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Sunday, February 22, 2009

REED SmartBIM Library 1/2 Price Sale through 3/31/09 and Reasons to Buy

For a Limited Time Only - SmartBIM Library is 50% off!

In anticipation of the launch of SmartBIM Library 3.2, we are having a pre-launch sale! All licenses of SmartBIM Library are 50% now through March 31st. Anyone who purchases SmartBIM Library now, will be automatically upgraded to version 3.2 upon its launch.

SmartBIM Library List Price 1/2 Sale Price
Single License $500.00 $250.00
5 pack $2,250.00 $1,125.00
10 pack $4,250.00 $2,125.00
25 pack $10,000.00 $5,000.00
Unlimited Site License $50,000.00 $25,000.00

This sale will end March 31st

BIM Object Survey Result Highlights

  • The average number of searches per day for objects is ten.
  • Employees using their office library average over three minutes a search.
  • Employees using internet collections such as Autodesk Seek, Revit City and the AIA site average over six minutes a search.
  • Over 40% of the time after spending this amount of time searching the employee does not find the object they need in either the office library or on the Internet.
  • When the employee can not find the object they need it is split evenly between building their own or modifying an existing object.
  • The average time to build or modify an object is 6 minutes, some modifications are quick, but over 30% of the time employees are taking over 1 hour per object.
  • 60% of the employees build or modify objects less than 10 times a week, 40% of the employees build or modify objects over 20 times a week.

Search Activity Quantity/Day Minutes per Search Cumulative Time per Day Cost per day
Office Library 10 3 1/2 hour $20
Internet Sites 4 6 1/2 hour $20
Simple Build/Modification of Object 6 5 1/2 hour $20
Complex Build/Modification of Object 1 30 1 hour $40

Total Cost $100/day


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