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Mark Your CAD Calendars: DLT and Lynn Allen Present… premium
The holidays have arrived early to the government CAD community. Lynn Allen is coming to town and online in a city near you! DLT has partnered with everyone’s favorite Autodesk evangelist and tips and tricks queen to bring you a series of tech breakfasts and webinars. Starting this May and continuing over the next few […]
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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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Video: The Pitfalls of a Non-Digital Design Workflow premium
Whether you’re a civil engineer, CAD manager, or anyone working on a digital design project, one thing is certain – you’re never the sole collaborator in the process. Contractors, AEC firms, field personnel, even facilities managers, have their hands in the mix too. And that creates a problem for version control and the potential for […]
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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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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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Autodesk Tech Writer
February 13, 2018
Scale-up vs Scale-out Architecture, How is Your Organization Currently Scaling It’s Storage Needs? premium
Traditionally, organizations world-wide have utilized Scale-up architecture when it comes to storage. What does this mean? Traditional scale-up architecture utilizes a dual-controller set-up, and adds storage drives as needed to increase storage capacity and performance. Run of storage, add another shelf. Seems pretty straight forward right? Run out of performance, not so straight forward… The […]
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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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Autodesk Tech Writer
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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