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The Painless Way to Design the Most Sustainable Projects

22 February 2024BIM, Design, Revit, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

If you’d like to create more efficient and environmentally sensitive projects, you can take advantage of a special interoperability that…

The Crucial Role of Cost Management in Construction

21 February 2024Autodesk Software, Build, ConstructionCarol Dunn

as the business landscape evolves, it has become crucial for construction companies to break free from tradition and embrace cost…

Unleashing the Power of AI-Driven BIM: 5 Ways the Efficiency Paradigm is Shifting

20 February 2024AI, BIM, ConstructionCarol Dunn

This synergistic blend of AI and BIM not only helps companies and public agencies adapt to evolving conditions but helps…

VIDEO: Unique Interoperability Between Autodesk Revit and Inventor

15 February 2024BIM, Inventor, RevitCarol Dunn

interoperability between Autodesk Revit and Inventor: This unique functionality enables professionals in manufacturing and construction to collaborate using a shared…

Data Integrations You Can Love

14 February 2024AEC, DataCarol Dunn

Data integrations: It's factual information that helps company leadership quantify, verify and understand the business in order to make sound…

Identifying a Secondary Catalog in the AutoCAD Electrical Project File

12 February 2024AutoCAD, ElectricalTodd Schmoock

When working with AutoCAD Electrical, identifying a secondary database starts with having two databases to choose from.

5 Ways Modular Construction Advances Sustainability

9 February 2024Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

In this article we’ll make the case for why offsite and modular construction practices contribute toward a greener and more…

4 Ways Collaboration Can Supercharge the 2024 Tech Outlook

8 February 2024Collaboration, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

it’s becoming imperative within companies that one team knows what the other team is doing. When it’s done well, collaboration…

2 Workflows for Cost Management You’ll Be Glad You Implemented

7 February 2024Autodesk Construction Cloud, Build, Construction, Project ManagementCarol Dunn

Tracking costs, managing risk and keeping a project within budget are some of the most critical and challenging tasks on…

Plant Leadership Journey: Pioneering Geothermal for Sustainable Energy

6 February 2024Plant, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

Geothermal power generation, with its consistent electricity production, stands out as a promising example of leadership in the pursuit of…

Discover 5 Autodesk AI Products for AEC, Manufacturing

1 February 2024AEC, AI, autodesk, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

The Autodesk AI suite of tools, including enhancements to existing tools, is powered by machine learning. Multiple features help eliminate…

Manufacturing: The Power of Collaborating with Revit and Inventor

30 January 2024Collaboration, Inventor, Manufacturing, RevitCarol Dunn

Inventor is focused on parametric design for manufacturing, and the strength of Revit is in architectural modeling. When you can…

5 Proven Technology Trends for Your Digital Factory

29 January 2024Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Digital factory - five proven technologies that are shaping the future of digital factories and revolutionizing the manufacturing industry

4 Ways Implementing Cost Management Keeps Companies Ahead of the Curve

24 January 2024Autodesk Construction Cloud, Build, ConstructionCarol Dunn

From enterprise resource planning (ERP) system integration to managing budgets, cost management technology promises to revolutionize construction management.

Methanol Sustainable Solution to Gas Flaring for Oil & Gas Industry

23 January 2024Plant, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

there are groundbreaking initiatives to convert methane into methanol as a transformative and eco-friendly approach for the oil & gas…

Autodesk Announces Price Increases – Act Now

22 January 2024Autodesk SoftwareCarol Dunn

Autodesk recently announced a price increase will take effect February 7, 2024.

How Are Autodesk Users Feeling About Construction Software Tools?

22 January 2024Autodesk Software, ConstructionCarol Dunn

Over three days during Autodesk University (AU) in November 2023, Autodesk interviewed 65 Autodesk users and attendees to determine attitudes…

Can Autonomous Construction Machinery Solve the Labor Shortage?

17 January 2024AI, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

When traditional solutions fall short, the construction industry is turning to groundbreaking technologies like autonomous construction machinery.

Empowering Structural Engineers in Sustainable Design

16 January 2024Advance Design, Structural design, SustainabilityLukas

while many industries are taking steps towards becoming more sustainable, structural engineering has often been overlooked.

