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Virtual Cloud Workstation: Design & Build Anytime, Anywhere
Wednesday, March 24 @ 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM pST
Discover the benefits of the U.S. CAD Cloud Workstation™, a Virtual Desktop Infrastructure solution. Go in-depth and learn how to manage your machines with more ease, enhance productivity, workflows, and collaboration, fortify security, and lower IT costs. Empower your team with productivity and a competitive edge, as well as practice financial responsibility.
• Cost benefits of using a U.S. CAD Cloud Workstation vs. traditional solutions
• Workflow expectations for the user experience.
• Security enhancements and management using the Microsoft® Azure™ platform
• Flexibility from set up to maintenance.
Model Coordination: The Underutilized Solution You Should be Using
THURSDAY, MARCH 25 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM PdT
Autodesk has changed licensing for their Cloud Solutions; with the release of their new Unified Platform, the Autodesk Construction Cloud has fully arrived. Now BIM 360 Design Collaboration licenses have been converted to Autodesk BIM Collaborate Pro licenses, you now have a new solution to utilize, at no additional cost: Model Coordination.
You may be wondering how this tool works and the best way to manage its workflows. Join U.S. CAD for a live webinar to learn about this versatile program that you now have access to, as well as where it ties into other areas of the ACC and your AEC Collection. Furthermore, we’ll talk a bit about the new platform changes and what some of those changes mean for your current workflows.
• What’s included in the Autodesk BIM Collaborate Pro license
• How to work with the Model Coordination tool
• The ability to discuss how to connect workflows within the Autodesk Construction Cloud and BIM 360 when using Model Coordination
•How Model Coordination works with Issues to connect to Revit and Navisworks Manage
Take advantage of this underutilized, complimentary tool in your ACC subscription – register today.
Why Virtual Cloud Workstations for AEC Engineers
TUESDAY, April 6 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM PdT
U.S.CAD Cloud Workstations provides your company a turnkey VDI solution managed & supported by U.S. CAD & SaaS Plaza. In this session, we will be providing an overview of a virtualized desktop & applications experience that is tailored and unique for your employees. With the ever-changing IT environment that is civil infrastructure, our U.S. CAD Workstations can easily scale to meet business demands, expand connectivity across users & regions remotely. Join us & learn how your company can benefit.
• An overview and demonstration of U.S. CAD’s Cloud Workstations solution.
• IT benefits like management, scalability, security, and application deployment.
• Benefits for remote users in a work from home environment.
• Comparison with other VDI solutions
About the presenter
Brian Smith brings many years of IT experience to the U.S. CAD team, specifically in the areas of network administration, data management, security, and implementation.
In his current role, Mr. Smith acts as the key point of contact for various cloud services such as Panzura, BIM 360, Office 365, and U.S.CAD Cloud Workstations. He is skilled at interacting with all levels of personnel within an organization and is able to address client concerns quickly, accurately, and efficiently. Mr. Smith helps clients with consulting, configuration, and deployment of cloud services to meet their current and future IT needs.
Improve Your Design Review Process with Bluebeam Revu
TUESDAY, June 1 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM PdT
This presentation will focus on increasing your efficiency by using Bluebeam Revu. We will show you how to apply best in class markup tools. Including making your own custom tools. The ability to track everyone’s markups and keep tabs on project progress while auditing what changes are being made to each revision. Significantly cut down the hours spent on the design review process by leveraging both the power of Bluebeam Revu and Revu’s integrated cloud-based solution, Bluebeam Studio, for real-time collaboration. There are no limits to what you can achieve with Bluebeam solutions.
• Redline PDFs with customizable clouds, callouts, CAD symbols and more, and save custom annotations including images, in the Tool Chest for easy reuse.
• Keep tabs on project progress while auditing what changes are being made to each revision by understanding what has changed.
• How to measure the pdf and assign a different vertical scale for profile sheet reviews
• How to easily measure organic shapes to get meaningful results
About the presenter
Ken Phelps is a Sr. Technical Specialist at U.S. CAD and a Bluebeam Certified Instructor and Consultant. He has been helping customers implement design and design review technology for over 20 years. Ken has been a highly rated presenter at the Bluebeam Extreme Conference for the last 3 years.
Infrastructure Tuesday: Civil 3D for Surveyors Part 2 - Creating Templates
TUESDAY, July 6 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM PdT
All successful projects start with a solid foundation. Project template files in this case, when speaking of a solid foundation. Let us spend a few minutes together and review the importance of and how to create a solid template file.
· Efficiency starts with a solid template
· Key items to standardize
· Where and what to start with
· Maintaining our template files
About the presenter
Michael Gaines brings 18 plus years of experience in drafting/design, graphical related work to his role at U.S. CAD. His experience includes drafting, design, and graphical representation on a wide variety of Civil, Planning, Surveying, and Construction Management projects for both the public and private sectors. Mr. Gaines’s humble demeaner and experience in the office and field have provided him with the knowledge and expertise to successfully lead and manage his teams and organizations. His leadership style has proven to be an honest and encouraging approach to mentoring and training which has provided consistent and positive repeatable results.
Infrastructure Tuesday: Labeling project data using Property Sets in Civil 3D
TUESDAY, August 3 @ 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM PdT
In this session we will look at Property Sets in Civil 3D. We will review and discuss how to configure and managed the Property Sets and the custom data properties. We will then step through the process of adding the Property Set properties to Civil 3D labels. Next, we will add the Property Set to the object and populate the custom information values. Finally, we will label the objects to display the entered custom information.
· What are Property Sets and why you should use them
· How to configure Property Sets.
· How to configure a Civil 3D label to use Property Sets.
· How to add the Property Set to the data and populate the custom information.
· Share Property Sets using the companies template.
About the presenter
Doug Benoit brings over 25 years of civil engineering experience to the technical team at U.S. CAD. His previous experience includes 13 years gathering real-world experience as a design/project engineer at a consulting firm in St. Paul, Minn. Mr. Benoit’s current responsibilities include training, mentoring, content creation, writing technical guides and technical support.
Due to ongoing restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic,there are no live, in-person events are scheduled at this time.
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