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Free Webinar: Introducing ASTM's New "Compass Points" Feature

by Ken Winter on 2023-01-12T13:39:06-05:00 in Construction, Engineering, Environmental, Learning & Education, Materials, Pavements, Research, Safety & Security, Structures, VDOT Library | 0 Comments

Screen capture showing an ASTM Compass point.
Compass Points lets you create and share a "persistent link" to data in any ASTM Compass standard. Learn more at this Webinar.


ASTM Compass users at VDOT are invited... to a FREE webinar that includes a live demonstration of the new "Compass Points" enhancement (for the ASTM Compass database) on January 18, 2023 at 2:00pm EST (GMT -5).

Discover how this easy-to-use tool can help you track specific portions of standards that are critical to your daily workflow at VDOT. Compass Points creates a unique URL that you can share with VDOT co-workers via e-mail or a host of other online tools. The URL serves as a permanent path back to the specific data you highlight, in the specific version of the standard of your choice...and that special URL will last as long as you want it to! 

Compass Points give smart users the ability to pinpoint important components in standards, building a "breadcrumb trail" to that source data for multiple purposes — it’s an easy-to-adopt step toward smarter standards use that helps you g
ain time back into your busy schedule.

Compass Points enable users to constantly track any changes to the most relevant portions of their favorite standards. Reduce the time needed tracking the data for audits, or lookbacks. Data integrity is maintained during development to help reduce turnbacks because your company always has a connection to the authoritative source with your custom Compass Point.

January 18, 2023 Ι 2:00 PM EST (GMT -5)

During this webinar ASTM will demonstrate how to:

  • Create a Compass Point
  • Edit, View, and Deactivate a Compass Point
  • Add Diffs/Overlays/Exceptions/Departures
  • Share a Compass Point
  • Move a Compass Point from a previous standard to an updated standard
  • Access your entire list of Compass Points

Session includes a Q&A portion.




New to transportation research or to even to VDOT? The VDOT Research Library is here to help!


We have a wealth of self-paced online resources, including this ASTM Compass Quick-Start Guide

Ken Winter
(434) 962-8979
VDOT Research Library

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