System Requirements for Bluebeam Revu 21

15 January 2024All, BluebeamRick Kremer

following are minimum and recommended requirements when using Bluebeam Revu with office documents and construction project documents

PRESS RELEASE: Applied Software Announces Scholarship Contest Winners

11 January 2024Press Release, SustainabilityDiana Ramirez

The Applied Software “Keeping AEC Green” scholarship award essay contest aims to encourage high school students to explore careers in…

5 Data Best Practices to Help Water Agencies Manage Costs

10 January 2024Data, Water/WastewaterCarol Dunn

There are many ways to utilize technology, from remote monitoring systems to mobile devices. Technology can enhance the quality, availability…

Evolution of Robotics: 5 Life-Changing Boosts for Manufacturing

9 January 2024AI, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

The evolution of robotics in manufacturing is taking place at an exponential pace. The transformation will be marked by improved…

AutoCAD Electrical, Part 4: Producing BoMs and Other Reports

8 January 2024AEC, AutoCAD, ElectricalTodd Schmoock

By combining Location, Installation, Section and Sub-Section codes, along with the out of box option in the reports dialog, many…

Bridging the Gap: 12 Best Podcast Episodes of 2023

5 January 2024AEC, Bridging the Gap, ConstructionCarol Dunn

The Bridging the Gap podcast with host Todd Weyandt creates an open dialog where construction innovation can flourish. The 2023…

Graitec Engages with AU Participants about Technological Evolution

4 January 2024autodesk, Construction, GraitecCarol Dunn

presentations underscore the ongoing commitment by Graitec Group to provide advanced solutions that work in concert with Autodesk technologies to…

AutoCAD Electrical, Part 3: Using Project & Drawing Properties to Update Title Blocks

3 January 2024AEC, AutoCAD, ElectricalTodd Schmoock

One of the major differences between AutoCAD Electrical and standard AutoCAD is the use of projects. Projects allow you to…

2 Examples of Harnessing the Power of Digital Twins: Transportation & Energy

28 December 2023Construction, Digital Transformation, InfrastructureCarol Dunn

The expansion of digital twin technology is offering impressive improvements to the transportation and energy sectors, with a plethora of…

8 Proven Tech Innovations Redefining Plant Industry Standards

27 December 2023Digital Transformation, Industrial and PlantCarol Dunn

These advancements are redefining the way plants operate, including improved efficiency, safety and sustainability. Following are eight game-changing tech innovations…

AutoCAD Electrical, Part 2: How to Use AutoCAD Smart Blocks

26 December 2023AEC, AutoCAD, ElectricalTodd Schmoock

AutoCAD Electrical has proved to be a time-saving solution for documenting electrical controls . . . companies have found that…

Project Collaboration – Proven Strategies for Seamless Sharing

21 December 2023Autodesk Construction Cloud, BIM 360, CollaborationCarol Dunn

Each collaboration method has its strengths and weaknesses. With greater insights and best practices, you can make informed decisions.

Revolutionizing Construction Data Management with BIM: VP’s Guide to Success

20 December 2023BIM, Construction, DataCarol Dunn

As a vice-president overseeing operations, understanding the profound correlation of BIM and construction data management is crucial for staying ahead…

4 Steps to Excellence: The Power of a Digital Factory

19 December 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

The integration of digital simulation and predictive analytics into a digital factory is proving to be a game changer, leading…

AutoCAD Electrical, Part 1: The ABCs of Choosing AutoCAD Electrical

18 December 2023AEC, AutoCAD, ElectricalTodd Schmoock

AutoCAD Electrical has proved to be a time-saving solution for documenting electrical controls. This series explains how it can save…

Revolutionizing Structural Engineering: Harnessing Data for Time and Cost Efficiency

13 December 2023Advance Design, Data, Digital Transformation, Structural designCarol Dunn

structural engineers are leveraging data to streamline building information modeling (BIM) workflows, enhance collaboration, make informed decisions, gain valuable insights,…

Unlocking Plant Industry Efficiency: The Power of Process Data and 3D Models

12 December 2023Digital Transformation, Industrial and PlantCarol Dunn

Plant industry: To stay competitive in this ever-evolving landscape, harnessing the power of process data and advanced analytics is becoming…

5 Surprisingly Attainable Sustainable Construction Options

7 December 2023Construction, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

From innovative pavement solutions to eco-friendly framing systems, here’s a look at cutting-edge sustainable construction options that are surprisingly attainable…

6 Ways Robotics Streamline Construction Worldwide to Save Time

6 December 2023AEC, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

The shortage of skilled workers can be alleviated by using robotics that perform work traditionally done by people. Following are…

6 Ways to Harness the Potential of a Digital Factory to Boost Operations

5 December 2023Digital Transformation, innovation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

harnessing the potential of a digital factory encompasses a suite of tools and technologies that revolutionize manufacturing operations. Following are…

Remarkable Cable Structures Using Advance Design

30 November 2023Advance Design, Structural designCarol Dunn

Cable structure elements are geometrically nonlinear, and hence we need a nonlinear solver in order to analyze this kind of…

How Construction Data Collection and Analytics Are Revolutionizing the Industry

29 November 2023Construction, Data, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

driving this transformation is the integration of data collection and analytics into construction processes. Following are ways data collection and…

Elevating Manufacturing Leadership: Remarkable Power of Design and Sales Automation

28 November 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

...the integration of efficient design and sales automation. This powerful combination not only ensures accuracy but also accelerates processes, resulting…

