Integrated engineering with Autodesk: How engineering firms are working smarter to achieve better business outcomes

Integrated engineering with Autodesk: How engineering firms are working smarter to achieve better business outcomes

Integrated engineering with Autodesk: How engineering firms are working smarter to achieve better business outcomes  Building Information Modeling (BIM) is the foundation of digital transformation in the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction industry.  In a BIM environment, multiple design disciplines can work together closely in a more coordinated way. By streamlining workflows, BIM enables teams to collaborate…

6 Reasons why you should add support to your design software subscription

6 Reasons why you should add support to your design software subscription

6 Reasons why you should add support to your design software subscription.  Discover 6 reasons why users should purchase technical services and beyond product support with their software subscriptions.     1. Local configuration   Purchasing services with your subscription ensures that your software is properly configured and implemented from the get-go. CADPRO assists users to…

Moving from CAD to BIM: How engineering firms are working smarter to achieve better business outcomes

Moving from CAD to BIM: How engineering firms are working smarter to achieve better business outcomes

Moving from CAD to BIM The industry is evolving rapidly. Clients are increasingly demanding higher quality, more complex designs, delivered faster, using more sustainable methods and resources.  To stay ahead, firms are leaning into digital engineering capabilities to make this possible.  How? The first step is moving from CAD-based processes to working in a Building…

Revit 2021.1 – Shared Views

Revit 2021.1 – Shared Views

Up until now, the only method to communicate markups and design changes is by creating a BIM 360 Project, which takes some planning, or sending pdf’s back and forth with markups. Shared views allow you to share your live model with collaborators and get their input right back into the model, without them having access…

Working in isolation

Working in isolation

Photo by Larisa Birta on Unsplash Working in isolation As self-isolation quickly becomes a reality for many, the challenge of figuring out how you’ll continue to work might be daunting.  To help, we’ve put together some information for working remotely and attempted to present the least costly options – this is no time for a sales pitch.  This…

Autodesk Revit 2019.2 Update

Autodesk Revit 2019.2 Update

New features connecting data, cloud, and customer. Since the release of Revit 2019, Autodesk developers have put a lot of focus on suggestions from the Revit Ideas page. This is a platform where users can post ideas and features that they wish to see in Revit. Subsequently, with enough votes, it might be added to the…

Webinar – Autodesk Connect Project Teams

Webinar – Autodesk Connect Project Teams

Connect Project Teams with Autodesk A360 Collaboration for Revit This webinar is hosted by Gary Page who will be joined by Samuel Macalister. Jul 12, 2016 2:00 – 3.00 PM NZST Topic: A360 Collaboration for Revit® cloud service connects project teams with centralized access to BIM project data in the cloud, with no need for costly…

HP Z Turbo Drive – For those speed freaks out there

HP Z Turbo Drive – For those speed freaks out there

HP Workstations with a HP Z Turbo Drive are now even faster than ever using PCIe Gen3 bus. Space is no longer a problem with upto 2TB per slot.

Autodesk software slow to acquire network license

Autodesk software slow to acquire network license

Bored waiting? Problem: Your network (or “multi-user”) license of Autodesk software is slow to acquire a license when starting, especially after changing the license server. Cause: Over time, the licenses server name(s) are recorded in the Windows registry of the CAD workstation in the registry key ADSKFLEX_LICENSE_FILE located here: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\FLEXlm License Manager The troublesome application…

Overriding the Display of Multiple Linked Revit Model Instances

Overriding the Display of Multiple Linked Revit Model Instances

This one goes out to the Auckland Revit User Group RUGAKL. How to override the display of a Linked Model Instance. Here’s the scenario, you have a project that you want to Link into another project and place this Link two or more times. But for each instance of this Link, you want to override…