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Four Ways Cloud Technology in Construction Can Help Firms Find and Retain New Talent

The Great Resignation: Four Ways Cloud Technology In Construction Can Help Firms Find and Retain New Talent

Worried about hiring more staff in 2022? Get in line. But don’t fret. Cloud technology in construction can do more than just help firms win and complete projects. It can also elevate your brand above the competition so you can recruit and retain the talent you need to get the job done. According to the…

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U.S. CAD Launches Construction Cosmos, a New Online Resource Aimed at Helping Construction Professionals Leverage Technology by Addressing Key Issues

U.S. CAD, a leading AEC technology and consulting firm, and Autodesk Construction Specialized Partner, today announced it has launched a new online resource, Construction Cosmos, aimed at helping construction organizations leverage technology by addressing issues that affect workflows, project teams, and data. “Keeping up with technological innovations and best practices while a value-add can be…

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Construction Technology

Leap into 2022 with Construction Technology: Five Factors to Consider for a Smoother Landing.

Are you ready for the new year? Ready or not, it’s here, and it’s guaranteed to be fast-paced and dynamic in the world of construction technology. If you’ve been hesitant to switch to new technology, this is the year to make a move finally. Not only because it improves project outcomes in all stages from…

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How a Minneapolis Construction Firm Moves to Adopt AEC Technology Strategically

While the AEC industry was a slow adopter initially, innovative firms adopt AEC technology more strategically. Popular solutions are seen as dynamic elements that are key to economic survival. Many construction firms are adopting technology to improve communication and streamline processes. By using the cloud, construction firms can connect their various departments and improve their…

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The Top 3 Ways Autodesk Build Benefits Architects

Even with more collaborative procurement methods and digital data, the lifecycle project workflow is still largely fragmented. It’s a familiar spider web workflow that gives rise to data silos, redundant systems, and manual/duplicate data entries as data moves to and from design professionals, project managers, estimators, and engineers as well as owners and facility managers….

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Department of Transportation Webinars

2021 Department of Transportation Webinars: Highways, Bridges & Structures

Newly released Department of Transportation Webinars hosted by Autodesk & U.S. CAD are now available. Each of these webinars are exclusive releases to help guide and prepare civil engineers working on projects with a focus in Highways, Bridges, Structures, Traffic Engineering. If you’re interested in watching the presentations or sharing it with any of your…

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Montana DOT Partners with U.S. CAD

Montana Department of Transportation Transitions to Autodesk Infrastructure Design Solutions Partnering with U.S. CAD for Deployment and Implementation

Adopting Autodesk’s Best-in-class Solutions Paired with U.S. CAD’s Expert Guidance for Professional Services is a Key Part of State’s Digital Delivery Initiative IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2021 – U.S. CAD, a leading AEC technology and consulting firm, and Autodesk Platinum Partner, today announced it will provide deployment and implementation services as part of the Montana…

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The Building Blocks for Effective Corridor Assemblies in Civil 3D

The term corridor is pretty familiar to Civil 3D users—and its purpose is powerful. Basically, a corridor is a 3D representation of a path. A corridor can be any linear feature such as a road, harbor channel, railway line, or pipeline right of way, etc. Every corridor combines an alignment, a profile, and assemblies to…

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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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