7 Proven Strategies to Streamline Construction – a Holistic Approach to Efficiency

22 November 2023Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

a path to streamline construction processes, boost time and cost efficiency, and deliver superior projects ... Following are seven strategies…

Industry 4.0: Optimizing Manufacturing Technology for the Digital Future

21 November 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Manufacturers are finding themselves at a crossroads, and the path forward is clear – embrace the digital transformation of manufacturing…

How to retrieve missing details from the Document Manager: 5 scenarios

20 November 2023Advance Steel, Autodesk Software, Structural designJanet Black

Document Manager tip: You can avoid using the "Register Documents to Model" toolset in Advance Steel if your workflow to…

Habitat for Humanity-Graitec Partnership Creates Jobs, Constructs Housing

16 November 2023BIM, Construction, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

donation of Graitec software to Habitat for Humanity empowers the organization’s architects to undergo training and attain a comprehensive proficiency in…

The Triumph of Optimizing Manufacturing Data Management

15 November 2023Data, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Discover the key benefits of optimizing manufacturing data management for efficiency and precision. Explore seamless integration, accessible data and accelerated…

3 Elements of Future Proofing in the Process Plant Industry

14 November 2023Digital Transformation, Industrial and PlantCarol Dunn

In the intricate and rapidly evolving world of the process plant industry, staying ahead means having a clear roadmap for…

Two Pivotal Methods for More Sustainable, Efficient Building Projects

9 November 2023BIM, Construction, Digital Transformation, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

building information modeling (BIM) and its resulting digital twins – data rich as-built models of buildings and all their systems…

The Rising Significance of Generative A.I. in the Construction Industry

8 November 2023AI, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

– increased demand, shorter timeframes, sustainability initiatives, skilled labor shortage – the use of Generative AI is becoming increasingly significant…

3 Ways Seamless Integration Drives Manufacturing Efficiency, Innovation and Quality

7 November 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

In the evolving landscape of manufacturing, the fusion of innovation, quality and efficiency has become a top goal for businesses…

How to Establish a Standardized Revit Family Library

3 November 2023BIM, Design, PowerPack, RevitCarol Dunn

GRAITEC PowerPack for Revit provides several features that allow you to establish and manage a dynamic family library seamlessly within…

5 Proven Strategies to Enhance Efficiency in Construction Projects

1 November 2023Autodesk Construction Cloud, Build, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

five significant ways to streamline construction projects, making them more efficient, cost-effective and timely - strategies for efficiency

4 Ways Cameras in Manufacturing Facilities Improve Management and Cut Insurance Costs

31 October 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Insurance companies typically offer discounts to companies that meet certain requirements, particularly those related to safety and security, such as…

Better Document Management Using the Cloud

26 October 2023Architecture and Engineering, Collaboration, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Using the cloud as a repository of information and documentation, it was possible to focus document management on quality rather…

Guide to Managing Manufacturing Content and Assets for Better Workflows

24 October 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingTodd Schmoock

You installed Factory Design, created a company Project file, and completed the proper training. Now you need to manage your…

Tech Tip: 4 Steps for Creating a 1½” Diameter Threaded Rod

19 October 2023Advance SteelJanet Black

Following are the steps you can use in Autodesk Advance Steel to create a 1½” diameter threaded rod.

The Vital Role of Specification Generation in the Plant Industry

18 October 2023Connected Construction, Industrial and PlantCarol Dunn

From oil refineries to chemical processing plants, the correct setup and adherence to precise specifications (specs) are paramount - specification…

PRESS RELEASE: Applied Software Sustainability Scholarship Inspires Young Innovators

17 October 2023Press Release, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

The construction industry needs innovative minds, and Applied Software, Graitec Group remains steadfast in its commitment to nurturing the builders…

7 Leadership Challenges Involving AE Technology Implementation

12 October 2023AEC, Architecture and Engineering, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Leaders who recognize the potential of technology and its impact on their companies are successfully transforming architecture and engineering with…

Amazing Construction Process for Colorado’s Fastest Growing City

11 October 2023Construction, Digital Transformation, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

In chipping away at the challenges, automation holds promise in helping address the construction labor shortage and productivity issues. Enter…

Overcoming Common Mistakes When Implementing Factory Design Workflows

10 October 2023Design, ManufacturingTodd Schmoock

Not having a proper Inventor project file and not sharing data with team members are common mistakes made when implementing…

5 Top Benefits of Enhanced Collaboration

6 October 2023AEC, Architecture, BIM workflow, Collaboration, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

In this modern architectural landscape, the need for enhanced collaboration using integrated, innovative and efficient tools has never been greater.

