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ONLINE COST ESTIMATING SOFTWARE UNVEILS UPDATE.

The Gordian Group, a leading provider of construction costanalytics and estimating information, pricing data andprocurement software, released a major update to itsgroundbreaking RSMeans Online cost estimating software, itssecond significant upgrade in 2015.

RSMeans Online is the fastest, easiest, and mostcustomizable way to access any current or historicalconstruction data, explained Greg Hanson, Gordian's Vice President of New Business and Product Development. Subscribers can quickly look up individual items, createestimates, customize assemblies or building models, ordevelop entirely customized cost databases in any zip code or nationwide.

The Gordian Group is committed to continuing developmentand enhancement of the RSMeans Online platform to providecontractors, facility owners and managers, architects, andengineers with accurate, dependable, and up-to-date construction data, tools and features that respond to theneeds of customers.

The RSMeans Online version 6.3 upgrade introduces newapplication functionality and improves features forcollaboration. Most importantly, the update delivers thefirst phase of key building blocksnew notification features and permissions-based estimate storage for collaborative estimatingthat will serve as a cornerstone for the product's future development.

New or enhanced features in RSMeans Online version 6.3 include:

- A new user-defined Notification System alerting users when data updates occur or when other users make changes to collaborative estimates.

- Improvements to the Customized Assemblies tool to allow modified assemblies to be saved as favorites for future use, a feature previously available at the estimate level only.

- An improved free trial allowing up to ten users to evaluate the full range of collaborative functionality available to subscribers.

- A new capability in Advanced Reporting that allows the import of graphicssuch as company logos for a branded estimateat the estimate level and on editable templates.

This powerful RSMeans Online update gives owners, developers, architects, engineers and contractors the tools and information they need to build competitive cost estimates, including customizable options to create solutions that will best meet planning, budgeting and estimating needs.

About The Gordian Group

The Gordian Group is a provider of construction data, software and services that companies rely on to pursue efficient and effective construction planning, estimating and procurement. In its beginnings, Gordian pioneered Job Order Contracting (JOC), a method for planning and executing construction renovation, alteration and repair through its highly specialized cloud-software. In 2014 the company acquired RSMeans, a leader in data, analytics and life cycle cost analysis for commercial and residential construction. Today, The Gordian Group draws on its highly specialized engineers, software and unique proprietary data sets to solve the construction information, planning and management needs of people in building construction, building products manufacturing, education, healthcare, retail, insurance, legal and government.

For more information, visit www.thegordiangroup.com or call 800/874-2291.

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