Specification Solutions

Course Catalog

Asset Name Description Roles DLZ Subscription
Specpoint Industry Analytics Reporting and Metrics - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 10m read
This starter guide gives an overview of the reporting and metrics dashboard in MasterSpec.
Topics covered:
Industry Analytics
Interpreting Industry Analytics (sections open, decisions won or lost, market comparison)
Product Masterspec section downloads
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Specpoint for Building Product Manufacturers - Learning Video Learn how to navigate to your Specpoint company page and add custom information for your company, how to view and filter the Product Listing Page, add product details and navigate the Project Research Map.

Duration: 35 minutes

Topics covered:
Introduction
Learning Objectives - 25s
The Specpoint Story - 34s
Using the Heat Map - 6m 30s
Project Details - 1m 52s
Introduction to Widgets - 1m 45s
Things to Note as a BPM - 47s
Navigating the Company Page - 5m
Terminology - 4m 29s
Filters - 2m 39s
Grouping and Sorting - 2m
Product Listing Details - 7m 28s
Conclusion - 23s
  • System Administrator
  • Employee
  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Permissions - Learning Video Duration 20:59

Learn how to configure your e-SPECS, create users and user groups, and how to assign permissions for each.

[keywords: users, user groups, permissions, office master, project privileges]
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Designer Essentials - Learning Video Duration: 1hr 10m This learning video covers the e-SPECS Designer application functionality. Topics covered: Navigating the workspace and settings 1m Adding sections 6m Imported sections and autotagger 5m Mapping 5m Adding and modifying tags and mappings 12m Tags 8m Dependent tags 4m 30s Project criteria tags 3m Reference mappings 10m Editing and formatting text 16m
  • System Administrator
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  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Projects and Master Keynotes - Learning Video Duration: 20m In this learning video, you will learn how to best utilize keynotes to coordinate your specifications with your drawings and manage master keynotes. Topics covered: e-SPECS Keynotes 10m Managing Keynotes 6m Annotations 1m
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Deltek Specification Solutions: Intermediate Specifying for Design Professional This course provides instruction for design professionals with work experience on how to use building assemblies as a guide to planning required work for drawings and specifications. Trainees will learn to use checklists, generic tables of contents, and MasterFormat to ensure greater precision in specification. Trainees will learn how to save time, to be consistent by utilizing "packaged" master specifications, and to take advantage of specification data from manufacturer's and association websites. They will be able to create consistent specifications by applying the principles learned in this course.

[Keywords: specifications, communicate to the design and build team, templates, create specifications, organizational systems, masterformat, divisions, uniformat]
  • System Administrator
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  • Manager
  • DLZ Standard
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Revit Integration - Learning Video Duration: 33m 11s
This learning video covers the e-SPECS Revit Console.
Topics covered:
Associating the e-SPECS project with the model 5m 10s
Binding manager 11m 33s
Associating sections to assemblies 2m 12s
Attaching project files to assemblies 1m
e-SPECS Revit Console 1m
Refreshing section list 2m 10s
Assembly report 4m 19s
  • System Administrator
  • Employee
  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS and UFGS Installation Requirements and Process - Learning Video Duration: 18m 26s
This learning video covers how e-SPECS and UFGS work together.
Topics covered:
Create projects 2m 16s
Revit integration 8m 40s
Edit sections 3m 36s
Export, package and report 1m
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Project Training - Learning Video Duration: 1hr 45m
This learning video wetackle the basic topics related to projects in e-SPECS.
Topics covered:
Startup screen - 2mins
e-SPECS options - 4 mins
Project groups and creation - 11 mins
Project criteria - 1 min
Adding and viewing sections - 20 mins
Modifying checklist sections - 12 min
Modifying section text - 4 min 38s
Processing bracket options - 3 mins
Headers and footers - 2mins
Style guide manager - 3min 30s
Project files - 2 mins
Project reports - 7 min
Collaborating with team members - 17min 32s
  • System Administrator
  • Employee
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  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions MasterSpec FAQ Portal uration: 18m
This portal provides 5 MasterSpec FAQ videos
Topics covered:
SpecAgency overview - 2mins
Product upload review - 5 mins 45sec
Product editing review - 1 min 33 sec
Understanding Masterspec reports - 4 mins 45 sec
Masterspec end user view - 4 mins 30 sec
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Template and Reference Projects Overview - Learning Video Duration: 12 minutes
This learning covers Templates and Reference projects in e-SPECS.
Topics covered:
When to use a template or reference project - 4mins
How to set up template projects - 4mins
How to set up reference projects - 4mins
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Essentials- Functional Reference Guide Duration: approx. 30 minutes
This starter guide gives an overview of the e-SPECS essentials.
Topics covered:
Creating projects
Adding specification sections
Modifying checklist sections
Processing bracket options
Headers and footers
Style guide manager
Project files and reports
Collaborating with team members
Packaging the project
  • System Administrator
  • Employee
  • Manager
  • DLZ Standard
Specpoint Project Research Map - Learning Video This learning video will teach you about the Project Research Map for Specpoint.
Duration: 20 minutes

