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System Requirements for Autodesk Revit 2025 Products

16 April 2024Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Digital Transformation, MEP, RevitCarol Dunn

List of system requirements for using Autodesk Revit 2025 and Revit LT 2025, entry level and performance level, plus Cloud…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.

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, RevitCD

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

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.

Guidelines For Your Digital Factory

8 March 2023autodesk, Digital Transformation, Inventor, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

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…

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

17 February 2023All, autodesk, Services & SupportJu

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%.

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.

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 Speed Up Your Manufacturing Processes by 50%

19 January 2023autodesk, Collaboration, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, VaultCarol Dunn

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

4 Ways Digitalization Will Transform Your Manufacturing Processes

3 January 2023autodesk, BIM, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, RevitCarol Dunn

take your manufacturing business to the next level by fully integrating all your data and processes into one model -…

Creating an Autodesk Product Deployment from Within Autodesk Account

28 December 2022All, autodesk, Services & Support, UncategorizedDeni Cox

we can now include multiple products in a single deployment, which eliminates the need to babysit the installation process on…

Vault for Manufacturing – Creating Categories and Rules

12 December 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, VaultCarol Dunn

Create categories and the rules unique to your company in Vault for enhanced manufacturing automation and security.

5 Ways to Quickly Iterate Revit Design Ideas with Twinmotion

1 December 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

Use Twinmotion tools to explore more options faster: real-time design, high-quality assets, stories, seamless integration, exporting, sharing

7 Ways Contractors Can Avoid Construction Claims

22 November 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Construction companies need to move toward digitalization; teams need to keep up with the latest technology to avoid construction claims.

System Requirements for Autodesk Revit 2023

21 November 2022All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Digital Transformation, MEP, RevitEric Daniel

List of system requirements for using Autodesk Revit 2023 and Revit LT 2023, entry level and performance level, plus Citrix,…

Features to Speed Up Manufacturing Design Workflows in Inventor 2023

17 November 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, Inventor, Manufacturing, RevitCarol Dunn

Inventor 2023 connects you to the Autodesk cloud and includes improvements to performance, automation and core modeling workflows.

Avoiding Disasters & 4 Other Things to Love About Vault

15 November 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, VaultCarol Dunn

If you are already using Vault in your digital workflow, the next step is to take a look at your…

The Importance of Numbering in Refurbishing Big Ben Clock Tower

11 November 2022Architecture and Engineering, AutoCAD, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Each component was numbered, and the numbering process was made immensely more manageable using the Numbering Tool in PowerPack for…

A Better Kind of Breakdown . . . with BIM Collaborate

3 November 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

By breaking down models into constituent parts, teams can focus on specific information to solve their issues with fewer distractions.

11 Ways to Better BIM Workflows Using a Unified Platform

28 October 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, BIM, Connected Construction, Construction, RevitCarol Dunn

Unified Platform is a common data environment that can maximize collaboration, provide data-driven insights and help build better projects

How to Adapt Your 2D Skills to BIM-Based Projects

26 October 2022Architecture and Engineering, AutoCAD, autodesk, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

a 3D model-based process involves new workflows and a new mindset, including embracing parametric design, sharing information & collaborating

4 Ways Connected BIM Is Important to AEC

19 October 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

Connected BIM integrates siloed AEC BIM data with other sources for improved collaboration, accessibility, control, and digitization.

NIBS Initiative Working Toward National BIM Standard in US

10 October 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

A national BIM standard would help the construction industry achieve a new level of industrial efficiency through digitalization.

12 Manufacturing Tasks You Can Do Better with Vault

29 September 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, Inventor, Manufacturing, Revit, VaultCarol Dunn

For better manufacturing collaboration, data management, change orders, product insights, workflows & security, Vault can be your go-to tool.

3 Roles of BIM in Prefabrication

26 September 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, BIM 360, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Mechanical, MEP, Navisworks, OffsiteCarol Dunn

The 3 roles of BIM in prefabrication include better collaboration, time and money savings, and safety and comfort.

3 New Autodesk Construction Solution Initiatives to Reduce Risk

15 September 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

Autodesk recently announced 3 partnership initiatives that can help construction companies address and better manage risk on their projects.

Radical Versions of Transportation with Autodesk Fusion

12 September 2022autodesk, Computational Design, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Generative design using Autodesk Fusion enables companies to streamline and accelerate the process of developing designs from ideas to production.

