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7 Critical Aspects of Integrating Fabrication and Manufacturing

23 May 2024Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

the challenge lies in seamlessly blending the flexibility of fabrication with the precision and economy of materials and labor found…

The Vital Role of Ongoing FEM Software Development and Support for Structural Engineers

22 May 2024Digital Transformation, Structural designLukas

The continuous development of FEM/FEA software, coupled with robust support from providers, plays a critical role in advancing the field…

Industry 4.0 . . . 5 Signs of Smart Construction Manufacturing

15 May 2024Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, OffsiteCarol Dunn

Industry 4.0 involves the integration of intelligent digital technologies into manufacturing and industrial processes for smart, more efficient responsiveness in…

Construction Cost Management: Five Critical Steps for Success

9 May 2024Autodesk Construction Cloud, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

there are five critical steps to ensure seamless integration and effective utilization of construction cost management tools

6 Keys to Achieving Balance Between Technology and Tradition

8 May 2024Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

As industry players navigate the changing amalgamations of traditional methods and transformative approaches, it is important to achieve a workable…

“Worms and radar and drones, OH MY!” Innovative solutions to modernize the US power grid

24 April 2024Digital Transformation, Electrical, InfrastructureCarol Dunn

By migrating power grid lines underground, the potential for service interruptions during storms can be significantly diminished, while simultaneously mitigating…

ESG: Transforming Manufacturing for a Sustainable Future

23 April 2024Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

In the realm of modern business, the ethos of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), a movement which took root in the…

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…

System Requirements for Plant 3D 2025

11 April 2024Digital Transformation, Industrial and Plant, plant 3dKaleb Flowers

hardware and operating system required to run AutoCAD Plant 3D 2025 software, as recommended by Applied Software, GRAITEC Group

Get a handle on cost management so you can go home on time

10 April 2024Build, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

It seems like a dream-come-true to maintain an up-to-date view of the financial health of each project the company is…

4 Pivotal Ways AI is Revolutionizing Construction

2 April 2024AI, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

While there is apprehension regarding risks, and uncertainties persist, AI offers tangible benefits that have the potential to revolutionize every…

A/B Jetty Project – 3D Modeling and Collaboration in Marine Construction

28 March 2024BIM, Collaboration, Construction, Digital Transformation, Structural designCarol Dunn

creativity plus meticulous planning were needed for successful construction in the unforgiving marine environment. Cutting edge technologies, including 3D modeling…

5 Key Considerations for Optimizing Manufacturing Workflows

27 March 2024Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Achieving the goal of manufacturing optimization demands a wide ranging approach, considering a number of factors that contribute to seamless…

Building the Future: Attracting Young Workers to Construction

26 March 2024Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

with demand for skilled labor consistently outpacing the available workforce. However, amidst this challenge, there's a beacon of hope emerging…

Preconstruction: 10 Keys to Unifying Project Players

21 March 2024Construction, Digital Transformation, Project CollaborationCarol Dunn

the preconstruction phase emerges as the cornerstone. Its fundamental purpose is to lay the foundation for the development of designs,…

Unlocking Manufacturing Excellence: The Power of Design and Make

7 March 2024Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

The Autodesk Design and Make Platform promises to be a game-changer for manufacturers, offering integrated cloud-connected software solutions that seamlessly…

VIDEO: Reliable Cost Management Tips for Less Risk on Projects

6 March 2024Build, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Cost management can automate workflows, eliminate information silos and connect data across your company’s tech stack.

5 Tips on Harnessing Artificial Intelligence in Sustainable Construction

5 March 2024AI, Construction, Data, Digital Transformation, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

Meeting targets for productivity and sustainable construction is a growing challenge, and harnessing AI emerges as a way to leverage…

5 Ways Modular Construction Advances Sustainability

9 February 2024Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Offsite, 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…

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

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.

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

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.

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.…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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 Ways Prodsmart Can Help Optimize Manufacturing Production

3 May 2023Data, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

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

4 Ways PDM Can Help Bring Products to Market Faster

27 April 2023Collaboration, Data, Digital Transformation, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Autodesk Fusion Manage Extension connects people, processes and data to get products to market faster.

Tech Tips: Replicating Elements with Advance Design

25 April 2023Advance Design, BIM, Digital Transformation, Services & SupportMateusz Matłosz

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…

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.

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…

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.

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.

