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Got Vault on a 4K?

In All, Services & Support by Dave MorseLeave a Comment

So, currently Autodesk Vault is not supported for use on a 4K monitor. What!?  Are you serious? I just found this out yesterday and shook my head in disbelief.  I had a client call me to let me know that they had just unboxed a new 4K monitor, and that …

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How Manufacturing is Evolving

In All, Manufacturing by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

When it comes to manufacturing technology, we’ve already run the gamut from the Flintstones of the stone age to the Jetsons of the space age. Sci-fi inventions that seemed quirky in the Jetsons shows of the 1960s are now reality: robot maids, push-button appliances, holograms, digital diaries, work computers with …

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10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You about Collaboration

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Fabrication, Manufacturing by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

col·lab·o·ra·tion/kə,labə’rāSH(ə)nNoun: the action of working with someone to produce or create something.”She wrote a book on holiday recipes in collaboration with her aunt Betty.”Synonyms: alliance, association, combination, cooperation, partnership. Collaboration empowers teams, individuals, clients and partners to share, communicate and cooperate with minimal delays and challenges, allowing all stakeholders to perform …

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6 Ways I’ve Got Your Back in Worksharing – How to Keep Your Job Using Revit

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction by Carol Dunn1 Comment

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series How to Keep Your Job Using Revit Series

The point of worksharing is to improve the quality of a project’s design and construction. If it doesn’t feel like that sometimes, following are a few Applied Software expert recommendations for enhancing your worksharing productivity. Ownership: Revit will ask you if you want to save objects you work on, then …

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Plant 3D Collaboration Cache Location

In All, BIM 360, Manufacturing by David WolfeLeave a Comment

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Plant 3D Collaboration Exploration

You may want to change where Plant 3D stores the download project when using BIM 360 Team to collaborate. To control where Plant 3D caches your BIM 360 Team collaboration project, go to Collaborate > Plant Collaboration and click Options. The Check Specify working folder (1), click the Browse button …

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10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You about Collaboration

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Fabrication, Manufacturing by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

col·lab·o·ra·tion/kə,labə’rāSH(ə)nNoun: the action of working with someone to produce or create something.”She wrote a book on holiday recipes in collaboration with her aunt Betty.”Synonyms: alliance, association, combination, cooperation, partnership. Collaboration empowers teams, individuals, clients and partners to share, communicate and cooperate with minimal delays and challenges, allowing all stakeholders to perform …

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6 Ways I’ve Got Your Back in Worksharing – How to Keep Your Job Using Revit

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction by Carol Dunn1 Comment

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series How to Keep Your Job Using Revit Series

The point of worksharing is to improve the quality of a project’s design and construction. If it doesn’t feel like that sometimes, following are a few Applied Software expert recommendations for enhancing your worksharing productivity. Ownership: Revit will ask you if you want to save objects you work on, then …

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How to Keep Your Job Using Revit – Less is More

In All, Architecture and Engineering by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

This entry is part 3 of 4 in the series How to Keep Your Job Using Revit Series

If you’re an architect, you’re probably familiar with the phrase introduced by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe over 70 years ago, “Less is more.” Ludwig wasn’t talking about Revit, but his advice is nonetheless relevant to today’s Revit users. Enhance your productivity using Revit by managing file sizes and views. …

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A Good Pasta Meal Can Help You Keep Your Job Using Revit

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Services & Support by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

This entry is part 2 of 4 in the series How to Keep Your Job Using Revit Series

The insignificant little things that affect the way you use Revit eventually add up. They hover unseen in the background of your drawing file, multiplying until they start to take chunks out of your productivity – chunks that can really hurt your next performance evaluation. Protect the integrity of your …

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10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You about Collaboration

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Fabrication, Manufacturing by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

col·lab·o·ra·tion/kə,labə’rāSH(ə)nNoun: the action of working with someone to produce or create something.”She wrote a book on holiday recipes in collaboration with her aunt Betty.”Synonyms: alliance, association, combination, cooperation, partnership. Collaboration empowers teams, individuals, clients and partners to share, communicate and cooperate with minimal delays and challenges, allowing all stakeholders to perform …

