Drop the Pad of Paper and Pick Up Bluebeam Revu for iPad
This blog post was originally written for the Managed Design blog. Managed Design is now a U.S. CAD company, so please check back here at www.uscad.com/blog for more written articles from Ted Moberg and our new U.S. CAD Minnesota team.
Are you using a pad of paper to collect field information like dimensions, locations and quantities to bid a project? Consider Bluebeam Revu on the iPad.
In this short video we show you how to use the iPad version of Revu to create a quick and accurate bid for a roofing job. You will quickly see that this technology can be adapted to your business whether it is roofing, carpet install, landscaping, or any trade that requires collecting information on site for a bid.
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