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Smart Specifications: Best Practices for Leveraging Built-in Intelligence & Importing Word Documents to a Database Driven Platform Tech Talk with RIB

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About This Program

In this webinar, Gary Christensen will walk you through best practices for optimizing your current specification writing process to help you save time and streamline your workflow. Learn how to integrate your firm’s content, be it proprietary specifications, design standards, performance guidelines, or even custom forms, into a single repository for coordination and automation. You’ll learn how adding intelligence to your database-driven specifications can help you make more informed decisions, faster, through every phase of the design process.

Session Takeaways

  • Learn how to import and integrate your custom content to maintain always-updated specifications.
  • Learn how to use built-in intelligence to help you dramatically speed up spec editing tasks.
  • Learn how to take advantage of valuable industry updates to ensure your specs are always up to date.
  • Learn how to import forms so everything you need for your project manual is in one place.

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Learning Units

CSI: 1.0 LU*
*May be submitted for domain specific learning units to CDT recertification, and/or general learning units for CCCA, CCS, and CCPR.

Relevant Practices

Specifying/Information Management
Product Selection/Specification


  • Gary Christensen, CSI, CDT

    Client Education Manager, RIB

    Gary Christensen has been creating and delivering educational content, live and online, to the construction industry for more than 20 years. He is a CSI Member and holds the CDT (Construction Document Technologist) Certification. He joined RIB in December of 2017.

May 16, 2023
Tue 2:00 PM EDT

Duration 1H 0M

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