Connected Construction

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August 19, 2022

4 Steps to a Better RFI Workflow

On a project, some requests for information (RFIs) are more complicated or urgent than others. One might be answered with a simple response; another may result in a change order ...

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August 18, 2022

Why Prefab is Important to Your Business

Once you understand industrialized construction (IC), using manufacturing techniques for the built environment sounds like a common sense move for companies. It makes more sense (and it’s much less expensive) ...

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August 17, 2022

How to save 50% of your time producing quantity takeoffs

There’s a lot of buzz around new technology in the construction industry. But for successful companies, it’s not all about the latest technology. It’s about how to use that technology ...

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August 11, 2022

Nothing Wishy-Washy About Innovyze for Water Infrastructure

In April 2021, Autodesk purchased Innovyze, Inc. for $1-billion. From modeling water systems to analyzing drainage networks, the Innovyze company already had over 35 years of innovation experience when its ...

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August 4, 2022

Ways to Make Your Project Data the Best Business Data

Project data is in the news. Companies are discovering that there is a lot of information available on projects these days, but putting it to the best use can be ...

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July 27, 2022

Progress Tracking with Autodesk Build

Progress Tracking is an Autodesk product currently in beta form that will soon be included in Autodesk Build for every subscriber. In a recent Applied Software webinar, “Project Process Tracking: ...

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July 12, 2022

5 Best Features of Construction Management Software for Small Businesses

If you’re operating a small business, one of the benefits is your ability to be agile. However, the downsides can be a limited budget and staff when you need to ...

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July 5, 2022

How BIM Enabled On-Schedule Delivery of the Chase Center

The cornerstones of building information modeling (BIM) are coordination, communication and collaboration. By enabling these key benefits, the BIM process provides architects, engineers, contractors, and owners with tools and insights ...

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June 27, 2022

Using Autodesk Build for Innovation and Adaptation

Autodesk Build optimizes construction projects by combining the field collaboration tools of PlanGrid with robust project management capabilities. In a recent Applied Software webinar, Mark Petrucci explained the history of ...

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June 13, 2022

Moving from 2D to BIM – Doing and Becoming Something New

Computer-aided design (CAD) has enriched the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry, enhancing productivity way beyond the potential that existed with manually produced paper drawings. The built world is more ...

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May 23, 2022

How to Avoid Construction Delays

Project management is a challenge. The majority of construction projects experience schedule delays, which end up resulting in budget overruns. Like a skilled juggler, the project manager (PM) has to ...

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May 19, 2022

Doing and Becoming Something New – Why Innovation Matters

As pointed out in an Autodesk University blog in January 2022, innovation has its own lifecycle. Things that are innovative become standard. Things that are standard become expected. Then they ...

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