Created by Autodesk, Buzzsaw is a cloud-based system that enables building information modeling (BIM) workflows. The solution is suitable for architecture, construction, transportation, automotive, building products, equipment and fabrication businesses of all sizes.

Buzzsaw provides tools for data management, modeling and documentation and is integrated with the entire Autodesk portfolio, which covers data management and design solutions. Its engineering and project collaboration features offer tools for the overall editing and reviews process.

This system also enables online project management, where files can be viewed and exchanged online, and mobile apps are available for Android and iOS devices. The solution offers centralized management of projects and data for gaining visibility of all activities. It also provides tracking of construction forms, bid invitations, document and drawing information.

Project calendar
Project calendar

Project calendar

Calendar

Calendar

Import Excel files

Import Excel files

iPad mobile

iPad mobile

Supported Operating System(s):

Mac OS, Web browser (OS agnostic), Windows 10



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Bill from Lone Rover

Industry / Trade:  Construction manager

Number of employees:  51-200 employees

Ease-of-use

Value for money

Customer support

Functionality

August 2018

Great for what it does

Pros

Bare bones PM platform. Document management, RFI tracking, inter agency communications, does all this well

Cons

No financials, support is difficult to obtain, licenses are costly, no mobile platform developed when I uses

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Nicole from Campbell Real Estate Investments

Industry / Trade:  Building owner

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

Ease-of-use

Value for money

Customer support

Functionality

May 2018

Good software

Pros

Buzzsaw is able to store a lot of information and its super easy to then share this information with clients. Very easy to use.

Cons

The mobile app is not what it needs to be (a lot of features are not on the app) Mobility these days is essential so i think they need to update the mobile software so its more easily accessible.

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Todd from Edge Builders

Industry / Trade:  Construction manager

Number of employees:  1,001-5,000 employees

Ease-of-use

Customer support

Functionality

April 2018

This is just what we needed

Pros

I use this program specifically to turn all sorts of formats of drawings into pdfs and or into GIFs for our estimating software. Once a fellow employee showed me how to use it I quickly found it as a very useful tool for our construction needs. We are constantly receiving drawings in all sorts of formats.

Cons

It can be a little clunky and not untuituve at first but I learned quickly and could see why they format the way they do.

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Melody from Ecker Construction

Industry / Trade:  General contractor

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

Ease-of-use

Functionality

February 2018

Used with Clients

Pros

Buzzsaw can store a lot of information, and they make it easy to share with clients or vice versa.

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Bill from Discovery Senior Living

Industry / Trade:  Real estate developer

Ease-of-use

Customer support

Functionality

December 2015

On its way!

Pros

Buzzsaw is very easy to use and has an easy to understand interface. It requires very little training for new users to understand, and allows you to coordinate and monitor multiple large projects(in my case, 11 projects all in excess of $50MM) Buzzsaw gets the job done.

Cons

Definitely need a lot of work on the mobile side of things. Their mobile apps leave a lot of critical features off, and this really bothers me. Additionally, because of the design, you have to use a windows based computer with IE to access full functionality. As a Mac user, I had to buy a second laptop just to use Buzzsaw.


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