Enhance team collaboration with BIM 360 portfolio

by Sam Nseir, BIM360 Expert on August 17, 2017

To enhance collaboration and BIM workflows, project teams have been utilizing different BIM 360 products throughout the lifecycles of their projects. Thus, administrators have been required to manage users and projects across these multiple BIM 360 products.

There are several similarities and differences in the way each one of these BIM 360 products handles users and projects.

Check the table comparison of how to administer different BIM 360 products:


 

BIM 360 Field

BIM 360 Glue

BIM 360 Plan

BIM 360 Docs

BIM 360 Team

Account/Hub level Roles
  • Account Admin
  • Project Admin
  • Account Admin
  • Project Admin
  • Full Member
  • Limited Member
  • Reviewer
  • Account Admin
  • Project Admin
  • Account Admin
  • Project Admin
  • Team Admin
  • Team Member
  • Project Contributor
Project level Roles
  • Contractor
  • Architect
  • Engineer
  • Owner
  • Subcontractor
  • Inspector
Roles in Glue are defined at the account level. Changing a user role on one project changes it on all projects.
  • Project Admin
  • Team Member
  • Reviewer
  • Contractor
  • Construction Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Superintendent
  • Scheduler
  • Estimator
  • Executive
  • IT
  • Project Engineer
  • Document Manager
  • Subcontractor
  • Architect
  • Designer
  • Engineer
  • Owner
  • Inspector
  • Project Admin
  • Editor
  • Viewer
Account/Hub level access is managed using BIM 360 Account Administration (HQ)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Account/Hub admin needs to be assigned an entitlement from Autodesk Account by the Contract Manager

No

No

No

No

Yes

Account/Hub level access requires receiving and accepting invitation email

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Roles’ Permissions can be customized at the project level

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

Project level access requires receiving and accepting invitation email

No

Only the first time a user is added to the account

No

Yes

No

Non-admins can invite users to projects

No

No

No

No

Yes, but it requires project admin acceptance

User can choose to leave a project

No, only project admin can remove a user

No, only project admin can remove a user

No, only project admin can remove a user

No, only project admin can remove a user

Yes

How to invite an account/team admin?

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How to administrate an Account/Hub?

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How to manage projects at Account/Hub level?

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How to manage users at Account/Hub level?

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How to manage users at project level?

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