How Lean Construction Success is Being Achieved Using Robotics

5 October 2023Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

One example of the way robotics are being used in the construction industry is by collecting information from a jobsite…

PRESS RELEASE: Graitec Group Pioneers Data Integration for Construction Professionals

3 October 2023Construction, Data, Press ReleaseCarol Dunn

Data Connect is set to empower construction professionals by seamlessly integrating data from various platforms, including project management and enterprise…

You Can Be a Great Manufacturing Leader with These 7 Qualities

3 October 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Great leaders have to somehow foresee the future of technologies that will affect their business and the entire industry in…

4 Keys to Good Leadership in the Construction Industry

26 September 2023Construction, Digital Transformation, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Leadership involves motivation and influence; management involves accountability for tasks and progress.

Tech Tip: Easy Mesh Configuration Options in Structural FEA/FEM

22 September 2023Advance Design, Structural designCarol Dunn

The functions offered in the Advance Design surface property sheet enable users to specify mesh configurations to meet each project’s…

The Surprising Importance of BIM in Construction

21 September 2023BIM, Collaboration, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

Digital transformation has already swept through a number of industries, and now BIM processes are making a significant impact on…

PRESS RELEASE: Applied Software Awarded Manufacturing Specializations

20 September 2023Manufacturing, Press ReleaseCarol Dunn

Applied Software, Graitec Group has announced it was recently awarded the Autodesk Cloud Specializations for PLM (product lifecycle management) and…

How Digital Transformation Can Help Address Increasing Water Demands

20 September 2023Digital Transformation, Innovyze, Water/WastewaterCarol Dunn

digital technologies have already proven to be effective in increasing the efficiency and resilience of water utility operations.

Expert High-Trust and Low-Trust Collaboration Using BIM Collaborate Pro

19 September 2023Autodesk Construction Cloud, Collaboration, DesignCarol Dunn

how to expertly handle the two types of collaboration environments you will encounter in your projects when using BIM Collaborate…

What the New Applied Software Manufacturing Specializations Mean to You

18 September 2023Autodesk Software, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Manufacturing specializations differentiate Autodesk partners based on their proven ability to deliver on desired customer outcomes.

PowerPack for Revit: Renumber Everything!

15 September 2023BIM, PowerPack, RevitCarol Dunn

GRAITEC PowerPack for Revit was designed to provide you with a fully configurable automatic Numbering Tool according to your criteria.

Tech Tip: Generate a Table of Forces in Advance Design

14 September 2023Advance Design, Structural designCarol Dunn

With the new "result tables" function in Advance Design 2023 and the subsequent versions of the software, we can now…

PowerPack for Revit: Export Revit Schedules to Excel

14 September 2023BIM, PowerPack, RevitCarol Dunn

PowerPack for Revit Link to Excel feature allows you to export existing schedules to Excel or create new ones. The…

3 Important Facets of Project Management

13 September 2023Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

the ultimate goal of construction project management is getting it completed successfully to the customer’s specifications, while saving time and…

Construction Appreciation: 16 Amazing Construction Industry Statistics

12 September 2023ConstructionCarol Dunn

The companies and people involved in construction affect every person’s daily life, from community to sanitation, energy production to transportation…

How to Better Navigate Through Your 3D Model

12 September 2023BIM, PowerPack, RevitCarol Dunn

GRAITEC PowerPack has been developed with a set of tools aimed at enhancing element visibility and search capabilities within a…

Tech Tip: Create a New Camera Type for PowerPack

11 September 2023Advance Steel, PowerPackJanet Black

using Autodesk Advance Steel, you can create custom camera types suited to your company standards. If you are using GRAITEC…

Tech Tip: Autodesk Account – New Team Feature

7 September 2023Autodesk SoftwareDeni Cox

On August 15, 2023, Autodesk introduced an improvement to Autodesk Account teams, so new purchases will no longer be automatically…

10 Significant Manufacturing Facilities Under Construction in the U.S.

6 September 2023Construction, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

the surge in construction spending for manufacturing facilities is being driven by demand for computer, electronic and electrical products, now…

Tech Tip: How to Get Seismic Results by Mode in Advance Design

4 September 2023Advance Design, Structural designCarol Dunn

When using Advance Design, in some cases, it is crucial to have seismic results (displacements, forces, stresses, and resulting forces…

Autodesk Changes 2-Step Verification from SMS to Authenticator App

1 September 2023autodesk, Autodesk Software, Services & SupportDeni Cox

Authenticator apps provide better security and operate independently of your phone network, ensuring consistent accessibility. Authenticator apps use software tokens…

How to generate EC3 global imperfections on columns

30 August 2023Advance Design, AEC, Architecture and Engineering, Design, Structural designCarol Dunn

According to EC3, in some cases it is necessary to take into account global imperfections in order to consider possible…

4 Remarkable Ways to Overcome Market Pressure on Your Factory

25 August 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Facing market pressure, engineers and managers are telling Ben they have optimized their product and manufacturing design process with hundreds…

How to Achieve the Best Design-Build Collaboration

24 August 2023AEC, BIM, Collaboration, Construction, DesignCarol Dunn

On design-build projects, collaboration is essential to success. Using Autodesk Revit in a building information modeling (BIM) process makes that…

7 Ways to Streamline Your Manufacturing Operations

23 August 2023Data, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

everyone can benefit from streamlined manufacturing operations, with benefits that include less waste, faster production, improved quality, and lower costs.

