Civil and Esri, A Match Finely and Finally Made

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I’ve always thought of the original BIM (building information modeling) process as being GIS (geographic information system). Basically, they are both representing information about something at a specific location. In the BIM world, that might be information about a beam in a building, while in the GIS world it could …

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Fixes and enhancements to FormIt v17

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Autodesk released FormIt v17.3 for Windowson June 13, 2019. FormIt allows users to work with larger, more complex models using powerful tools and visualization options. Here are some of the top enhancements and fixes in the latest version, many of which were requested by FormIt users through the Autodesk forums: …

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Connected BIM

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Now that mainstream Building Information Modeling (BIM) processes have been widely used for almost 20 years, we are starting to see more advanced uses of BIM in the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry. BIM, which is a design process, has as its byproducts 3D models, better visualization and ultimately …

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The Age of Collaboration

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Over the past few months the Applied Software development team has been working hard to improve and expand the capabilities of 360 Sync. You may have seen the numerous Applied Software webinars, blog posts, videos, and even the “Bridging the Gap” discussion regarding what’s new. On average, we have four …

Plant Support Highlights 2019-7-15

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These are a few of our support requests that made our Plant 3D support highlights of the week. Iso Style Customization Problems Navisworks Object Enabler Plant 3D P&ID Line Grips Iso Style Customization Problems Issue: Our client had issues creating a custom Iso Style for his title block. The iso …

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Managing Design with Michael LeFevre

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Michael LeFevre is an architect by trade and a self-described dual agent, who shifted the focus of his practice from architecture to construction about 20 years ago. He is a cross-industry professional with over 50 years of experience, including collaboration education and processes. LeFevre’s 2019 book, “Managing Design: Conversations, Project …

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Best Kept Secrets of Plant 3D

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It’s darn near impossible to know everything about a software package. AutoCAD Plant 3D is no exception. Sometimes it can be a little frustrating. In fact, most users spend quite a bit of time and energy becoming more proficient at using Plant 3D, while juggling the pressures to bring a job in …

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13 Things About Civil 3D You May Not Have Known

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We interrupt this program for an important news bulletin: *Great news! Brian Hailey’s new eBook “Residential Subdivision Grading” is now available for download from Applied Software. Save yourself time on feature lines and grading surfaces while maximizing efficiency when designing final detailed grading around houses.* You think you know a …

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13 Things About Civil 3D You May Not Have Known

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We interrupt this program for an important news bulletin: *Great news! Brian Hailey’s new eBook “Residential Subdivision Grading” is now available for download from Applied Software. Save yourself time on feature lines and grading surfaces while maximizing efficiency when designing final detailed grading around houses.* You think you know a …

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10 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You about Collaboration

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

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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

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“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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How Manufacturing is Evolving

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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

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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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Calling Plant Team Members!

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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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Addition of Director of Design Technology positions Applied Software to develop new service offerings for cutting-edge firms.

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ATLANTA, May 16, 2019 – Applied Software, an Autodesk Platinum Partner based in Atlanta, Georgia, has announced the hiring of Robert Plummer in the role of Director of Design Technology. Plummer is an industry-experienced practitioner with architectural degrees from Rice University. Richard Burroughs, president of Applied Software, said, “We envision …

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

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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

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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

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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

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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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