Commercial Network Version of Chief


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Hi All just wondering if anyone is experiencing the same issue with Chief as we are.

Is Chief Architect going to consider developing a networkable , multi user format for those of us who have more than two employees and endeavouring to manage large projects over various disciplines..

Our office works on medium to large commercial projects where files are constantly being modified and worked on 6 months or more in duration and on various elements of the same model.

Because the files are linked between details , wet area layouts elevations and floor plan etc etc, our productivity is limited to one user on the file at any one time.


thanks in advance



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That is a good question for Scott Harris and the other persons who run Chief Architect Inc. I worked with the now Vice President of Scholastic Sales, Debbie Gray as a trainer back in 2005 where we serviced those University's and schools that used networked versions for classroom deployment. Not the same as a corporate environment but similar. In any case end users do not determine such functionality, rather it is persons like Dermot Dempsey and others who develop Chief's programming and deployment, ask them, directly please, they do listen and care..



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Are you talking about sharing a license or a sharing a content. 


With a content you probably need to install some sort of DMS (Document Management Systems) or  just make sure this is NOT a website management system e.g. like Wix, Drupal, Zoomba <- NOT these. There you could store and version not just plan but also all the related documentation. Every employee can see project files and the related documentation. Most allow multi-versioning, store additional design files HVAC  generated by other software RHVAC. 


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