Two Amazing Cloud-Based Tools to Make Project Management Easier

22 August 2023AEC, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Build, Construction, Project ManagementCarol Dunn

The products on the Autodesk Construction Cloud (ACC) platform like BIM Collaborate and Build enable you to use management tools…

Bluebeam: 10 Key Reasons It Outshines the Competition

21 August 2023Architecture and Engineering, Bluebeam, ConstructionDiana Ramirez

With its far-reaching and transformative influence, it's no surprise that over two million users worldwide place their trust in the…

How to Define User Coordinate System in Advance Design

17 August 2023Advance Design, GraitecCarol Dunn

When using Advance Design, in some cases we may need to build our model or study results using a specific…

Revolutionizing Sustainability: Carbon Emission Estimations in Advance Design

16 August 2023Advance Design, SustainabilityLukas

Advance Design's innovative Finite Element Method (FEM) software, coupled with a new CO2 emission calculator, facilitates precise carbon factor measurements…

Importing and exporting the system tree in Advance Design

15 August 2023Advance Design, BIM, Graitec, Structural designCarol Dunn

When working in GRAITEC Advance Design, the import/export function saves time during the creation of new models.

How Info360® Insight Improves Pump Maintenance

14 August 2023Autodesk Software, Innovyze, Water/WastewaterCarol Dunn

Autodesk Info360 Insight is a cloud-based solution for water operations analytics, incident management and compliance reporting.

How to use and modify snap points in Advance Design

11 August 2023Advance Design, GraitecCarol Dunn

By utilizing snap points, you can readily identify exact positions, making it easier to draw objects with improved accuracy and…

7 Trends That Will Affect Your AEC Workforce

10 August 2023AEC, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

AEC workforce: Workers are likely to be attracted to forward-thinking companies, whether it’s yours or a competitor’s. With the many…

10 Insider Tips to Drive a Successful BIM Implementation

9 August 2023AEC, BIM, Digital TransformationMatt Dillon

To implement BIM, then, you need to take a different approach than what was done 30 years ago with CAD.…

Autodesk – Concurrent Use Prevention

8 August 2023autodesk, Autodesk Software, Services & SupportDeni Cox

One of the more common ways to violate license compliance is to have AutoCAD running on two computers concurrently, with…

Discover Advance Design FEA for Advanced Supports

7 August 2023Advance Design, Construction, Structural designCarol Dunn

In this technical article, modeling using nonlinear supports is investigated and compared to modeling without any nonlinearity occurring at supports.

Cheat Sheet: Plant 3D Project Permissions in Autodesk Docs

4 August 2023Autodesk Construction Cloud, Industrial and Plant, plant 3dOwen Whitehouse

The Plant 3D team – David Wolfe, Kaleb Flowers and Owen Whitehouse – recently hunkered down to develop a procedure…

4 Surprising Manufacturer Benefits of Using Onyx

3 August 2023Construction, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

However, there are changes in technology that are affecting your industry, and they might surprise you with their potential to…

Geometrical Non-linear Analysis in Advance Design

2 August 2023Advance Design, Design, Structural designCarol Dunn

Advance Design: the modeling and analysis procedure for structures with geometrical non-linearity, using the P-Delta effect as an illustration

4 Authentic Ways to Improve AEC Collaboration

27 July 2023AEC, Collaboration, Connected ConstructionCarol Dunn

Improved AEC collaboration and communication among project stakeholders requires breaking down the information silos that exist on projects. Even though…

VIDEO: Higher Quality in Less Time – PowerPack for Plant 3D

26 July 2023Industrial and Plant, plant 3d, PowerPackCarol Dunn

If you’re looking for ways to get more productive work out of your day, you may want to join your…

Advance Steel Tip: How to Create a 5/8″ Diameter Threaded Rod

25 July 2023Advance Steel, Services & Support, Structural designJanet Black

Step by step instructions for creating a 5/8" (Imperial units) diameter threaded rod in Autodesk Advance Steel.

