Grace Bergen

Autodesk Tech Writer
April 24, 2017
U.S. Infrastructure gets a Failing Rating – Does your State Make the Grade? premium
The revitalization of U.S. infrastructure is once again a hot topic as the new White House administration pledges to invest in the nation’s roads, bridges and airports. Politics aside, it’s a timely imperative. Once again, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has ranked U.S. infrastructure at a D+ grading. That’s no improvement from four […]
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April 11, 2017
[Webinar Series] Handling the Phases of a Challenging Roadway Project – Soup to Nuts! premium
City and county infrastructure designers and civil engineers won’t want to miss this unique webinar series taking place every Tuesday through May 2017. Join a host of familiar Autodesk faces as they walkthrough the phases of a challenging roadway project. From gathering data about the existing situation, producing a project concept, moving that concept to […]
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Autodesk Tech Writer
April 10, 2017
Why your Agency Needs to Ditch Windows Explorer and Disk Drives for Design and Engineering Data Management premium
If you’re like most designers, engineers, or CAD managers, you probably rely on Windows Explorer and mapped network drives to manage and store project files. For instance, you may have one drive for design data, another for admin, another for permits, and so on. While it’s been the way you’ve done things for years, this […]
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April 3, 2017
[eBook] Take the Risk and Uncertainty out of Government Construction premium
It’s no surprise that the practice of designing, building, and operating public sector buildings and infrastructure must change. As our built environments become increasingly complex, it’s vital that project team productivity and asset performance levels are addressed. According to KPMG, just a quarter of construction projects in the last three years came within 10% of […]
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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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Autodesk Tech Writer
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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Autodesk Tech Writer
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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