! Idverde is Europe’s leading provider of grounds maintenance services and landscape creation projects. They will use BriefBuilder for the definition and verification of specifications for a diversity of objects, varying from river banks and harbour areas,...