Dodge Data & Analytics has launched Dodge PlanRoom, an online service for contractors and subcontractors to store, manage and share plans, specifications and other construction documentation. Dodge PlanRoom is designed to support construction-specific workflows such as evaluating potential projects by quickly reviewing linked plans, sections and elevations. More information and a free version of the service are available at www.construction.com/dodge/planroom.asp.
Through optional integration with Dodge Global Network, a comprehensive source of information on construction projects in North America, contractors can quickly search and view projects to find the ones most suitable for them. Users can also add their own projects or participate in private projects they are invited to by owners and other contractors.
By helping to make relevant project documentation available in a single, secure repository, PlanRoom allows the whole project team to collaborate throughout the entire project lifecycle. Simplified project syncing means that the team can avoid the headaches and delays caused by working with out-of-date information. And version control ensures a document record that allows contractors to track history and pinpoint plan changes when necessary.
PlanRoom is available in multiple tiers, all of which offer access to unlimited users on a project. The basic level is available free and comes with storage of up to five projects at a time. Subsequent tiers offer increased storage for low monthly fees.