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6 Ways I’ve Got Your Back in Worksharing – How to Keep Your Job Using Revit

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction by Carol Dunn1 Comment

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series How to Keep Your Job Using Revit Series

The point of worksharing is to improve the quality of a project’s design and construction. If it doesn’t feel like that sometimes, following are a few Applied Software expert recommendations for enhancing your worksharing productivity. Ownership: Revit will ask you if you want to save objects you work on, then …

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6 Ways That MEP Without BIM is Like Fred Flintstone Without a Bronto-Crane

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction, eVolve by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

Fred Flintstone and his brontosaurus crane belonged together. They were iconic. Fred didn’t have the luxury of quarry information modeling. Maybe he didn’t even have the luxury of dynamite. But he did have his bronto-crane, a smiling critter which was evidently perfectly happy lifting huge boulders with its mouth or …

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10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You about Collaboration

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Fabrication, Manufacturing by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

col·lab·o·ra·tion/kə,labə’rāSH(ə)nNoun: the action of working with someone to produce or create something.”She wrote a book on holiday recipes in collaboration with her aunt Betty.”Synonyms: alliance, association, combination, cooperation, partnership. Collaboration empowers teams, individuals, clients and partners to share, communicate and cooperate with minimal delays and challenges, allowing all stakeholders to perform …

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Fabrication: The Path Forward

In All, eVolve, Fabrication by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

Where have we been? It’s been nearly fifteen years since Revit was introduced to the world as the best way to achieve building information modeling. Once the term BIM was coined, it was everywhere. It seemed like everyone was writing about BIM, extolling the wonders of BIM, telling you that …

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9 Ways eVolve is Driving Your Mechanical Firm’s Technology Forward

In All, eVolve, Fabrication by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

As a group, mechanical contractors have been willing to embrace the evolution of construction technology from paper-based coordination to 2D model collaboration and finally to the present 3D-model driven office, shop and field production. The mechanical construction segment really has driven technologies forward. The eVolve development team has spent a …

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MEP Force Recap

In All, Fabrication by Amy WorthyLeave a Comment

“95% of MEP Force attendees would recommend MEP Force to a colleague.” MEP Force kicked off last month with a bang. If you haven’t already heard, MEP Force is an exclusive conference for an elite force of MEP heroes to unite and learn from other industry experts. For those looking …

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The State of CAD & Pipe Fabrication

In Fabrication, Manufacturing by David Wolfe1 Comment

We’d like to give you the opportunity to win a $50 Amazon gift card. In return, we would appreciate your input on an 8-question survey to quantify the major issues pipe fabricators face when sharing data with engineering companies and end clients. Nationally the United States is seeing shortages in …

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Revit 2019 – Piping Tips

In All, Fabrication by Gabe HernandezLeave a Comment

In Revit MEP, Piping systems have come along way.  One topic I am asked about most in training or via support is how can I connect pipes easier in Revit. I will show you how to approach some different routing scenario’s. You will learn how to use the Routing Solutions, …

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How Manufacturing is Evolving

In All, Manufacturing by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

When it comes to manufacturing technology, we’ve already run the gamut from the Flintstones of the stone age to the Jetsons of the space age. Sci-fi inventions that seemed quirky in the Jetsons shows of the 1960s are now reality: robot maids, push-button appliances, holograms, digital diaries, work computers with …

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10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You about Collaboration

In All, Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Fabrication, Manufacturing by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

col·lab·o·ra·tion/kə,labə’rāSH(ə)nNoun: the action of working with someone to produce or create something.”She wrote a book on holiday recipes in collaboration with her aunt Betty.”Synonyms: alliance, association, combination, cooperation, partnership. Collaboration empowers teams, individuals, clients and partners to share, communicate and cooperate with minimal delays and challenges, allowing all stakeholders to perform …

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Plant 3D Collaboration Cache Location

In All, BIM 360, Manufacturing by David WolfeLeave a Comment

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Plant 3D Collaboration Exploration

You may want to change where Plant 3D stores the download project when using BIM 360 Team to collaborate. To control where Plant 3D caches your BIM 360 Team collaboration project, go to Collaborate > Plant Collaboration and click Options. The Check Specify working folder (1), click the Browse button …

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Calling Plant Team Members!