Autodesk Water Operations Customer Story: Storm/Sewer/Flood

8 September 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, Innovyze, Water/WastewaterCarol Dunn

SFPUC used Autodesk Water Operations InfoWorks ICM to develop a hydraulic model capable of handling the city’s massive and complex…

iLogic Video: Create and Mirror Blade

2 September 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, Inventor, ManufacturingJason Hunt

Video demonstrating the steps for creating and mirroring a blade using the iLogic component of Autodesk Inventor.

Why BIM is Better than 2D for Concrete Design

24 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, RevitCarol Dunn

Companies are discovering that issues around finances, accuracy, speed, and information management can be addressed by using BIM processes.

4 Reasons to Use iLogic

22 August 2022autodesk, Inventor, UncategorizedJason Hunt

Autodesk Inventor iLogic enables rule-driven design that provides a simple way to capture and reuse your work, standardize and automate.

Why Prefab is Important to Your Business

18 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, Offsite, RevitCarol Dunn

The forces advancing the adoption of prefabrication are occurring worldwide including increased demand for buildings and the labor shortage.

Using Revit Analysis Tools for Sustainable Design

16 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

Revit models contain the data needed to perform early stage energy analysis, as well as later stage analysis for lighting.

Nothing Wishy-Washy About Autodesk Water Infrastructure

11 August 2022autodesk, Civil 3D, Connected Construction, Digital Transformation, Industrial and Plant, PlumbingCarol Dunn

Autodesk Water Infrastructure is water/wet infrastructure software for modeling, simulation, asset performance management, and operational analytics.

5 Steps for Creating a Digital Factory

9 August 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

The digital factory accumulates data from the structure, systems, assets, and processes and provides insights for efficiency and productivity.

Ways to Make Your Project Data the Best Business Data

4 August 2022All, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, BIM 360, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

To ensure project data is the best data for business needs, standardize cost documentation, share information teams need, use project-level…

How to Start Smart in Modular with BIM

1 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Bridging the Gap, Construction, Digital Transformation, Offsite, RevitCarol Dunn

in a process like offsite modular construction, it follows that prefabrication processes and coordination of onsite assembly will be facilitated…

Progress Tracking with Autodesk Build

27 July 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Plumbing, RevitCarol Dunn

Progress Tracking is an Autodesk product currently in beta form that will soon be included in Autodesk Build for every…

Pioneering Products with the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

26 July 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, Inventor, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Using the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection, companies can create models collaboratively and test them using virtual manufacturing.

How a Construction Contract Can Make or Break You

25 July 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Construction, Digital Transformation, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

It’s critical to get out ahead of managing risk on a job, starting with understanding, managing and properly handling contracts.

Autodesk’s Take on the Future of BIM

21 July 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Building information modeling (BIM) is a valuable process that everyone on a project can participate in and make use of.

9 Software Tools for Your Digital Factory

29 June 2022AutoCAD, autodesk, BIM 360, Digital Transformation, Industrial and Plant, Inventor, Manufacturing, MEP, Navisworks, Revit, VaultCarol Dunn

Autodesk has nine products that will make your processes more insightful and efficient when designing and commissioning your digital factory.

Using Autodesk Build for Innovation and Adaptation

27 June 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, BIM 360, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, PlanGridCarol Dunn

Autodesk Build optimizes construction projects by combining the field collaboration tools of PlanGrid with project management capabilities.

Tips for Using Vault in Digital Prototyping

22 June 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, Industrial and Plant, Manufacturing, VaultCarol Dunn

Tips for using Autodesk Vault to alleviate challenges of digital prototyping and eliminate the tedium of team-based design.

How to Structure a BIM Workflow Optimization

15 June 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

BIM is an initiative that includes tools, processes and people. This article describes the way a BIM workflow optimization might…

How To: Generative Design with Revit

9 June 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Computational Design, RevitCarol Dunn

Using Generative Design in Revit, leverage Dynamo graphs to explore outcome-based solutions for designs, execute studies in an iterative way.

You’ve Got Access – Use the Full PD&M Collection

31 May 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

List and descriptions of thirteen integrated software products in the Autodesk Product Design and Manufacturing (PD&M) Collection.

How BIM Interoperability is Affecting AEC Companies

25 May 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, RevitCarol Dunn

BIM has moved forward with platforms like Autodesk Construction Cloud, enabling multiple disciplines and products to interact and share data.

