SOURCE: Hard Dollar Corporation

Hard Dollar Corporation

August 26, 2009 11:00 ET

Hard Dollar Industry Thought Leader Addresses 5D-BIM Advantages at Microsoft Project Conference 2009

Brad Barth, Senior Vice President, to Share the Advantages to Capital Projects by Tightly Integrating Synchronized Costs, Resources, Productivity and Schedules

SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - August 26, 2009) - Hard Dollar is pleased to announce the presentation of an educational track on "The Advantages of 5D-BIM" at the upcoming 5th annual Microsoft Project Conference being held September 14-17, 2009 at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, AZ.

Hard Dollar Corporation, a Microsoft Gold Partner, is the only Project Cost Management system that provides dynamic integration between detailed historical costing, estimating, productivity, and actual progress reporting capabilities into the industry leading scheduling system Project™ from Microsoft™.

In the world of Building Information Modeling ("BIM"), various integration points relate to sharing digital information; they are:

--  3D-BIM -- Integration from the 3D CAD model to visualize potential
    clashes.
--  4D-BIM -- 3D model plus time (Schedule) as 4th dimension. Visualizing
    the schedule identifies flaws in logic. Optimizes sequencing on the
    construction site, impact between time, productivity and cost.
--  5D-BIM -- BIM integrated with cost. Cost implications of design
    changes understood in real-time.
    

Brad Barth is a construction industry veteran with over 25 years of experience in building, delivery and software used to provide Project Cost Management for large capital construction projects. Mr. Barth is currently Senior Vice President of Sales Engineering at Hard Dollar.

About Microsoft Project Conference 2009!

This year's conference will exclusively disclose the powerful capabilities included in Microsoft Project 2010 and Microsoft Enterprise Project Management (EPM) Solutions while providing real world guidance on how Microsoft Project 2007 and Microsoft EPM Solutions are helping customers today with Project and Portfolio Management to save money, enhance efficiency and prepare for future growth. With in-depth content and hands-on opportunities to learn about Microsoft Project 2010 and Microsoft EPM Solutions, obtain unique insights into how the next release will continue to support your business tomorrow.

About Hard Dollar Corporation

The company's patented technology is the only functional, single-view solution on the market offering: real-time, multi-user collaboration through the managed interaction of resources, cost, productivity, escalation, cash flow, earned value reporting, and scheduling from either Microsoft or Primavera throughout the entire life of the project. For more information on the company or its products, visit www.harddollar.com

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