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Bluebeam Revu is more than just a PDF Writer: Part 3

Issuing Drawings with the correct Naming Conventions. I have worked on some fairly major Projects over the years with several hundred drawing sheets to somewhere up to 5 to 6 hundred, I think that I am still trying to block [...]

November 14, 2017 A2K News, Captain Bimcad, Technology

Virtual Reality, Fabrication and other capabilities come to Autodesk’s AEC Collection at no additional cost

By Vikram Dutt, Sr. Director, Building Business Line. Source: http://blogs.autodesk.com/inthefold/aec-collection-additions/ We have some exciting news for our Architecture, Engineering and Construction Collection subscribers. Starting today, we’ve made some significant additions to the AEC Collection software portfolio that support the next [...]

September 13, 2017 A2K News

Auditing your CAD file – Part 1 – The Drawing Set.

I do appreciate a good QA system.  As a young Draftsman printing up my drawing set, giving it to the Senior Draftsperson to review using an A4 QA checklist that I had previously gone through, then sitting down together after [...]

August 31, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Tips and Tricks

CAD innovation over the years

Computer Aided Design. It’s the cornerstone for how we design and build things. But how did CAD come into being? What are the historical milestones? Where is it going next? This short, animated video takes you through a brief history [...]

July 12, 2017 Industry, Technology

IMPORTANT AUTODESK NEWS: Behind the AutoCAD 2018.0.2 Update

By Heidi Hewett. Source – http://blogs.autodesk.com/autocad/autocad-2018-0-2-update/ We invest heavily in quality control at Autodesk, but when issues arise, product updates and fixes ensure the continued success of our customers. Transparency is important to us, which is why we want to share that we provided an [...]

May 26, 2017 A2K News

Bluebeam Revu is more than just a PDF Writer: Part 1

BlueBIM, sorry that should say Bluebeam. One of the biggest improvements that I can provide to a Customer is the power of improved Workflows, the biggest hindrance the Customer has is their own time constraints to learn the Software properly [...]

May 4, 2017 Captain Bimcad

What is Infrastructure doing in preparation for BIM?

9th Annual Victorian Infrastructure Conference. Last week I went along to the 9th Annual Victorian Infrastructure Conference.  There was a good range of topics, from the fundamentals of Infrastructure, upcoming construction and maintenance to ever amazing, HyperLoop1.  Needless to say, [...]

April 3, 2017 Captain Bimcad, Industry

EVENT: The Future of Design and Technology

Technology is rapidly changing. The importance to be innovative and embrace new technology is significant for all industries. Join us as we bring together Autodesk and KPMG to discuss some of the amazing advancement in technology. Learn about how the [...]

March 31, 2017 Events, Industry, Technology

WEBINAR: The Move to Subscription: How this affects your Autodesk products

out site buy it Join us as we discuss the changes with Autodesk’s move to become a subscription-only company. In this webinar, we will cover: • What are my options when my maintenance plan comes up for renewal? • What [...]

March 29, 2017 Technology

How Big Data is Transforming Architecture

The phenomenon presents huge opportunities for the built environment and the firms that design it. By Daniel Davis Source: http://www.architectmagazine.com/technology/how-big-data-is-transforming-architecture_o Data is one of the biggest byproducts of the 21st century. Almost everything we do produces data, from swiping credit cards [...]

March 24, 2017 Industry, Technology