Grace Bergen

Autodesk Tech Writer
March 1, 2017
Has Your Agency Looked at Autodesk Collections Yet? premium
As you may know Autodesk Industry Collections became available to government agencies as of February 1. This date also coincided with the retirement of perpetual licenses for most of its products, including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Inventor, Revit, and more. But what’s so great about these new collections and how do they differ from the old […]
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February 2, 2017
Centralize and Visualize: Army National Guard Reins In Facilities Management Data Sprawl premium
The role of the Army National Guard has expanded significantly since 9/11 and represents 40% of the U.S. Army’s total combat capability supporting Joint Commanders across the range of military operations around the globe. Critical to this mission is the successful planning, contracting, monitoring, and management of Guard facilities construction and maintenance. This challenging task […]
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January 31, 2017
Overcome Hurdles: 10 Steps to Successfully Adopting BIM premium
Over the last decade, BIM has radically transformed design and construction projects and is seeing increased adoption in the U.S. government sector. For many AEC professionals, the cost savings alone are sufficient reason to invest in BIM. But BIM also offers other benefits such as the ability to simulate different building or infrastructure scenarios and […]
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January 24, 2017
Autodesk’s New Subscription Model Brings more Choices for Government Customers premium
As a government user of Autodesk software, you may be aware that Autodesk is changing its licensing policy. Effective, January 31st 2017, the previous government extension will end and users will no longer be able to purchase perpetual licenses. You can read more about the specifics of the changes here. But what’s the alternative? After […]
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January 18, 2017
Keep your Entire Construction Team on the Same Page with One Powerful App premium
Keeping track of all the documents involved in any construction or infrastructure project can be quite a headache. RFIs, design changes, estimates, mark-ups, approvals, and more, not forgetting the many-to-many relationships involved in the process. Sub-contractors are on and off the construction site, changes, issues, and requests are sent back and forth, new document sets […]
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January 5, 2017
What’s New in InfraWorks 360 and Civil 3D premium
Last fall saw some major updates to Autodesk’s flagship civil engineering software –  InfraWorks 360 and AutoCAD Civil 3D. To give users an overview of what’s new, the Autodesk product team have come together for “The Dan and Dave Show” once more. What features will be added or updated? Why were these changes chosen over others? […]
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December 22, 2016
BIM Poised for Greater Adoption by U.S. Government premium
We’ve written quite a lot about BIM lately, most notably its spotty adoption in government for civil engineering projects, airport infrastructure, and construction and facilities management. But new data shows that BIM is poised for greater adoption across agency design and construction projects. A report by Federal Computer Week, sponsored by DLT Solutions and Autodesk, […]
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December 14, 2016
Autodesk Software Licensing Changes – What Government Customers Need to Know premium
If you’re a government user of Autodesk software, hold on to your hats. Autodesk is about to make some significant changes to the way its software can be procured. What’s Changing? Effective January 31, 2017, Autodesk will no longer sell perpetual licenses for most of its products, including AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Inventor, Revit, and more. […]
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December 7, 2016
Unlock the Power of Your Autodesk Applications with CADLearning premium
As Autodesk software gets more sophisticated and purchasing models change, users are getting access to new features as they become available and experiencing more seamless interoperability between products. Keeping pace with these changes isn’t always easy, especially when you are striving for continuity and getting projects completed on-time. And, getting the most out of your […]
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November 28, 2016
NMDOT Moves to Autodesk BIM Solutions premium
Flooding is one of the deadliest natural disasters. Few places can escape the wrath of excessive rain, ruptured dams or levees, rapid ice melt, or storm surges. Even states that we’d consider “dry” are vulnerable to the effects of flooding. Such was the case in New Mexico in 2013 when multiple days of record rainfall […]
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