In All, Manufacturing by David Wolfe6 Comments

We are looking for two new people to join our Plant team! https://www.asti.com/about/careers/ Personally, I am so excited to be able to look for people interested in working with Plant 3D and other Autodesk design products. First of all, I’d like to take a minute to frame the direction we …

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5 Things Everyone Gets Wrong About Inventor

In All, Manufacturing by Carol DunnLeave a Comment

Have you heard of Autodesk Inventor? Not the guy who invented AutoCAD, but the incredible software program that will set you on your ear with its amazing product creation features. Inventor 3D CAD software is used for product design, rendering, and simulation. Using Inventor, you get professional-grade mechanical design solutions. …

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Implementing Pipe Supports for Plant 3D

In All, Manufacturing by David Wolfe1 Comment

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Steel Supports for Plant 3D

Implementing pipe supports and support details can help add value to your model, and provide more precise material lists to project managers and purchasing departments.  The process for implementing pipe supports is as follows: Gather pipe support detail sheets Match supports to available shapes Identify required properties Build a pipe …

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The State of CAD & Pipe Fabrication

In Fabrication, Manufacturing by David Wolfe1 Comment

We’d like to give you the opportunity to win a $50 Amazon gift card. In return, we would appreciate your input on an 8-question survey to quantify the major issues pipe fabricators face when sharing data with engineering companies and end clients. Nationally the United States is seeing shortages in …

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TriBuild and Applied Software Announces Collaboration to Extend MEP Workflows in CAD/Fabrication and Field Solutions

In Press Release by Todd WeyandtLeave a Comment

Applied Software, a leading systems integrator for the MEP (mechanical, electrical and plumbing), Architectural, Engineering, Construction, Fabrication and Manufacturing industries, today announced its partnership with TriBuild, a Construction Technology provider of advanced field and office technology solutions for all phases of the construction project lifecycle. In combination with the newly …

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eVolve Mechanical Enables True Collaboration, Greater Efficiency

In All, eVolve, Press Release by Todd Weyandt5 Comments

New MEP Software for Mechanical Contractors is First Offering from Applied Software Spin-Off AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 28, 2018 — eVolve, a revolutionary new product leader in the MEP industry, announced today the launch of eVolve Mechanical, a software solution built with the mechanical contractor in mind for better efficiency. eVolve Mechanical enables all …

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Director of AEC Sales Earns MBA

In All, Press Release by Todd WeyandtLeave a Comment

In a company like Applied Software® where customer and industry needs are always changing, it’s important that everyone on our team continues to learn and grow professionally. With that mission in mind, we’re pleased to congratulate Brad Kramer, our director of AEC Sales who recently earned his MBA from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

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Applied Software Announces Partnership with ManufactOn

In All, Press Release by Todd WeyandtLeave a Comment

Applied Software®, a leading systems integrator for the architecture, engineering, construction and manufacturing industries, announced today its partnership with ManufactOn, provider of a collaborative, cloud and mobile solution for prefab production and supply chain management. ManufactOn is a SaaS (mobile/web) platform that helps construction firms plan, track and manage both prefabrication and regular material handling.

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Applied Software Acquires CAD-1

In All, Press Release by Todd WeyandtLeave a Comment

Applied Software®, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, fabrication and manufacturing industries, announced today its acquisition of CAD-1, an Autodesk® Gold Partner and Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) with extensive expertise in consulting services delivery, software, training and support. CAD-1’s specialists have a deep understanding of the industry’s design needs and decades of experience developing effective solutions for customers. The acquisition expands Applied Software’s deep bench of skilled developers, trainers and service professionals with the additional skills of the CAD-1 team.

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Applied Software Named First U.S. Reseller Partner for dRofus

In All, Press Release by Todd WeyandtLeave a Comment

dRofus further expands Applied Software’s broad solutions portfolio for the AEC industries  ATLANTA – January 25, 2018 – Applied Software®, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, construction and manufacturing industries, announced today its partnership with dRofus, developer of the unique dRofus planning, data management and BIM collaboration tool that …

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