How Digital Innovation Helped Rebuild Sanibel Causeway

1 February 2023Collaboration, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

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

31 January 2023Construction, Digital Transformation, Sustainability, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

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…

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.

How to Empower Your Design Team

18 January 2023Architecture and Engineering, Design, Digital Transformation, PowerPack, RevitDiana Ramirez

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

Why the Future Will Require Buildings as Products

12 January 2023Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, Offsite, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

Manufacturing techniques used in construction can improve efficiency, help build at scale, improve quality, and reduce costs.

4 Things You Need for a More Efficient Prefab Shop

11 January 2023Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, Fabrication, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Offsite, PlumbingCarol Dunn

Improving the operation of your prefab shop is easier with communication and staying informed on competitive procedures, technology and tools

4 Ways A.I. Is at the Heart of Construction Progress

5 January 2023AI, Architecture and Engineering, Computational Design, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already reshaping the way buildings are designed, built and operated and delivering advantages to construction

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 -…

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.

MEP’s Role in the Move Toward Industrialized Construction

7 December 2022Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, Fabrication, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Offsite, PlumbingCarol Dunn

MEP trades play a key role in the industry’s Industrialized Construction journey; they have the data needed for standardizing components.

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

15 BIM Tips: Avoiding Model Corruption & Optimizing File Sizes

29 November 2022Architecture and Engineering, BIM, Digital Transformation, MEP, RevitCarol Dunn

15 BIM tips for avoiding model corruption and optimizing file sizes so you can have lean, clean, accurate models.

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…

25 Things Users Love About Modeling with Plant 3D

10 November 2022AutoCAD, Digital Transformation, Industrial and Plant, plant 3dCarol Dunn

One of the primary reasons companies switch to AutoCAD Plant 3D modeling software is to make the modeling process more…

How to Improve Your Factory Throughput

9 November 2022Digital Transformation, Inventor, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

Before you redesign your existing factory, you can get insight into your proposed changes by employing simple workflows

How Modular Can Make Urban Construction More Sustainable

8 November 2022Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Manufacturing, Offsite, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

By using materials more efficiently and reducing waste, modular construction can make urban housing more attainable and more sustainable.

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.

Two Big Challenges MEP Contractors Face

2 November 2022Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, MEPCarol Dunn

Every company will eventually face these challenges, if they haven’t already: data overload and adopting construction technology

What You Should Know About Enterprise Cloud Storage

1 November 2022Digital Transformation, Panzura, UncategorizedDiana Ramirez

as your business grows so does your data. Cloud storage gives enterprises flexibility, access, memory, and data storage.

3 Ways to Avoid Waste in Your MEP Fabrication

31 October 2022Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, MEPCarol Dunn

increasing efficiency is easier when you use tools designed to improve consistency: 3 ways to avoid waste in your MEP…

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

How ICT Can Enable Sustainability

20 October 2022Digital Transformation, SustainabilityCarol Dunn

The advancement of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has the potential to reduce waste and promote sustainability.

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.

GCs: 4 Steps To Take When Everything Flows Downhill to You

17 October 2022Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

When GCs use Autodesk Construction Solutions like Autodesk Build for project management, the buck, the schedule and the issues won’t…

What You Need to Know About Bluebeam’s New SaaS Model

13 October 2022Bluebeam, Digital Transformation, Services & Support, UncategorizedDiana Ramirez

How the September 2022 Bluebeam announcement about moving to a cloud-centric Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model affects you.

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.

NEWS: Bluebeam Cloud and Subscription Plans

7 October 2022Architecture and Engineering, Bluebeam, Construction, Digital TransformationDiana Ramirez

Bluebeam Cloud and Bluebeam Desktop Revu are being bundled and offered together as subscription plans for the first time.

Calculating ROI for Computational Design

4 October 2022Architecture and Engineering, Computational Design, Digital Transformation, IT Services, Services & SupportCarol Dunn

Explanation of how computational design can automate the repetitious task of room layouts of a building on plan views and…

10 Ways to Protect Yourself from Ransomware

3 October 2022Architecture and Engineering, Civil 3D, Digital Transformation, IT Services, Panzura, RevitCarol Dunn

You can boost your resilience to ransomware and other malware in ten ways, all of which can be achieved by…

7 Essential Benefits You Should Look For in Construction Software

30 September 2022Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

By focusing on 7 essential benefits, you can choose construction software for better workflows, greater productivity and better insights.

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.

