TBC Field Data Exchange

Welcome to the TBC Field Data Exchange Resource Center!

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TBC > WorksManager > Siteworks

Data Exchange Resources

Are you an engineer/site planner who needs to send data to surveyors and others on a job site or a surveyor in the field who needs to get the data required to stakeout, measure grades, and check as-built structures? Use this workflow to exchange and synchronize such data between Trimble Business Center and Siteworks via WorksManager or USB drive.

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Introductory Videos
Quick TBC-WorksManager-Siteworks Flow
TBC to WorksManager Workflow
TBC Data Synchronization Area Setup
TBC to WorksManager External Service Setup
TBC to Siteworks via USB Drive
Siteworks to WorksManager Claim and Sync

Also, visit the Trimble Construction Library (Retrieve).

Introductory Topics 

Understanding Connected Construction Data Exchange
About the VCL Data Exchange Format
Exchange Project Data and VCL Designs Between TBC and Siteworks
Siteworks VCL Support Product Bulletin
Connected Construction Workflows for Siteworks
Connected Construction Terminology
Integrating TBC Job Sites into the WorksManager Project Workflow

Trimble Business Center

TBC 1 - Manage Connected Construction Data Exchange
TBC 2 - Import, Create, and Prepare Data for Siteworks
TBC 3 - Set Up Profiles and Synchronization for Data Exchange
TBC 4 - Open WorksManager and Create a Project
TBC 5 - Assign and Configure a WorksManager Project for Siteworks
TBC 6 - Create and Publish a WorksManager Design for Siteworks
TBC 7 - Resolve Data Conflicts Between TBC and WorksManager
TBC 8 - Publish Designs for WorksManager
TBC 9 - Copy WorksManager Field Data to a USB Flash Drive

WorksManager

WM 1 - Assemble Data Files for a WorksManager Project
WM 2 - Create a WorksManager Project for Siteworks
WM 3 - Create and Publish a Design for Siteworks
WM 4 - Add Field Devices to Your Account and a Siteworks Project

Siteworks

SW 1 - Load Project and Design Data from TBC, WorksManager, or USB

Other

Trimble Business Center 5.21 Release Notes
Trimble WorksManager Release Notes
Siteworks v1.20 Release Notes
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Trimble Civil Construction Library
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TBC > WorksManager > Earthworks

Data Exchange Resources

Are you an engineer/site planner who needs to send data to machine operators and others on a job site who need the data required to perform earthmoving, grading, and excavating? Use this workflow to exchange and synchronize such data between Trimble Business Center and Earthworks via WorksManager or USB drive.

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* Some topics and videos are shared between Earthworks and Siteworks.

Introductory VideosQuick TBC-WorksManager-Earthworks Flow 
TBC to WorksManager Workflow*
TBC Data Synchronization Area Setup*
Add an Earthworks Device to WorksManager Account & Project 

Also, visit the Trimble Construction Library (Retrieve).

Introductory Topics 

Understanding Connected Construction Data Exchange*
About the VCL Data Exchange Format*
Exchange Project Data and VCL Designs Between TBC and Earthworks
Connected Construction Workflows for Earthworks
Connected Construction Terminology*
Integrating TBC Job Sites into the WorksManager Project Workflow*

Trimble Business Center

TBC 1 - Manage Connected Construction Data Exchange*
TBC 2 - Import, Create, and Prepare Data for Earthworks
TBC 3 - Set Up Profiles and Synchronization for Data Exchange
TBC 4 - Open WorksManager and Create a Project
TBC 5 - Assign and Configure a WorksManager Project for Earthworks
TBC 6 - Create and Publish a WorksManager Design for Earthworks
TBC 7 - Resolve Data Conflicts Between TBC and WorksManager
TBC 8 - Publish Designs for WorksManager*
TBC 9 - Copy WorksManager Field Data to a USB Flash Drive*

WorksManager

WM 1 - Assemble Data Files for a WorksManager Project*
WM 2 - Create a WorksManager Project for Earthworks
WM 3 - Create and Publish a Design for Earthworks
WM 4 - Add Machine Control Devices to Your Account and an Earthworks Project
WM 5 - Support an Earthworks Project Team Remotely

Earthworks

EW 1 - Load Project and Design Data from TBC, WorksManager, or USB 

Other

Trimble Business Center 5.21 Release Notes*
Trimble WorksManager Release Notes*
Trimble Earthworks Release Notes V2.0

Announcements

  • Latest news:

    See these new videos to understand some of the fundamentals of using VCL data in Trimble Siteworks:

      • VCL Surface Training
      • Staking VCL Alignment & Surfaces 

     For additional details, see:

      • Siteworks VCL Support Product Bulletin