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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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Autodesk Tech Writer
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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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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4 Inefficiency Traps that Civil Infrastructure Teams Need to Escape from in 2018 premium
Urban development is a big challenge for governments and project owners. Urbanization, combined with overall population growth, could add another 2.5 billion to the world’s urban centers by 2050. For the infrastructure sector, this means providing the essential utilities and transportation systems to support these dense over-crowded areas – while doing more with less. Technology […]
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DLT Solutions
January 10, 2018
BIM at the Swipe of a Finger Keeps Construction Projects on Track premium
With BIM mandates and pressure to improve collaboration and efficiencies on construction projects, how are teams taking advantage of digital workflows to improve the potential of BIM? Watch the video below from DLT partner, IMAGINiT Technologies, and learn how field teams can gain real-time access to accurate information across the construction lifecycle. Gone are the […]
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DLT Solutions
December 18, 2017
[On Demand] 5 Must-See Infrastructure Classes from Autodesk University 2017 premium
Did you make it to Autodesk University (AU) this year? There was a great deal of buzz about infrastructure and the ways in which, in the words of Autodesk’s Theo Agelopoulos, “we can develop more sustainable and resilient infrastructure yet optimize their operations and longevity”. But there were also some great breakout sessions on all […]
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DLT Solutions
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