• Request for Change (7.32 min)

    The Requests for Change (RFCs) feature helps you to systematically log, assess, and accept or reject change requests in relation to requirements. The video above shows you how to utilize this feature to its fullest extent. Click on CC to turn on English or Dutch subtitles.

  • Requirements Overview

    In the main menu, under Overviews, you can find the Requirements Overview. This is a relatively simple overview which shows all the requirements in your model in a table format. In that sense, it is quite similar to the Analysis and Verification tables. Selections and Filters Once you open up…

  • What are Object IDs?

    When working in BriefBuilder, you may have noticed that all objects (spaces, connections, systems, users etc.) have an ID. These object IDs can be seen at the top of each detail view. See image below. These IDs are automatically generated and they are unique. They are also ‘fixed’ in the…

  • Guide & tutorial videos

    Below is a compilation of all our videos explaining several of BriefBuilder’s features. Quick guides are short, brief explanations without a voiceover that showcase how to perform certain actions in BriefBuilder. Our tutorial series is longer and more in-depth, including plenty of practical examples and tips through a voiceover for…

  • Working with requirement texts

    Introduction In some projects, project teams work with textual requirements instead of model-based requirements, as we normally do in BriefBuilder.  In particular in the civil engineering and energy sector, the use of requirement texts is still widespread and it is not always possible to transform these texts into model-based requirements…

  • Error “User name already in use”. What now?

    When creating new users in your model, it can be that you get the following error notification: This username is already in use. (English version) Dette brugernavn er allerede i brug. (Danish version) Dieser Benutzername wird bereits verwendet. (German version) Cet identifiant est déjà utilisé. (French version) Dette brukernavnet er…

  • Object classification/numbering

    Introduction Classifications and numberings are frequently used to identify and categorize objects in models—be it spaces, systems or even facility management services. BriefBuilder provides a dedicated table for this purpose. This table allows you to add one or more classifications or numbers to an object, e.g. numberings for rooms or…

  • Verification roles & permissions

    With BriefBuilder’s roles settings, you can control users’ permissions in relation to verifications. In this article, we will explain how it works, covering the following topics: Verification permissions in general Default verification roles Creating your own roles Permissions To manage verification permissions, you have to access the roles settings in…

  • Referencing

    When working in BriefBuilder, it happens that you want to refer to other objects or requirements. Think of a comment like, “Shouldn’t this space be linked to the large meeting room SP-405?”, or a Note that says, “This requirement should be seen in conjunction with REQ-3005”. To make such references…

  • Verification result (9.39 min)

    Verification is the process of checking whether a designed or built solution meets the formulated requirements. This video explains how to execute verifications for your own project.