Grace Bergen

Autodesk Tech Writer
February 19, 2018
LiDAR Reveals Hidden Mayan “Megalopolis” Blowing Minds and Old-School Thinking premium
Archeological surveys in untouched areas are tricky at the best of times. Vegetation and trees must be disturbed, heavy equipment is brought in, and the results can still prove inconclusive or fruitless. But thanks to laser technology, that’s all changing. LiDAR (aka Light Detection and Ranging technology) is helping archeologists champion scientific research without disturbing […]
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February 2, 2018
New Autodesk Platform Sees BIM Shift from “Modeling to “Information” Phase premium
A few years ago, Autodesk launched its cloud strategy. A commitment to bring cloud-based solutions to all of its vertical industry offerings. A core cloud offering, BIM 360 is a cloud-based design collaboration tool for the building and construction. It represents a shift from the “modeling” to the “information” phase of BIM – Autodesk calls […]
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Easily Evaluate Vehicle Movements on Your Next Transportation or Site Design Project premium
When it comes to transportation and site design projects, they all have one thing in common – when finished they need to accommodate a variety of different vehicles, from cars to fire trucks, airplanes to school buses. As a result, it’s important that these vehicle maneuvers be analyzed and incorporated throughout the entire design process. […]
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January 15, 2018
5 Ways your Move to a BIM Workflow Pays Off for Government premium
Perhaps you’re considering BIM for your next agency or department’s next building, facilities management, or civil infrastructure project. But what’s the best way to make sure you get full value from your investment in BIM? While BIM is a process and not software, and the shift from CAD to BIM involves changes that go beyond […]
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December 13, 2017
Best Practices for Rolling Out New CAD Software premium
It doesn’t matter whether you work in the federal, state or local government, rolling out any new software to your workforce can be a challenge. This is especially true of CAD software. Oftentimes, a department may upgrade from AutoCAD to a discipline-specific tool like AutoCAD Civil 3D or Revit, or depart radically from an old […]
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November 28, 2017
How Drones and Civil 3D Speed Construction Site Surveying by 10X premium
Did you know that construction is anticipated to be the largest use case for commercial drones? Drones can collect a site’s progress with a degree of accuracy previously unseen in the industry and reduce the amount of building site materials that end up in landfills. Furthermore, that sensor data can be turned into 3D models, […]
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November 1, 2017
Road Rehab – A Fix for This Time-Consuming Civil Engineering Challenge premium
Look out for the pot hole! Did you know that one out of every five miles of highway pavement is in poor condition and in need of rehabilitation? If you’re a civil engineer, you’re probably not surprised. The bulk of highway system funding goes towards highway repair, and with good reason. According to the Federal […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
October 5, 2017
Hurricane-Ready: How States can Better Model Flooding Risk and Improve Mass Evacuations premium
Hurricane season is far from over, but with four major hurricanes – Category 3 or greater – already causing untold damage in Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, 2017 has already proved to be a brutal one. The steady stream of unrelenting devastation has impacted millions of Americans who face the choice of rebuilding or moving […]
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September 12, 2017
[Webinar] What’s New in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018.1 Update premium
AutoCAD Civil 3D is about to get another round of enhancements. If you’re using Civil 3D 2018, be the first to learn what’s new in this upcoming webinar on September 20th, 2017 at 12.00 PM ET. Join the Civil 3D product team as they share a preview of what’s coming in the AutoCAD Civil 3D […]
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August 18, 2017
[Webinar] Using BIM to Power your Rail-Led Transportation Strategy premium
You don’t have to go far to hear concerns about infrastructure decay in the U.S. In 2017, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) ranked the country’s infrastructure at a D+ grading. “The infrastructure is in poor to fair condition and mostly below standard, with many elements approaching the end of their service life. A […]
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