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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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The Woes of WAN for Civil 3D – RESOLVED

While ISPs and WAN accelerators brought bandwidth, thus accelerating data transfers, these mechanisms didn’t solve the connection issues. The challenge is not the transfer of those files, in essence network latency. The challenge is the number of file operation calls that it takes to open a file over a long distance. For remote and dispersed…

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Civil 3D reference templates: 8 Qs you never thought to ask

Recently, a client asked me a few questions regarding the use of Civil 3D reference templates. While he liked the overall idea and process, he raised some interesting questions. I took some time to get to the bottom of all his questions. Here are some of the answers to questions you may have never thought…

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U.S. CAD Launches InsiteEDU™ for Online Learning of Bluebeam® Software

Company unveils a new educational platform, powered by CADLearning®, for Bluebeam Users helping them access continuous learning on-demand IRVINE, Calif., April 5, 2021 – U.S. CAD, a leading AEC technology and consulting firm, today announced the launch of InsiteEDU. Developed by U.S. CAD in partnership with 4D Technologies – the developer of CADLearning – InsiteEDU is…

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Execute Better Sites with Autodesk FormIt Plug-ins

Autodesk Formit: Planning Sites from DWGs In this post we will walk you through how to import a DWG Site Plan and turn it into a 3D geometry with Autodesk FormIt. Getting the site both accurate and visually appealing can really make a building stand out.  Getting Started  If you’ve tried to bring a DWG site into FormIt to create a Site…

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Webinar Release: Civil 3D Rehab Corridor Tool

Today’s Infrastructure Tuesday’s Webinar features Aaron Powell,  Senior Technical Specialist. Aaron takes us on a deep dive into the Rehab Corridor tool inside Civil 3D 2020 where you discover how to design a rehab project more efficiently than using the “vanilla” corridor tool. what you WILL LEARN: What is the Rehab Corridor Tool within Civil…

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