February 25, 2019
Autodesk Acquisition of BuildingConnected Reinforces its Goal of Digitizing Complex Construction Workflows premium
Autodesk made further strides into its quest to empower the technological transformation of the construction industry with its recent acquisition of BuildingConnected – a leader in preconstruction tools that help building owners and contractors streamline their operations and communicate better. This latest move comes on the heels of Autodesk’s acquisition of PlanGrid (which brings improved […]
Government Writer
Rebuilding Infrastructure with AI and Machine Learning premium
The state of our nation’s infrastructure is grim. The most recent report card from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gave U.S. infrastructure an overall score of “D” for “poor” or “at risk”. The hurdles to improving that score, are high. Writing for City A.M, Autodesk president and CEO, Andrew Anagnost outlined the facts: […]
Government Writer
January 15, 2019
How Reality Capture is Changing the Design and Construction Industry premium
If your job involves capturing existing field conditions as part of the design and construction process, you’ll know it’s a tedious, manual, often analog and inaccurate process, which often leads to costly re-work. Whether you’re renovating a building or involved in a large-scale infrastructure project, the process goes something like this: 1. Start with a […]
December 17, 2018
Capturing Reality with Autodesk ReCap premium
As any surveyor or field engineer knows, capturing existing field conditions for an infrastructure project or building renovation is a tedious, manual, often analog, and inaccurate process – not to mention dangerous. Renovations projects are a particular challenge since the infrastructure or building may be decades old and designed before the age of digital blueprints. […]
November 14, 2018
BIM Dominates as Winners Announced at AEC Excellence Awards 2018 premium
What do a Facebook data center, a railway, an expressway, an office building extension, and a cancer center have in common? These and other global projects are recipients of this year’s AEC Excellence Awards in recognition of how they’ve embraced technology to reimagine the processes of design and construction. Announced on day one of Autodesk […]
September 10, 2018
How to Win your Agency a Free Pass to Autodesk University premium
Want to win a free pass to Autodesk University (AU) 2018? Earlier this summer, we announced that we’ll be awarding a full conference pass for you or a chosen nominee at your agency or department to attend Autodesk University 2018 in Las Vegas from November 13-15th. All you have to do is tell us about […]
August 30, 2018
Need Another Autodesk Product? Switch to an Autodesk Industry Collection and Save premium
Autodesk introduced its Autodesk Collections a couple of years ago and there’s never been a better time to make the switch from individual product subscriptions to a collection. Thanks to a limited time offer from Autodesk, your agency can save 20% on the remaining months of your existing term if you switch by October 25, […]
August 24, 2018
3 Ways to Use Federal Year-End Funds to Boost Your Digital Design Projects premium
It’s that time again, when agencies rush to spend their remaining year-end budget before the September 30th “use it or lose it” deadline. One-third of federal budget dollars are spent in the last quarter of the year, often in a wasteful manner. But for those in the field of digital design – there are many […]
July 30, 2018
Making the Move to BIM is the Right Decision (Just Like CAD was 30 Years Ago) premium
Download the eBook here! If you’re one of the millions of people who’ve been lucky enough to hear Lynn Allen present, you’ll know her as the queen of AutoCAD tips and tricks and all-round Autodesk technical evangelist, but she also knows quite a bit about the latest disruptive technology – BIM. Lynn has seen it […]
Government Writer
July 9, 2018
What’s the Difference Between 3D Laser Scanning and Photogrammetry? premium
It’s hard to imagine a world without digital. But as you look around you, much of the physical world was designed and constructed using traditional 2D blueprints and is yet to be captured in a digital format. This creates a challenge for AEC professionals to incorporate these as-built designs into re-build or renovation projects. Traditional […]
Autodesk Tech Writer