What's New in VFP 2018-02 – May 2018

The second Viewpoint For Projects™ web release for 2018 delivers Multi-File Upload (MFU) enhancements as well as customer-suggested improvements to the BIM experience. It also includes changes behind the scenes to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Review the release video to see a quick overview of VFP 2018-02 enhancements, and read more about them in the sections below it.

Key enhancements include:

  • Multi-File Upload – your ability to upload multiple files at once into your Common Data Environment (CDE) has been greatly enhanced.
    • supports drag-and-drop functionality
    • identifies and accommodates revisions of existing files
    • provides a new registration grid so you can easily validate and tailor your upload information

    Read more...

  • Template BIM containers – you can now deploy BIM containers as part of your Project Template, including any sub-containers used to manage deliverables, saving you from having to create from scratch for new projects with BIM requirements.
  • BIM - Key Documents – a new Key Documents section on the BIM Container enables you to present important documents (such as EIR or BEP) in their native formats on the Project Guidance page.

    See the instructions here...

  • BIM container performance – you'll enjoy faster loading when using the Latest Models screen and the Information Planner screen.
  • GDPR compliantViewpoint For Projects™ has the necessary technical safeguards to complement your responsibility to protect personal data. Viewpoint For Projects™ is fully compliant and accommodates GDPR processing.

In addition, this release contains several bug fixes that address customer-reported issues and make the application more usable. Read about Viewpoint For Projects™ 2018-02 bug fixes here.