Manufacturing: Your Digital Factory

24 May 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, MEPCarol Dunn

For a digital factory, it’s important to use tools that give you the best chance for efficiency, going from planning…

How to Avoid Construction Delays

23 May 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Avoid construction delays using Build on Autodesk Construction Cloud for planning, priorities, management, communication, and accountability.

Autodesk Construction Cloud Grows with New Integrations

12 May 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, BIM 360, Construction, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Autodesk Construction Cloud is growing and moving construction technology forward, bringing together tools and workflow automations.

End of Activation for Autodesk Versions 2011-2014

29 April 2022autodesk, IT Services, Services & Support, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

As of July 1, 2022, Autodesk will no longer support perpetual license activation for its software versions 2011 to 2014.

The New Autodesk Construction Solution That’s “Automagical”

20 April 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Bridging the Gap, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Autodesk Bridge allows companies with multiple projects on Unified Platform/Autodesk Construction Cloud to share information between them.

The Role of Dynamo in Generative Design

28 March 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Computational Design, Digital Transformation, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Through generative design, Autodesk Dynamo offers powerful opportunities for revamping and automating the design process in digital workflows

How to Answer the Performance Question in Your Manufacturing Process

25 March 2022autodesk, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

When implementing manufacturing process changes, you can benefit from using ProModel to design, simulate and optimize a change in advance.

3 Ways Autodesk Construction Cloud Benefits MEP Contractors

24 March 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Construction, Electrical, Mechanical, MEP, Plumbing, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Autodesk Construction Cloud benefits MEP contractors in tracking workflows, accessing centralized plans in the cloud and connecting teams.

TECH NEWS: Autodesk Build “For the Field” Folder

22 March 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, ConstructionMark Petrucci

Effective 22 March 2022, "For the Field" folder is no longer included in new projects; Project Files folder can now…

Tips for Creating Revit Families

21 March 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Revit content creation should be strictly managed, and when building families, templates rule: Revit families best practices and tips.

Why leading plumbing contractors leverage Autodesk Construction Cloud

8 March 2022autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, Plumbing, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Once a plumbing or pipe-fitting contractor implements a cloud-based software platform, they improve their efficiency, productivity and profit.

Autodesk Premium Plan Available to More Companies

25 February 2022All, autodesk, Services & SupportCarol Dunn

On and after April 13, 2022 Premium Plan upgrades will be available to customers who have ten or more qualifying…

Productization – A Vision for Industrialized Construction

23 February 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, MEP, OffsiteCarol Dunn

The uncertainty that plagues the construction industry can be addressed by bringing manufacturing to the forefront of designing a building.

Keeping up with Autodesk Construction Cloud

16 February 2022All, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Civil 3D, Construction, PlanGrid, plant 3d, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Overview of the products in Autodesk Construction Cloud that connect data, workflows and teams and how they are continually improving.

3 Cutting Edge Trends Changing Manufacturing

10 February 2022All, autodesk, Digital Transformation, Industrial and Plant, Inventor, Manufacturing, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

The Internet of Things, robotics, VR/AR, and connected manufacturing processes are forming the direction of the manufacturing industry.

How to Be a Champion in the Transition to Named Users (TNU)

8 February 2022All, autodesk, Services & Support, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

When you are in charge of migrating your company’s software to a named user model, you can be a champion…

Best Construction Podcasts to Follow in 2022

2 February 2022All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Bridging the Gap, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Top 8 podcasts for construction industry trends and insights - improve your projects, increase business output, enhance your professional life

4 Top Benefits of Cloud-Based Construction Management

28 January 2022Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Cloud-based construction management enables improvements to efficiency, unity, capacity, and security for construction companies.

Combining Autodesk Fusion and Bikes

18 January 2022All, autodesk, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Autodesk Fusion is used to design, engineer and manufacture products; designers can make changes and iterations of a product in…

Single Document Management Solution for the MEP Industry

17 January 2022All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Construction, Electrical, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Plumbing, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Cleveland Electric chose cloud-based Autodesk Build for a single document management solution that is useable and adoptable company wide.

System Requirements for Plant 3D 2022

13 January 2022All, AutoCAD, autodesk, Construction, Industrial and Plant, Mechanical, plant 3d, UncategorizedEric Daniel

Hardware system requirements to run AutoCAD Plant 3D 2022 software as recommended by Autodesk and Applied Software.

System Requirements for Plant 3D 2021

12 January 2022All, AutoCAD, autodesk, Construction, Industrial and Plant, Mechanical, plant 3d, UncategorizedEric Daniel

Hardware system requirements to run AutoCAD Plant 3D 2021 software as recommended by Autodesk and Applied Software.

