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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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Ransomware: What If It Happens To You

News of the recent ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, which disrupted the fuel supply in the Eastern U.S., and the company’s $5-million payment to cyberthieves brought concerns about ransomware to the ...

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Steps to easily transition to Autodesk Named User Accounts

As Autodesk makes the move to the new named user licensing model we are seeing a trend in the most common questions asked by companies. Question 1: Once I take ...

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December 7, 2022

MEP’s Role in the Move Toward Industrialized Construction

Adoption of industrialized construction (IC) is increasing in the construction industry. That can partly be attributed to demand and the pressure it is exerting on companies to perform faster. So, ...

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December 6, 2022

Updated Settings for Foxe xml.

As many of you are aware, our recommendation for xml viewers is Foxe xml (http://www.firstobject.com/dn_editor.htm). It’s a stable high performance xml editor with some nice features. The main reason to ...

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December 1, 2022

5 Ways to Quickly Iterate Revit Design Ideas with Twinmotion

In September 2022, PRNewswire announced a strategic collaboration between Autodesk and Twinmotion, an Epic Games product. The integration promotes better-connected workflows for architectural design connecting the physical and digital worlds. With ...

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November 30, 2022

How Architects See the Future of BIM, Sustainability and Tech

An increasing number of architecture firms are incorporating building information modeling (BIM) into their practices to gain an edge over the competition. From small residential projects to massive stadium projects, ...

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November 29, 2022

15 BIM Tips: Avoiding Model Corruption & Optimizing File Sizes

Even some of the most experienced Revit users make mistakes in modeling and model management that can lead to detrimental and sometimes even disastrous results. In the November Applied Software, ...

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November 23, 2022

Sustainability Plus Prefabrication: Art from Construction Waste

Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (CMBG) has a 323-acre riverside woodland with a special nod to sustainability: a spiky-haired troll sculpture made from discarded scraps of wood, recycled pallets and milling ...

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November 22, 2022

7 Ways Contractors Can Avoid Construction Claims

HKA publishes its Crux Insight Report each year, analyzing the causes of claims and disputes on major capital and infrastructure projects. As of July 2022, the research found $80-billion in ...

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November 21, 2022

System Requirements for Autodesk Revit 2023

Autodesk updated its system requirements and recommendations for Revit 2023 in October 2022. Following is a listing of that information. Revit® 2023Minimum: Entry Level Configuration Operating System 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® ...

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November 17, 2022

Features to Speed Up Manufacturing Design Workflows in Inventor 2023

On its Inventor product website, Autodesk describes Inventor 2023 as packed with customer-driven updates and enhancements. The newest release connects you to the Autodesk cloud and includes improvements to performance, ...

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November 16, 2022

5 Tech Solutions to Improve Your Construction Document Management

Each construction project literally produces a pile of construction documentation, from plans and permits to contracts, forms and reports. By itself, the act of searching for documents reportedly accounts for ...

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November 15, 2022

Avoiding Disasters & 4 Other Things to Love About Vault

Your team-based manufacturing design processes could be improved if your team has any of these challenges: Following industry and company standards; Browsing through various data repositories trying to locate prototype ...

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November 11, 2022

The Importance of Numbering in Refurbishing Big Ben Clock Tower

In a recent Autodesk University presentation, the use of building information modeling (BIM) and Autodesk Revit was highlighted on the high-profile seven-year project to refurbish Big Ben (aka. Elizabeth Tower), ...

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