Topics Covered:
Introduction - 38s
Learning Objectives - 33s
The Story - 45s
Using the Project Research Map - 13m 08s
Introduction to Widgets - 2m 59s
Summary - 34s
Conclusion - 28s
  • System Administrator
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  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Designer - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 40m read
This starter guide gives an overview of the main e-SPECS Designer functionality.
Topics include:
What is e-SPECS Designer?
Working with Masters
Managing hyperlinks
Tags and mapping
Editing, formatting and style guides
  • System Administrator
  • Employee
  • Manager
  • DLZ Functional Guide
Specpoint Organizing and Searching for Projects - Learning Video This learning video will teach you how to use filters, review project progress and how to create and edit project groups.
Duration: 15 minutes
Topics Covered:
Introduction - 38s
Learning Objectives - 22s
The Story - 30s
How it's done - 9m 45s
Conclusion - 28s
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS: View Quality Assurance Reports - Infographic Duration: 1m read
This infographic provides the steps to provide a Quality Assurance Report
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Specpoint Project Fundamentals - Learning Video This course will tackle Project Fundamentals and will focus on topics such as creating projects and building a project team.
Duration: 20 minutes

Topics Covered:
Introduction - 38s
Objectives - 40s
Create a Project Group - 7m 31s
Build a Project Team - 3m 10s
Design Progress Table - 5m 36s
Conclusion - 28s
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Common Roadblocks - ODBC Connection and Performing Updates - Infographic Duration: 3m read
This infographic shows how Microsoft's Open Database Connectivity (ODBC) enables the e-SPECS client applications and e-SPECS server to communicate and how to perform updates.
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Specpoint Project Workspace Navigation - Learning Video This session will focus on how to navigate the Project Workspace in Specpoint.
Duration: 9 minutes

Topics Covered:
Introduction - 38s
Objectives - 13s
Opening a Project - 48s
Navigating the Workspace - 6m 53s
Conclusion - 28s
  • System Administrator
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  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions e-SPECS Server Migration - Infographic Duration: 3min read
This infographic shows how to perform an e-SPECS server migration.
  • System Administrator
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  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specpoint Project Workspace Building a Project - Learning Video This session is focused on building out a project and starting to edit its information.
Duration: 15 minutes

Topics Covered:
Introduction - 38s
Objectives - 21s
Project Properties - 6m 33s
Family and Product Type Properties - 4m 35s
Adding and Removing From Project - 2m 54s
Conclusion - 28s
  • System Administrator
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  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specpoint Project Workspace Editing - Learning Video This session is focused on discovering concepts and techniques to edit Family and Product Type components.
Duration: 25 minutes

Topics Covered:
Introduction - 38s
Objectives - 15s
Setting up your workspace - 3m 2s
Hiding and Unhiding Properties - 3m 9s
Adding and Removing Properties - 15m 22s
Product Type Properties - 2m 31s
Conclusion - 28s
  • System Administrator
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  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions SpecBuilder Cloud User Fundamentals - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 20m read
This starter guides gives an overview of the fundamentals for using SpecBuilder Cloud.
Topics covered:
What is SpecBuilder Cloud?
User roles
Dashboard screens and icons
Creating a new project
Adding, reviewing and publishing sections
  • System Administrator
  • Employee
  • Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Functional Guide
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specpoint Project Workspace Searching, Filtering, and Adding Notes - Learning Video This learning video will teach you how to utilize the Specpoint's Workspace specifically in searching, filtering, and adding notes in the Workspace.
Duration: 19 minutes

Topics Covered:
Introduction - 25s
Search and Filter - 10m 54s
Adding Notes - 6m 1s
Conclusion - 28s
  • System Administrator
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  • Manager
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions MasterWorks Fundamentals - Functional Reference Guide Duration:10m read
This starter guide gives an overview of the fundamentals of MasterWorks.
Topics covered:
What is MasterWorks?
Paragraph Builder
Sustainability Builder
Supporting documents
Notes, option and utilities section
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Functional Guide
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specpoint Intelligent Product Selection - Learning Video This learning video will teach you how to utilize the Product Properties and Intelligent Product Selection feature in Specpoint.
Duration: 14 minutes

Topics Covered:
Introduction - 38s
Introduction to Intelligent Product Selection - 1m 23s
Product Selection - The Traditional Method - 3m 3s
Product Selection - The Specpoint Approach - 4m 54s
Adding Intelligent Product Listings - 1m 50s
Product Reporting - 44s
Conclusion - 1m 10s
Outro - 28s
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions MasterWorks Project Tools Wizard - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 10m
This starter guide gives an overview of MasterWorks Project Tools Wizard
Topics covered:
Creating a format template
Generate a MasterSpec styled template
Project wizard
Single and Multi-file formatting
  • System Administrator
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  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Functional Guide
  • DLZ Enhanced
Specification Solutions MasterSpec Reporting and Metrics Dashboard - Functional Reference Guide Duration: 10m read
This starter guide gives an overview of the reporting and metrics dashboard in MasterSpec
Topics covered:
Analysis and reports
Interpreting analysis and reports (sections open, decisions won or lost, market comparison)
Product Masterspec section downloads
  • System Administrator
  • Employee
  • Manager
  • DLZ Standard
  • DLZ Functional Guide
  • DLZ Enhanced