System Requirements for Autodesk Revit 2022

7 January 2022All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, RevitEric Daniel

List of system requirements for using Autodesk Revit 2022 and Revit LT 2022, entry level and performance level, plus Citrix,…

3 Ways Owners Can Change the Face of Construction

4 January 2022All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

How construction company owners can deal with today's business issues and stay relevant and competitive using Autodesk Construction Cloud.

How One MEP Contractor Saved $75,000 Using Autodesk Build

22 December 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Electrical, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Plumbing, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

How an MEP contractor standardized document and data management with Autodesk Build for better accountability, collaboration and saved $75K.

4 Ways GCs Can Control Construction Costs

21 December 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Four ways general contractors can control construction costs to reduce the risk of exceeding the project budget: causes, tech, cost…

3 Steps for Improving Construction Quality Processes

20 December 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, BIM 360, Construction, Electrical, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, PlumbingCarol Dunn

Three things you can do improve your company’s quality processes: workflows, risk assessment and comparisons.

How BIM Collaborate Pro Benefits the Trades

16 December 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Electrical, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Plumbing, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

How BIM Collaborate Pro helps the entire construction project team, enabling a more cohesive and collaborative BIM project model.

Making Your Project Successful Starting with Estimates and Bids

15 December 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Digital Transformation, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Learn how data-driven technology can give you a competitive advantage, while making your construction methods more successful.

Setting Up a Secondary AutoCAD Electrical Catalog

3 December 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, AutoCAD, autodesk, Construction, Electrical, UncategorizedTodd Schmoock

Two ways to define a secondary catalog in AutoCAD Electrical to search for catalog data and store manufacturer part numbers.

System Requirements for AutoCAD 2021

3 December 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, AutoCAD, autodesk, Civil 3D, Digital Transformation, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Hardware system requirements for Autodesk 2021 versions of AutoCAD including Specialized Toolsets, AutoCAD for Mac, large data sets, Map 3D.

License Errors When Starting Autodesk Software

2 December 2021All, autodesk, Services & Support, UncategorizedDeni Cox

How to fix license errors that occur when starting Autodesk software - failed install of hotfix and/or update.

5 Ways Autodesk Construction Cloud Reduces Owner Risk

30 November 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Construction, Digital Transformation, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Whether your goal is to meet contractual obligations, audit progress, reduce rework, be personally involved in a project, or provide…

Recent Updates to Autodesk BIM Collaborate

22 November 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, BIM 360, Civil 3D, plant 3d, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

New product enhancements to Autodesk BIM Collaborate improve change analysis, streamline access to Revit issues and improve model coordination.

Render process exited with code: 41

30 September 2021All, autodesk, Autodesk SoftwareJason Porter

When signing into your Autodesk account you receive an error message with code: 41

Why Critical Field Decisions Depend on Good Data

27 September 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, DataCarol Dunn

Construction data can range from financial and operations numbers to estimate calculations, project characteristics, and building information and details from…

Autodesk Adds Flex Licensing for Pay-As-You-Go

24 September 2021All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Autodesk Software, Construction, Press ReleaseTodd Weyandt

Applied Software will assist customers who want to take advantage of the new Autodesk Flex licensing model

How BIM 360 Relates to Autodesk Unified Platform

8 September 2021All, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, ConstructionCarol Dunn

Essentially, the BIM 360 caterpillar has turned into the Autodesk Construction Cloud butterfly.

License checkout timeout. What do you want to do?

20 August 2021All, AutoCAD, autodeskJason Porter

When launching AutoCAD 2020 or newer software you receive an error message

BIM Collaborate Pro

9 August 2021All, autodesk, BIMCarol Dunn

BIM Collaborate Pro is the next generation of what BIM 360 Design was and still is.

5 Things You Can Do Better Using Dynamo

3 August 2021All, autodesk, Computational DesignAnthony

As a visual programming application, Dynamo is an extremely powerful tool that enables computational design processes in the building and…

The Promise of Autodesk Construction Cloud

8 July 2021All, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, ConstructionCarol Dunn

The promise of ACC is that it solves the issue of losing touch with the 3D project model, which has…

Autodesk Ending Physical Media

22 June 2021All, autodesk, Autodesk SoftwareCarol Dunn

Autodesk announced that it would be ending the availability of boxed software (CDs, DVDs and USBs) on July 7, 2021.