5 Ways to Leverage Technology for Success in Your Construction Business

24 July 2023AEC, Bluebeam, Construction, Digital TransformationDiana Ramirez

This article explores ways technology can transform your construction business, helping you navigate these and other challenges, while seizing new…

Saving Time and Effort by Cloning Structural Rebar Drawings

20 July 2023Digital Transformation, PowerPack, Revit, Structural designCarol Dunn

thrilled to introduce the structural industry to a game-changing innovation that promises to revolutionize structural design: Clone Drawings. This feature…

4 Ways Sustainable Construction Makes Good Business Sense

19 July 2023BIM, Digital Transformation, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

company leaders are finding that sustainable construction practices make good business sense by saving time, reducing waste, lowering costs, and…

5 Ways Structural Engineering Will Shift in the Next 5 Years

18 July 2023AEC, Architecture and Engineering, BIM, Structural designCarol Dunn

Structural engineering is now seeing tremendous developments in the fields of information technology, computational methods, visualization technologies, and artificial intelligence.

Two Tricks for Straightforward Cost Management

17 July 2023AEC, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Construction platforms like Autodesk Construction Cloud (ACC) can help you improve your workflows, keep your teams aligned and transform cost…

Embracing Disruption: Navigating Transformative Changes in the AEC Industry

13 July 2023AEC, Digital TransformationDiana Ramirez

The true hurdle lies in the danger of complacency when confronted with disruptive innovation in engineering, design, and other sectors…

The Tenacious Hold Robotics Has on Manufacturing Automation

12 July 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

The use of robotics for unsavory jobs enables people to perform more valuable and rewarding tasks.

Digital Factory: 2 Investments to Help Get Your Staff On Board

28 June 2023Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Once you make the decision to transition to a digitalized factory, part of that success will depend on getting your…

Benefits of moving from AutoCAD workflow to Factory Design Utilities

27 June 2023Autodesk Software, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingTodd Schmoock

Factory Design Utilities software lets you plan and validate factory layouts for efficient equipment placement to improve production performance.

Unmatchable Productivity Boost with Clone ‘Rebar’ Drawings in Revit

26 June 2023Design, PowerPack, Revit, Structural designDaniel Gheorghe

For a productivity boost that is unmatchable, the newest version of PowerPack Rebar Detailing for Revit now offers the Clone…

How to Make the Complex Parts of Your Project Manageable

22 June 2023Advance Design, Structural designLukas

two specialized tools that will help you efficiently design and analyze reinforced concrete elements in BIM

Harnessing the Power of Digitizing Quantity Takeoffs in Bluebeam

21 June 2023Bluebeam, Construction, Digital TransformationDiana Ramirez

Traditional manual methods of quantifying materials and estimating costs have given way to modern digital tools that streamline the process…

Clone Drawings for Rebar: Revit Functionality Engineers Have Been Waiting For

20 June 2023Drawings, PowerPack, Revit, Structural designDaniel Gheorghe

Now engineers and reinforced concrete detailers can unlock the potential for enhanced efficiency and time savings with a new feature…

4 Ways to Make Revit Work Better for You with PowerPack

14 June 2023AEC, Architecture and Engineering, PowerPack, RevitCarol Dunn

You can boost the productivity of your design team by providing Revit add-on tools that help with modeling, documentation and…

Welcome to Better Workflows: Advance Design 2024

13 June 2023Advance Design, Architecture, Architecture and EngineeringEric Daniel

Optimize your design and structural analysis processes and gain new computing capabilities with the newly released GRAITEC Advance Design 2024.…

4 Digital Innovations Making Construction More Efficient

13 June 2023AEC, Collaboration, Computational Design, Construction, DataCarol Dunn

The expanding market of digital innovation is providing construction companies with tools to operate more efficiently.

5 Ways Wood Framing Software Saves You Money in Construction

8 June 2023Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Design, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

With wood framing software, you can produce accurate framing for floors, walls and roofing in a fraction of the time.

8 Ways to Streamline Your Construction Projects

7 June 2023AEC, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Collaboration, ConstructionCarol Dunn

Streamlining your construction projects is increasingly important as pressure builds on you and your peers in the industry to accomplish…

Tech Tip: Installing PowerPack for Advance Steel

6 June 2023Advance Steel, PowerPackJanet Black

watch the following video for the step-by-step procedure to download, install and activate the standalone PowerPack for Advance Steel 2023…

Tech Tip: How to Create Sloped Curved Handrails in Advance Steel

5 June 2023Advance Steel, autodesk, PowerPack, UncategorizedSophia Li

If you find yourself struggling on modeling sloped curved handrails, following is a general workflow on how to approach it.

