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5 Easy Bluebeam Workflows You Should Learn, Part 2

Updated on March 15, 2017, Author: , Category: Blog, Tags: , , No Comments

In Part 1 of this blog post series, we shared three Bluebeam workflows for dealing with RFIs, Measurements and Estimations, and Submittals. In this post, we’re concluding with two collaboration workflows every Bluebeam user should know about. Workflow #4: Share and Collaborate with 3D PDFs. 3D PDFs allow your team…

5 Easy Bluebeam Workflows You Should Learn, Part 1

Updated on March 9, 2017, Author: , Category: Blog, Tags: , , No Comments

Whether you’re a master at using Bluebeam’s array of PDF tools or a beginner who’s just getting started, you’re likely creating new workflows now that you have power of paperless documentation and online collaboration. In this two-part blog series, we’re sharing five standard workflows that all Bluebeam users should add to…

3 Things Your Competitors Can Teach You About BIM Training

Updated on March 8, 2017, Author: , Category: Blog, Tags: , , No Comments

Training and professional development are some of the most important investments that companies and individuals make. For professionals in the AEC industries, rapid advancements in technology and trends makes it even more important to stay current. From augmented and virtual reality to new job site wearables, the industry and the technologies that support…

Moving from AutoCAD to Revit, It’s All About the Setup

Updated on January 27, 2017, Author: , Category: Blog, Tags: ,, , No Comments

If you’re a company or team that still uses AutoCAD for the majority of your design work, then the sermon of how much “better” Revit is than AutoCAD is a tired one. While many building design firms have decided to transition from AutoCAD to Revit, there are still many who use both…

How to Win More Civil Projects with InfraWorks 360, from CADLearning’s Heidi Boutwell

Updated on January 18, 2017, Author: , Category: Blog, Tags: ,,,, , No Comments

Successfully winning a civil project can be influenced by your client relationship, team’s industry experience, and project budget. However, in some cases, you can tip the scales in your favor by providing the client with something they have yet to see: what their project will actually look like in a…

3 Benefits of Using Drones for Construction Projects

Updated on January 17, 2017, Author: , Category: Blog, Tags: ,,,,, , No Comments

Drones provide many benefits for the AEC industry. One area that has seen much commercial success with drones is construction. Construction projects have historically been complex, time-consuming, and resource-intensive. That’s why many builders and teams are looking to drones to address some of these industry challenges. Here are 3 key benefits to…

Announcing the New BIM Workshops, hosted by U.S. CAD

Updated on January 5, 2017, Author: , Category: Blog, Tags: ,,,,, , No Comments

U.S. CAD is pleased to announce a new format for our popular conference series, the BIM Workshops. We’ve gathered a lot of feedback during the last few years about how we can improve the events. That’s why we’ve decided to make a big change to the BIM Workshops in 2017. Starting…

Our 2016 Year-End Highlights

Updated on December 19, 2016, Author: , Category: Blog, Tags: ,,,,,, , No Comments

This past year has been momentous for U.S. CAD in many ways. From new additions to our team to an expanded service offerings to the completion of a multi-city conference series, 2016 was a year to remember. So, we thought it would be fun to take a look back at…