Grace Bergen

Autodesk Tech Writer
Revit 2019 is Here. It Has Everything You Asked For. premium
Aside from developing one of the sought after building information modeling (BIM) software in the industry today, you’ve got to hand it to the Revit product managers over at Autodesk—they listen. Revit 2019 is here and the flagship BIM program delivers on many of the suggestions and feedback that Autodesk solicits on its Revit Ideas […]
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Top 10 Tips for Revit Beginners: A Prescription for Information Modeling Success premium
If you’re fairly new to Autodesk Revit and looking for ways to quickly get up to speed, Autodesk put together a great webinar that offers tips and tricks to get the most out of your user experience. Topics included: • How does it differ from AutoCAD? • What do I need to know to get […]
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A Civil Engineering Love Match: How InfraWorks and Civil 3D Come Together premium
If you currently use Autodesk’s flagship civil engineering design software, AutoCAD Civil 3D, you may have heard about its close cousin, InfraWorks. InfraWorks is an infrastructure design software that supports BIM processes and helps designers and engineers work in infrastructure projects in a real-world context using cloud capabilities. InfraWorks originally started life as Autodesk Infrastructure […]
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10 Things Your Facilities Management Team Can Do to Rock in the Field premium
The use of building information modeling (BIM) data by building owners and facilities managers is on the rise, a survey by DLT partner, IMAGINiT Technologies reveals. Compared to 2016, the percentage of owners integrating BIM data into facilities management (FM) systems has increased by almost 9%. Yet challenges remain. Many organizations aren’t prepared or equipped […]
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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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