3 Ways to Get Better Control of Your Steel Production

1 June 2023Advance Workshop, Construction, Fabrication, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

GRAITEC Advance Workshop is a manufacturing execution system designed especially for steel fabricators and steel service centers

5 Ways to Make the Move from 2D to BIM Less Scary

31 May 2023BIM, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

In the industry, there are still basic misconceptions about BIM and how it should be implemented. Following are 5 ways…

2 Powerful Analysis Objects in Advance Design for FEM Analysis

30 May 2023Advance Design, BIM, Graitec, Structural designLukas

See 2 useful and powerful additional analysis objects in GRAITEC Advance Design – FEM analysis software

Tech Tip: DXF/NC file naming conflict in Advance Steel

25 May 2023Advance Steel, AEC, Autodesk Software, IT ServicesSophia Li

If you are running into an issue with Advance Steel overwriting certain DXF or NC files, here is how to…

Why Investment in Sustainable Water Supplies is Becoming Critical

24 May 2023Innovyze, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Water/WastewaterCarol Dunn

businesses and communities are investing in new, sustainable forms of water supply to ensure safe drinking water, as well as…

Why Our Sudden Appetite for Mass Timber is Helping Construction

23 May 2023AEC, Construction, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

On a continent that is 50% forested, as North America is, an appetite for mass timber construction not only makes…

Tech Tip: Danger Will Robinson! GA Detail Lost in Paper Space!

22 May 2023Advance Steel, Autodesk Software, IT Services, Structural designJanet Black

If your views are being inserted outside the page frame, you may have customized an Imperial template and are using…

Data Skills You Need for the Digital Factory

19 May 2023Autodesk Software, Data, Digital Transformation, Inventor, Manufacturing, PowerPack, VaultCarol Dunn

A data strategy is an important part of a manufacturing operation. Before a project even begins, it should be decided…

6 Steps to Streamline Your Civil 3D Drainage Design Workflows

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The Extended Property Sets feature of InfoDrainage enables you to reduce manual data entry when doing costing, construction drawings, clash…

Tech Tip: How to Exclude Letters in Grids in Advance Steel

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If you’re using Autodesk Advance Steel and need to control what letters are used in grids, following is the way…

Tech Tip: Manage Your Structure with Advance Steel Workplanes

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how to utilize the Advance Steel Project Explorer Workplanes to save time and enhance efficiency by moving elements and attaching…

Tech Tip: How to Exclude Certain Letters for Numbering in Advance Steel

10 May 2023Advance Steel, AEC, IT ServicesSophia Li

If you're using Advance Steel and need to control what letters are used for numbering, following is the way to…

P&ID Challenges: Valves, Line Segments and Snapping Troubles

5 May 2023Industrial and Plant, IT Services, plant 3dKaleb Flowers

This situation highlights the importance of drawing P&IDs on snaps as a best practice precisely to avoid such complications.

6 Ways Prodsmart Can Help Optimize Manufacturing Production

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Prodsmart offers manufacturers and fabricators, from small- to large-scale, the ability to manage every aspect of their production floor at…

How Sustainable Building Policy is Evolving

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The green/sustainable building movement has continued to grow, crossing generations, disciplines and borders around the world.

Tech Tips: Replicating Elements with Advance Design

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One of the ways Advance Design helps engineers save time is with the number of options it offers for replicating…

5 Ways PowerPack for Plant 3D Can Boost Profits

19 April 2023Collaboration, Data, Design, Digital Transformation, Graitec, Industrial and Plant, plant 3d, PowerPackOwen Whitehouse

PowerPack for Plant 3D is creating more value in the plant design world by helping companies get more value from…

4 Things You Should Know About Sustainable Architecture on Earth Day

13 April 2023Architecture, Graitec, innovation, Non classé, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

Architecture is a symbiotic relationship between culture and nature; sustainable architecture achieves better balance when human beings are included in…

How and Why to Achieve Connected Construction

12 April 2023autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, BIM workflow, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

The interaction among construction teams needs to be efficient – and that efficiency can be achieved by connecting them.

Going Digital: A New Era of Efficiency for Local Governance

11 April 2023Bluebeam, GovernmentDiana Ramirez

By adopting digital solutions, government agencies can streamline their review processes, reduce costs, and increase efficiency.

System Requirements for Autodesk Revit 2024

10 April 2023All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Digital Transformation, MEP, RevitEric Daniel

List of system requirements for using Autodesk Revit 2024 and Revit LT 2024, entry level and performance level, plus Citrix,…

Digital Innovation with Dynamo

6 April 2023Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, BIM workflow, Civil 3D, Computational Design, Digital Transformation, RevitCaitlin Dunn

Dynamo offers powerful opportunities for revamping and automating the design process in digital workflows.

Important Bluebeam Announcement

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Bluebeam has announced the updated End of Life (EOL) date for Bluebeam Revu 2019 and older versions will now be…

4 Ways Subcontractors Can Reduce Risk

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You can improve your success on projects by using construction management software, like the products on the Autodesk Construction Cloud…

6 Features in Autodesk Build You Shouldn’t Be Without

28 March 2023autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, BIM, Connected Construction, ConstructionCarol Dunn

If you’re in the construction industry, following are 6 features in Autodesk Build - on the Autodesk Construction Cloud platform…

Tech Tip: AutoCAD Electrical Project Batch Plotting

22 March 2023AutoCAD, autodesk, Electrical, Fabrication, MEP, Services & SupportTodd Schmoock

There are two options for plotting a project in AutoCAD Electrical; they are located in the Publish/Plot tool in the…

Factory Design Utilities: Getting Started with Software You Already Have

21 March 2023AutoCAD, autodesk, Inventor, ManufacturingTodd Schmoock

Factory Design Utilities software lets you plan and validate factory layouts for efficient equipment placement to improve production performance.

