Digital Design

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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Autodesk Tech Writer
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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Autodesk Tech Writer
November 15, 2017
Civil 3D Training Resources for Beginners and Pros premium
Making the move to AutoCAD Civil 3D is a big step up for many agencies and public sector teams. Whether you’re coming off using Land Desktop or AutoCAD for your civil infrastructure projects, Civil 3D can seem like a daunting leap forward, despite the many benefits the software brings in terms of greater efficiencies, long-term […]
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DLT Solutions
November 9, 2017
7 Habits of Highly Effective BIM Managers premium
We frequently write about BIM principles, use cases and best practices here on the DLT blog, but one area that often goes neglected in BIM are the soft skills or people skills. What is the role of a BIM manager anyway? How can you better achieve your project goals as design technology managers or support […]
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Government Writer
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 26, 2017
Are You Ready for Infrastructure Reimagined? premium
Did you love “BIM on the Rocks”, Autodesk’s blog dedicated to all things infrastructure design/build/management? Alas, as of August 31st, it’s no more. Before you grab your Kleenex, take a look at the new kid on the blog – Infrastructure Reimagined. Infrastructure Reimagined takes over from where BIM on the Rocks blog left off. Launched […]
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Government Writer
October 9, 2017
What to Expect at Autodesk University 2017 premium
It’s that time again. Autodesk University (AU) is fast approaching. This year’s in Las Vegas takes place November 14-16th. There’s still time to get savings off AU passes, if you haven’t locked down your spot yet, our sneak peek into what’s happening at AU 2017 may just tempt you! 700+ Sessions How do you top […]
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Government 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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Autodesk Tech Writer
September 26, 2017
[Webinar] Ramp up your Roundabout Design premium
The U.S has trailed much of the world when it comes to roundabouts, aka traffic circles or rotaries. In fact, Americans must pass through 1,118 intersections before they are likely to encounter a roundabout. In France, you’ll encounter one every 45 intersections and the UK every 127 intersections (source). Despite this lag, roundabouts are becoming […]
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Government Writer
September 18, 2017
Top 3 User Fails for AutoCAD Civil 3D premium
Making the move to AutoCAD Civil 3D or just getting to grips with all the new features that Autodesk regularly rolls out, can be challenging. DLT partner, IMAGINiT Technologies, sees them every day as they work on countless projects across the country. Getting the most out of Civil 3D and realizing its productivity and efficiency […]
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Government Writer