Digital Design

March 14, 2017
Taking Technology to the Next Level premium
Advanced Solutions’ Tech Talks are educational webinars offered and hosted exclusively by one of our Autodesk Certified Instructors. Tech Talks cover a wide variety of topics for the architecture, engineering, construction, infrastructure, and manufacturing industries.  These one hour sessions take the technology beyond typical software instruction allowing users to streamline processes with simple enhancements and get […]
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Advanced Solutions
March 13, 2017
Facilities Management Implementations Expose Data Gaps premium
The promise of the latest Facilities Management (FM) software is an exciting one of reduced asset and space management costs, increased productivity and a better-managed asset lifecycle.  One downside of implementing new technology is that it increases productivity in one area and exposes or exacerbates bottlenecks or gaps in data or processes in another.  Facilities […]
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Repro Products
March 7, 2017
Understanding and Overcoming the Obstacles to Airport Design premium
If you’re in the business of airport design and engineering, you may want to check out this class from Autodesk University (now available on demand for free). Presented by Creg Dieziger, a senior civil engineer designer with Morrison-Maierle and 28-year veteran in the civil engineering field. Creg shows how several tools from the Autodesk “toolbox […]
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Government Writer
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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Autodesk Tech Writer
February 28, 2017
Why Transportation System Design Needs to Move Beyond Traditional CAD premium
It always blows my mind when I talk to designers and engineers who are still using CAD, even Microsoft Visio, for engineering and design work. But when it comes to designing future transportation systems, where complex workflows, tight budgets, and multiple stakeholders complicate project success, CAD simply doesn’t cut it anymore. Why? Drew Olsen, writing […]
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Government Writer
February 16, 2017
Co-Author Revit BIM Models in the Cloud and Get Better BIM Team Collaboration premium
If you’re looking for your investment in BIM to pay off even more, the answer may be in the cloud. That’s because several of the biggest challenges for building design teams can be solved through cloud-based collaboration. Keeping everyone on the same page in the face of multiple documents and files are two of the […]
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Government Writer
February 13, 2017
[Resource] How to Be a Better CAD Manager premium
CAD managers are an asset to any organization, yet it’s a role that is often hard to pin down and continues to evolve. CAD managers wear many hats. They can fulfil management roles but also take on the role of drafter, IT expert, software procurement, CAD standard enforcement, hiring, and more. Being a CAD manager […]
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Government Writer
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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Autodesk Tech Writer
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 30, 2017
As the Waters Rise, Flood Simulation Tools Can Help premium
As global temperatures rise, extreme downpours can result in flash floods that put a catastrophic strain on U.S. infrastructure. In fact, a new study from Nature Climate Change and reported by The Guardian, suggests that by the century’s end, storms that now occur once a season (like the Louisiana flood of 2016) could happen five […]
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Government Writer