A Dozen BIM Mistakes You Should Stop Making

15 March 2023BIM, Collaboration, Design, Project Collaboration, RevitMatt Dillon

The mistakes you make in a BIM Revit file will eventually affect you, the rest of your team and potentially…

Digital Security in Construction – What Construction Leaders Should Know

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The construction industry has come a long way in adopting technology. Now it must recognize the associated risks to data…

Guidelines For Your Digital Factory

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In a digital factory, everything is digitized, collaboration and data are priorities, and paper-based processes are eliminated.

9 Ways to Deliver Efficient Drainage System Designs

2 March 2023Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Civil 3D, Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Water/WastewaterCarol Dunn

Using the features of InfoDrainage, water professionals can accurately and efficiently design and model surface water and drainage systems.

Ways Product Design is Becoming More Intelligent and Automated

1 March 2023autodesk, Computational Design, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

As AI becomes part of work processes across all industries, generative design promises to become more and more common in…

Change Your Work Life in a Day: PowerPack for Plant 3D

28 February 2023AutoCAD, autodesk, Digital Transformation, Industrial and Plant, plant 3d, PowerPack, Revit, WebinarsCarol Dunn

Improve your work life. Efficient workflows and automation are possible with new PowerPack for Plant 3D by Graitec.

How Plant 3D Streamlines Piping Design

23 February 2023Architecture and Engineering, AutoCAD, autodesk, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Industrial and Plant, MEP, plant 3dCarol Dunn

Plant 3D features help you manage your workload, make the best use of workers’ time and streamline much of your…

3 Steps for Improving Construction Employee Engagement

22 February 2023Architecture and Engineering, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, PowerPackCarol Dunn

By attracting skilled workers and improving employee engagement so you retain them, you can take an active role in staying…

What You Should Know About Predictive Maintenance

21 February 2023Computational Design, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Software, operational and information technology are intrinsic components to design a predictive maintenance model for manufacturing.

Autodesk Software Survival Kit

18 February 2023All, autodesk, Services & SupportJu

links and blog articles that will help with installation and management of Autodesk software, serial numbers, licenses, upgrades, and new…

The Autodesk Assistant

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If you do not have access to Autodesk Account, the Autodesk Assistant is an option for downloading and installing software…

File Types Used in AutoCAD Electrical

16 February 2023AutoCAD, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, Fabrication, MEPTodd Schmoock

File types in AutoCAD Electrical toolset, with design features that can boost your productivity by up to 95%.

4 Ways MEP Prefabrication Improves a Project’s Success

14 February 2023Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, Fabrication, HVAC, Mechanical, Plumbing, RevitCarol Dunn

with MEP prefabrication, virtual 3D BIM models help maximize construction processes and coordination to improve a project's success

4 Benefits of Microfactories

9 February 2023Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

Microfactories enable production for individuals and small businesses and could have significant impact on the future manufacturing landscape

Are You on a Quest for a BIM Manager?

8 February 2023Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, Revit, Services & SupportCarol Dunn

companies can find a logical way to compromise between budget and the need for a BIM manager by outsourcing their…

Mitigating Uncertainty in Infrastructure Projects

7 February 2023Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

use of design-build processes using BIM with Revit could provide one way to deal with the uncertainties around infrastructure construction.

Sustainable Living Development: One River North in Denver

2 February 2023Architecture and Engineering, Connected Construction, Construction, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

One River North Residences building was designed to connect people to nature and blend the natural world into the urban…

How Digital Innovation Helped Rebuild Sanibel Causeway

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teams worked around the clock with technology in a disaster situation to repair Sanibel Causeway in only 15 days

7 Sustainable Cities and the Construction Industry Behind Them

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With sustainable materials, methods, the construction industry is making steady progress in enabling cities to reduce their carbon footprint

Using Vault Data Standard for Organizing Your Data

25 January 2023autodesk, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, VaultCarol Dunn

a company data standard allows administrators to customize dialogs that enforce a standardized workflow for entering Autodesk Vault data

How to Assess Embodied Carbon in Revit

24 January 2023Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Revit, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

to address embodied carbon in construction, consider using EC3 and tallyCAT to help compare and specify materials that have low…

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actual data management statistics reported by Benson Industries after the company adopted Autodesk Vault collaboration tools.

How to Empower Your Design Team

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Designed for businesses and aimed at users, Graitec PowerPacks put performance, automation, and capability in the hands of design teams