Author Archives: Carol Dunn

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February 20, 2023

Autodesk System Requirements & Graphics Cards

There are many times when we get requests from users to review the specs of a computer they are considering to purchase to run their Autodesk software.  Simply, they…

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Autodesk Survival Kit

February 18, 2023

Autodesk Software Survival Kit

So you’ve purchased your software. . .now what?  Our goal is not to simply sell software, our goal is guide you along your journey to the point where you are ...

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February 17, 2023

The Autodesk Assistant

For years the Autodesk Virtual Agent has been an option to downloading and installing software should you not have access to your Autodesk account.  Well, that …

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February 15, 2023

How to Bring Buildings to Completion Faster

Historically, it has been a challenge to keep general contractors and subcontractors on the same page. Even more of a challenge is getting them on the same technology platform. As ...

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February 14, 2023

4 Ways MEP Prefabrication Improves a Project’s Success

Accurately spooling and prefabricating mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems enables companies to complete projects faster with higher precision and at lower costs. It’s common knowledge that some companies in ...

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February 9, 2023

4 Benefits of Microfactories

Traditional manufacturing involves investing capital in a large factory to achieve high rates of output for economy of scale, reducing the per-unit cost of a product. Mass production requires an ...

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February 8, 2023

Are You on a Quest for a BIM Manager?

BIM process adoption has moved beyond the half-way point in the AEC industry. In November 2021, Autodesk reported the statistics from a Dodge Data & Analytics SmartMarket Report that indicated ...

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February 7, 2023

Mitigating Uncertainty in Infrastructure Projects

As explained by a 2019 ScienceDirect article, development of infrastructure – i.e. airports, highways, bridges, railroads, ports, telecommunications – is one of the most important ways to boost business for ...

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February 2, 2023

Sustainable Living Development: One River North in Denver

Upon first glance at the rendering, it looks like something’s gone amok with the high-rise. Then you realize it’s got trees and plants growing out of the enormous pronged “crack” ...

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February 1, 2023

How Digital Innovation Helped Rebuild Sanibel Causeway

When Hurricane Ian roared through Florida in September 2021, the storm surge severely damaged a three-mile section of Sanibel Causeway, the highway portion of the bridge system that connects Sanibel ...

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January 31, 2023

7 Sustainable Cities and the Construction Industry Behind Them

The news is full of examples of the ways advancements in sustainable construction materials and methods are being utilized in cities around the world. Following are 7 sustainable cities and ...

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January 25, 2023

Using Vault Data Standard for Organizing Your Data

Having a company data standard allows administrators to customize dialogs that enforce a standardized workflow for entering Autodesk Vault data across the Vault Client, AutoCAD and Inventor applications. In the ...

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