Buckle up and get ready for Takeoff … Autodesk Takeoff

7 June 2021All, autodesk, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Autodesk Software, RevitMark Petrucci

Autodesk Takeoff allows estimators to perform 2D and 3D quantify takeoffs utilizing the Autodesk Construction Cloud™ (ACC).

Steel Fabrication Models: Autodesk Inventor vs. Advance Steel

3 June 2021Advance Steel, All, AutoCAD, autodesk, InventorCarol Dunn

Applied Software experts Dave Morse and Jason Miles demonstrated the capabilities of and differences between Inventor and Advance Steel using…

6 Reasons to Use Civil 3D Grading Optimization

3 May 2021All, autodesk, Civil 3DCarol Dunn

with the Civil 3D extension “Grading Optimization,” designers can perform grading design based on specific project constraints

DEMO: 5 Exciting New Features in AutoCAD 2022

14 April 2021All, AutoCAD, autodeskJason Porter

AutoCAD 2022: let’s get to the new features that will affect us every day.

Autodesk Docs: Thank you for your purchase…

12 April 2021All, autodesk, DocsMark Petrucci

If you received an email recently from Autodesk thanking you for your purchase of Autodesk Docs – even though you…

Autodesk Awards Applied Software for Outstanding Efforts with Customers

8 April 2021All, autodesk, Press ReleaseTodd Weyandt

Applied Software has received two Autodesk awards for Autodesk partners located in North and South America.

How to Harness Dynamo: Learn from a Real-World Expert

30 March 2021All, autodesk, RevitCarol Dunn

Dynamo from Autodesk enables designers to create visual logic to automate tasks and explore parametric design concepts.

System Requirements for Autodesk Inventor 2021

19 November 2020All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Digital Transformation, Inventor, Manufacturing, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Hardware system requirements for using Autodesk Inventor 2021 software, including complex models, molds and assemblies.

Steps to easily transition to Autodesk Named User Accounts

1 October 2020All, autodesk, Autodesk SoftwareJason Porter

As Autodesk makes the move to the new named user licensing model we are seeing a trend in the most…

System Requirements for Autodesk Civil 3D 2021

17 September 2020All, Architecture and Engineering, AutoCAD, autodesk, Civil 3D, Construction, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Hardware system requirements to run Autodesk Civil 3D 2021 software as recommended by Autodesk and Applied Software.

BIM 360 Asset Management – The Workflow

2 September 2020All, autodesk, BIM 360Michael Reuter

You can manually create your assets one by one using the create button, but we suggest importing a list of…

New View User Management for Autodesk Licenses

13 May 2020All, autodesk, Autodesk SoftwareDeni Cox

It is now imperative that users get added to the company’s Autodesk Account and assigned software before they will be…

Changing Autodesk License Type – Network to Standalone or Standalone to Network

14 April 2020All, autodeskDeni Cox

we get calls regularly about switching license types from network to standalone and from standalone to network. Following are the…

Top Tips for Moving Your Fabrication Database to the Cloud

8 April 2020All, autodesk, FabricationCarol Dunn

By creating a simple workflow using FABsync and Dropbox, you will have a tried and true method that is utilized…

Autodesk Retires Multi-user Subscriptions and Maintenance Plans

25 March 2020All, autodesk, Autodesk SoftwareJason Porter

On August 7, 2020, Autodesk, like most other software as a service (SaaS) companies, is launching new subscription plans that…

Working remotely with Autodesk Software

24 March 2020All, autodesk, Autodesk SoftwareJason Porter

You have a need to work remotely and you need to know process on getting your Autodesk software up and…

Maintenance Software. . .the end is near!

5 September 2019Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, IT ServicesJason Porter

For those of you who have not heard or who have not yet made the move from maintenance plans to…

Autodesk Fabrication: Reduce Workload with Specifications/Pressure Classes – Part 2

28 June 2019All, autodesk, FabricationPatrick Hendricks

There are many benefits in using Autodesk Fabrication software when you take the time to set up your specifications (pressure…

3D Here We Come – Legacy AutoCAD Trade-in

12 June 2019All, AutoCAD, autodeskCarol Dunn

Are there Autodesk software tools that you’ve been tempted to upgrade to, if only you could save some money doing…

Autodesk Legacy Trade-In Promotion

31 May 2019All, autodeskCarol Dunn

Business is good, and the economy is strong. You may be wishing you’d converted a few more Autodesk software licenses…