Smart Cities with Advanced ICT

28 September 2022Architecture and Engineering, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

The ongoing development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) has the potential to transform our personal and work lives.

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.

5 Benefits of a Digital Factory

21 September 2022Digital Transformation, Fabrication, ManufacturingCarol Dunn

While any progress in going digital helps, five noteworthy benefits arise from having access to the connected data of a…

How Reuse of Materials Helps with Sustainable Construction

20 September 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Water/WastewaterCarol Dunn

Reusing materials that would otherwise go to waste is a meaningful alternative to traditional methods of sourcing building materials.

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.

VIDEO: Green Roofs, Blue Roofs and a Sustainable Water Future

14 September 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Water/WastewaterCarol Dunn

As pressure from planning departments progressively focuses on sustainable design, the use of blue and green roofs is increasing.

BIM and Digital Measurement for MEP

13 September 2022Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, Mechanical, MEP, Navisworks, Plumbing, RevitCarol Dunn

Even with different workflows, every MEP company can benefit from the BIM construction precision that results from digital measurement.

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…

Construction Sustainability Begins with Design

6 September 2022Architecture and Engineering, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

When it comes to building a sustainable future, the technology is already available to design and build structures in a…

3 Best Uses for IoT Sensors in Construction

5 September 2022Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Connectivity of IoT devices with cloud-based applications, like Autodesk Construction Cloud, can help unite, analyze and manage jobsite data.

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.

How One Firm Built Success with a Cloud-First Focus

31 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, AutoCAD, Digital Transformation, IT Services, Panzura, RevitDiana Ramirez

When businesses face rapid change, by being cloud-first focused, they can lay a strong foundation for success.

4 Ways Norway is Achieving Green Construction

30 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

With strong government demand for construction and an abundance of raw materials, Norway is setting the bar high for green…

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.

Combining BIM and BEM in Design

23 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, RevitCarol Dunn

Due to public interest in energy conservation, BIM platforms are increasingly integrating building energy modeling (BEM) in building design.

4 Steps to a Better RFI Workflow

19 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, Autodesk Construction Cloud, Connected Construction, Construction, Digital Transformation, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Each RFI needs to be answered, and anything that could potentially result in a change order needs to be handled…

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.

9 Steps to Creating Fabrication Content

12 August 2022Digital Transformation, Electrical, Fabrication, HVAC, Mechanical, MEP, Plumbing, RevitCarol Dunn

9 steps to creating content for Fabrication ESTmep, CADmep and CAMduct to estimate, detail & fabricate better MEP parts, components,…

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.

What You Need to Know About PowerPack for Revit

8 August 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, RevitCarol Dunn

PowerPack for Revit is an everyday tool for users and BIM managers designed to save users time and money by…

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.

Sustainable Design in Action

20 July 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Sustainability, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

In the AEC industry, it can be argued that the design stage is the most instrumental when it comes to…

5 Trends in Industrialized Construction

15 July 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Fabrication, Offsite, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

With industrialized construction, companies benefit from scalability, enhanced productivity, higher quality, reduced labor costs, fewer delays.

How You Can Bring Your PDFs to Life with 360° Photography

7 July 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital TransformationDiana Ramirez

There is value in depicting conditions using photos, snapshots in time; the value increases when that is a 360° photograph…

5 Bidding Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

30 June 2022Construction, Digital TransformationCarol Dunn

Even for a small project, bid proposals can be complicated. Here are five bidding mistakes and how you can avoid…

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.

The Quandary of Patenting A.I. Inventions

24 June 2022Architecture and Engineering, Computational Design, Construction, Digital Transformation, Manufacturing, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

The creative output of artificial intelligence (A.I.) systems is becoming a quandary for patent laws around the world.

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.

AEC Collaboration: Building A Stronger Industry Together

16 June 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital TransformationDiana Ramirez

The gap between general contractors and architects needs to be bridged for more efficient projects with better collaboration and technology.

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…

Finding Your ROI During BIM Adoption

6 June 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, MEP, Revit, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

To find your ROI during BIM adoption look for benefits including financial, efficiencies, competitive advantage, and intangibles.

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 Construction is Becoming More Sustainable

26 May 2022Architecture and Engineering, Construction, Digital Transformation, Electrical, Mechanical, MEP, Plumbing, Sustainability, UncategorizedCarol Dunn

Despite the many challenges that face construction companies, there has been widespread adoption of sustainable practices around the world.

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…