Caron Beesley

Government Writer
April 13, 2017
[Exclusive] What’s New in Revit 2018 premium
Today marks the release of Autodesk Revit 2018, and, as a member of the Autodesk AEC Bloggers Council, we’re proud to be first to bring you an overview of what’s new. Revit users will notice one immediate difference. As Autodesk moves to a subscription model, Revit delivers more frequent value with multiple releases per-year. Accordingly, […]
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Government Writer
March 30, 2017
7 Ways Government Agencies are Benefiting from BIM premium
Despite mandates, BIM adoption in government has lagged its private sector counterparts. However, new data shows that BIM is poised for greater adoption across agency design and construction projects, as well as into building operations. It’s not surprising. BIM brings cost savings, breaks down siloes that introduce time and cost-inefficiencies, makes design exploration and visualization […]
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March 27, 2017
As Data Loss Prevention Goes Mainstream, One Vendor Stands Out as a Leader premium
As incidents of government data breaches increase and threat landscapes grow, savvy federal, state and local government agencies should take a look at how data loss prevention technologies can help them discover, monitor, and protect sensitive data across clouds, mobile devices, and on-premise. What is Data Loss Prevention? Data loss prevention (DLP) is a critical […]
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March 7, 2017
Understanding and Overcoming the Obstacles to Airport Design premium
If you’re in the business of airport design and engineering, you may want to check out this class from Autodesk University (now available on demand for free). Presented by Creg Dieziger, a senior civil engineer designer with Morrison-Maierle and 28-year veteran in the civil engineering field. Creg shows how several tools from the Autodesk “toolbox […]
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Government Writer
February 28, 2017
Why Transportation System Design Needs to Move Beyond Traditional CAD premium
It always blows my mind when I talk to designers and engineers who are still using CAD, even Microsoft Visio, for engineering and design work. But when it comes to designing future transportation systems, where complex workflows, tight budgets, and multiple stakeholders complicate project success, CAD simply doesn’t cut it anymore. Why? Drew Olsen, writing […]
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Government Writer
February 16, 2017
Co-Author Revit BIM Models in the Cloud and Get Better BIM Team Collaboration premium
If you’re looking for your investment in BIM to pay off even more, the answer may be in the cloud. That’s because several of the biggest challenges for building design teams can be solved through cloud-based collaboration. Keeping everyone on the same page in the face of multiple documents and files are two of the […]
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February 13, 2017
[Resource] How to Be a Better CAD Manager premium
CAD managers are an asset to any organization, yet it’s a role that is often hard to pin down and continues to evolve. CAD managers wear many hats. They can fulfil management roles but also take on the role of drafter, IT expert, software procurement, CAD standard enforcement, hiring, and more. Being a CAD manager […]
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January 30, 2017
As the Waters Rise, Flood Simulation Tools Can Help premium
As global temperatures rise, extreme downpours can result in flash floods that put a catastrophic strain on U.S. infrastructure. In fact, a new study from Nature Climate Change and reported by The Guardian, suggests that by the century’s end, storms that now occur once a season (like the Louisiana flood of 2016) could happen five […]
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January 16, 2017
Drones in Construction: New Regulations and Proven Savings to Boost Adoption premium
The world drone market is anticipated to reach $127 billion in 2020, suggests PricewaterhouseCoopers. From real estate surveying and image capture to Hollywood films to hobbyists, the use cases are vast. But drones are also predicted to become a preferred tool for construction sites. Writing for Autodesk’s Redshift blog, Jeff Link reports that construction is […]
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January 10, 2017
DHS Designates New Protections for U.S. Election Infrastructure premium
On the same day that U.S. intelligence agencies issued a non-classified report citing that Russian state-sponsored influence campaigns sought to “undermine public faith in the U.S. democratic process…” using a blend of covert activity (such as cyber activity) with overt efforts (state-funded media, paid trolls, etc.) the Department of Homeland Security took steps to protect […]
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