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What it Costs You to Not Collaborate

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Construction is one of the largest contributors to the U.S. economy, with an average of $1.3-trillion per year in new and refurbished structures alone. While construction is a financial business, it’s also a relationship business based upon trust. Autodesk and FMI (Fails Management Institute) surveyed 2,500 construction professionals worldwide about …

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Coordination in Revit

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Many designers mainly use Navisworks Manage for coordination. But you may have heard peers in your industry talking about bouncing back and forth between Navisworks and Revit. If you’ve been wondering whether you’re behind the curve in your use of Revit, take heart. Coordination can be done in Revit. Coordination …

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Announcing 360 Sync Version 2.15.2

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Applied Software has announced that 360 Sync version 2.15.2 has been officially released to the web (RTW). Easy to set up and run, 360 Sync, developed by Applied Software, allows you to automatically update and sync BIM 360 libraries on a computer or server. As a bonus, automatic emails notify …

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Construction Starts Increase in June

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In an article published July 16, 2020, the chief economist for Dodge Data & Analytics (DD&A) reported that new construction – or construction starts – “increased 6% in June to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $641.4 billion.” This gain follows a 3% gain between April and May and comes …

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Fundamentals of BIM & GIS part 2: New Workflows

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Kenneth L. Driscoll Sr. 3 minute read Tighter geographic information system (GIS) and building information modeling (BIM) integration allows us to focus on the “what, where and why” of projects. Imagine the possibilities if you could bring together different types of information and geospatial data to create an information model …

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Cal Poly Introduces Future Project Managers to Bluebeam

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In his courses on construction management at Cal Poly College of Architecture and Environmental Design in San Luis Obispo, CA, Andrew Kline includes instruction on Bluebeam Revu. As the future project managers learn about building information modeling (BIM), virtual design and construction (VDC), jobsite management, and fundamentals of construction, one …

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Hampton Joins Applied Software Manufacturing Team

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For more information:   Todd Weyandt   404-564-1843  tweyandt@asti.com ATLANTA, GA (July 30, 2020) – Applied Software, a leading systems integrator for the architecture, engineering, construction, and manufacturing industries, announced today the addition of Dave Hampton as Director on the Manufacturing Team. Hampton comes to Applied Software with over fourteen …

BIM 360 in Action

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The most efficient design processes are those with connected project teams. Collaboration on a cloud-based platform provides a streamlined process, enhancing productivity and shortening the delivery schedule. Autodesk BIM 360 enables users to: Analyze aggregated models Co-author Autodesk Revit models, including Civil 3D and Plant 3D Collaborate across locations Compare …