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9 Things to Consider When Implementing a New Office Communication Tool

Communication – It would be an understatement to call this an essential component in creating successful project outcomes. Communication is at the core of every business function across all industries. For AEC professionals, it ensures that internal teams are cohesive with their efforts, it’s critical for external collaboration with consultants and other project contributors, and…

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Scanning for Opportunities: Three Ways Laser Scanners Give Architects a Digital Advantage

3D laser scanning has come a long way in the construction space in size, accuracy, and cost. From handheld portable devices to professional-grade tripod units, the technology is capable of gathering millions of points in seconds from a great distance. It’s that versatility that makes the 3D laser scanner an invaluable tool across an architect’s…

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Why You Should Incorporate Scanning into Your BIM Workflows

Laser scanning made its debut in the construction world in the 1990s. While it has been proven to have multiple benefits, those who end the laser scanning process after viewing the point cloud do not reap the total value of their efforts. With scan-to-BIM technology, laser scanning leaped in terms of usefulness and value. While…

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Four Ways Construction Technology Can Help Firms Recover Now and Secure the Future

As firms pivot from the global health crisis, BIM technology enhances prefab and modular design, remote work, job site safety, and productivity. As companies look for ways to keep workers safe and keep production moving, a growing number are shifting to prefabrication and modular workflows. Doing more work off-site allows fewer people to be on-site…

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The Labor Shortage in Construction: Concrete Steps Employers Can Take to Attract Workers

The construction industry’s labor shortage is ongoing because most general contractors have difficulty filling open positions with skilled resources. As a result, projects are delayed or placed on hold, which impacts construction productivity. High material costs and long delays, plus COVID-19 issues, have only exacerbated the labor issues in which the industry has been plagued….

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Optimizing the Construction Workforce

Technology in today’s construction provides a wide variety of solutions for obstacles plaguing owners, general contractors, and projects overall. While headaches such as high material costs, labor shortages, and project cost inflation are not new, the technology readily available provides new insight into how these challenges may be approached. Autodesk Construction Cloud™ attacks these obstacles…

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U.S. CAD AEC Expert – Andrell Laniewicz

Interview with Andrell Laniewicz, Senior Technical Specialist How long have you been with U.S CAD and what is your role? I am about to enter my third year here! I am currently a Senior Technical Specialist – meaning I help clients related to software areas I am skilled in. Do you own pets? If so,…

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5 activities proven to help your engineering firm grow & increase productivity

In our 20+ years of experience with helping firms achieve more, we have identified the 5 most common activities that increase productivity and efficiency. Use technology as a competitive advantage – The Autodesk AEC Collection helps your business win more work by: Providing you access to visualization, design, and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) tools. Improving…

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The Case for MSUITE: Fabrication of the Future

Modular construction projects require a new way of creating and managing the fabrication process but often demand a change in how the fabrication shop is set up. This had business owners searching for the best solution with a company that would collaborate with them to ensure success. Enter MSUITE! The ultimate result of many hours…

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Cloud Solutions and the AEC Benefits

The transformative change that many had to undertake due to the COVID-19 Pandemic has spurred many organizations into adopting cloud solutions and strategies to meet the needs of their organizations. Some organizations had already put some solutions in place before everything being shut down, allowing them to empower their employees to be productive working remotely….

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