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If sticking to a timeline to meet deadlines is critical to your business, maximizing productivity in your workflow should be a top priority for success.

So why not make it easy?

Well, now you can with advanced PDF solutions such as Bluebeam® Revu®, says Lauren Hanna, production print specialist for Blue Technologies.

“The ease of use, transparency and accountability that advanced PDF solutions give allow for major benefits to industries like construction, architecture and engineering,” she says. “Bluebeam, for instance, was specifically designed for the large format world, used to mark up and edit large format documents.”

Read on as Hanna shares five areas Bluebeam Revu can help you take blueprints, CAD drawings, measurements and more to the next level.

1.     Create faster

Bluebeam Revu enables you to create information rich 2-D and 3-D PDFs fast and easy, on its own or in collaboration with existing tools. You can create and batch directly from Microsoft Office and Outlook, AutoCAD®, Revit®, Navisworks® and more.

Additionally, Revu includes a suite of measurement tools that allow you to comprehensively capture project scope and produce a higher quality bid – giving you the competitive edge.

2.     Communicate clearer

Customized markups make editing simple – tracking who said what, when. You can save custom markups for reuse, easily track annotations, and utilize color coding for revision clarity.

3.     Collaborate further

Cloud-enabled, Bluebeam Revu lets you share PDF markups and comments in real time for better transparency and accessibility – and faster design reviews. Additionally, it syncs with popular collaborative platforms like SharePoint® and ProjectWise®.

4.     Organize in-depth

Need to keep your RFI organized? Batch Link gives you the ability to automatically create endless hyperlinks based on file name, page label or page region throughout a drawing set for easy organization. You can also perform searches through a document for images or text.

5.     Automate easier

With OCR capabilities, Bluebeam Revu automatically finds fields such as dates, checkboxes and signatures with this simplified PDF form creation from scanned or digital documents. You can quickly apply a digital signature with professional seal and date on every batch of files without the struggle of having to do it one by one.

Find out how advanced PDF solutions can benefit your firm

Advanced PDF solutions like Bluebeam Revu can boost productivity in your workflow – ultimately, saving you time and money. That’s why 94% of top US contractors and 86% of top US design firms are already using it, according to a Engineering News-Record report.

Want to find out for yourself?

Take advantage of a 30-day free trial of Bluebeam Revu from the productivity experts at Blue Technologies.

“The software is very easy and intuitive to learn, and our experts can assist with training on Bluebeam Revu to make it easy,” Hanna says.

For more information on advanced PDF solutions for your business, call (216) 271-4800 or email a Blue Technologies expert at