Jump in! The Upgrade is Fine! Autodesk Vault and Inventor 2020

29 May 2019All, autodeskCarol Dunn

Why it makes more sense for your business to adopt the Autodesk Vault and Inventor 2020 upgrades than waiting and…

3 Dozen Exciting Features in Autodesk 2020 Releases

29 April 2019All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, Construction, Manufacturing, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Find out the new, time-saving features the Autodesk 2020 products have to offer in our blog on the features we're…

Autodesk Revit 2019.2.1 Hotfix

14 March 2019All, Architecture and Engineering, autodeskCarol Dunn

Autodesk recently released a Hotfix for Revit. The build number specified on the help about will be 19.2.10.7. Click here…

Where Do I Find Updates to My Autodesk Software?

7 March 2019All, Architecture and Engineering, autodeskJason Porter

Many times when troubleshooting issues with clients I find that they’re issues could be resolve by simply installing the software…

32-bit Versions of AutoCAD Discontinued

27 February 2019All, Architecture and Engineering, autodeskJason Porter

Autodesk announced this past December that they will be discontinuing the 32-bit version for AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. What does…

Using Your Autodesk Software Away from the Office

23 January 2019All, autodesk, Services & SupportJason Porter

It's seems like lately we are always on the go and there are times when you simply need to work…

10 Misconceptions Your Boss Has About Autodesk

14 November 2018All, autodeskCarol Dunn

Autodesk is the same as AutoCAD? This is so not-so! AutoCAD is a software program that resides on a thumb…

Autodesk Cloud Services. . .What’s the Status?

18 October 2018All, autodeskJason Porter

Most of us now know that Autodesk has many cloud-based services and many of us use them in one form…

What’s New in Autodesk InfraWorks 2019

20 July 2018All, Architecture and Engineering, autodeskCarol Dunn

Tech expert describes 28 new Autodesk InfraWorks 2019 features for better roadway design, ArcGIS connectivity, collaboration, and civil structures.

Update the Autodesk License Manager Quickly and Easily!

21 June 2018All, autodeskJason Porter

How to update the current version of LMTOOLS without having to uninstall the older version. This gets your users up…

Activating Autodesk Entitlement Products

4 June 2018All, autodeskJason Porter

Using screen shots, describes how to get login credentials to activate and run Autodesk products that you’re entitled to as…

Autodesk Software Losing Activation

20 April 2018All, autodesk, Services & SupportJason Porter

Recently we've been receiving a lot of support cases regarding an issue where 2018 or 2019 software just lose their…

Autodesk System Requirements & Graphics Cards

8 February 2018All, autodesk, Services & SupportJason Porter

If you are considering an Autodesk software, you can find a compiled list of the most popular Autodesk software for…

The New Autodesk Virtual Agent

2 February 2018All, autodesk, Services & SupportJason Porter

If you do not have access to Autodesk Account, Autodesk Virtual Agent is an option to downloading and installing software…

Civil 3D Imagery and Surfaces – An Autodesk Solution

18 January 2018All, Architecture and Engineering, autodeskJason Porter

Lately I've had several phone calls regarding bringing aerial imagery and surfaces into Civil 3D.  The big desire is Google…

How to Add Apps & Integrations to your Autodesk Account

15 January 2018All, autodesk, ConstructionMichael Reuter

With the success & rollout of our 360 Sync app that is now on the Autodesk App Store, we’ve been…

Clean Uninstall/Reinstall of Autodesk Products

17 November 2017All, autodesk, Services & SupportJason Porter

There may be times where the only resolution to get your software to install may be to perform a clean…

Who Stole my Autodesk Seek?

2 October 2017All, Architecture and Engineering, autodesk, ConstructionMatt Dillon

Instructions for using the BIMObject add-in instead of Autodesk Seek in Revit 2018 and scenarios to be aware of when…

Applied Software Honored with 2017 Autodesk Platinum Club Award in “New Subscriptions Sold” Category

27 August 2017All, autodesk, Press ReleaseTodd Weyandt

ATLANTA, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Applied Software®, a leading systems integrator to the AEC, construction and manufacturing industries, announced…

Access Inventor From Home Using Autodesk Remot

20 September 2013All, autodesk, ManufacturingDave Morse

Have you found it a little overwhelming trying to figure out what all the benefits are and how exactly, they…

Autodesk License Manager Installation Guide

12 September 2013All, autodesk, IT ServicesJason Porter

To speed up the process I recommend obtaining your license from Autodesk at least a day before you plan the…

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