Advanced Manufacturing and the Future of Making Things in the Marine Corps

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we sat down with Capt. Matthew Audette, a project officer at the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) Advanced Manufacturing Operations Cell (AMOC), which the organization within the Marine Corps working to identify ways…

Increasing Readiness in the Marine Corps with Advanced Manufacturing

When military members and warfighters need a vehicle or tool to accomplish their mission, broken or malfunctioning parts are an unacceptable nuisance that stands in the way of mission success and completed objectives. When the mission requires something, warfighters and…

Civil 3D Tips and Tricks

While Civil 3D uses Object Styles to dictate how intelligent objects will display themselves in a drawing, each object resides on a single, master layer. This is called the “Object Layer.” Defaults for these Object Layers are established at the…

Autodesk Inventor—How to quantify in BOM

In our previous posts on the GovDesignHub, we talked about what is Inventor Bill of Materials, showed you how to view BOM and what structure types of BOM are.  Today, we will talk about how to quantify in BOM. Inventor BOM…

Strategies on how to maximize year-end budget

The Government Federal year-end is coming up on 9/30. With the end of Summer and back to school, this date can easily sneak up on you. That’s why we’ve compiled our favorite list of webinars, helpful tips and strategies on…

Safer, Faster, Cheaper – the Importance of the Jointless Hull Program

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we featured an interview with Aaron LaLonde, PhD, a Additive Manufacturing Subject Matter Expert at the United States Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVCS), about a recently-announced project…

The Jointless Hull Project looks to make “giant” strides with additive manufacturing

In April of this year, it was announced that the U.S. Army would be working with ASTRO America and other industry partners on a truly revolutionary advanced manufacturing program – the Jointless Hull Project. This program involves the development of…

Autodesk Inventor—The five BOM structure types

In previous posts on the GovDesignHub, we’ve discussed Bills of Materials (BOM), Parts Lists, and data views in Autodesk Inventor. This week, we’ll take a look at the different BOM structure types, and the purpose each one serves. There are five…

Autodesk Inventor – Structured, Parts Only, and Model Data Views in BOM

In a previous post on the GovDesignHub, we examined the difference between a Bill of Materials (BOM) and a Parts List. This week, we take a look at the different data views that are available to view BOM Data. Autodesk Inventor users…

How digital twins are paving the way for AEC digital transformation

Digital twin technology has the potential to be a game changer in how government construction and design professionals approach the AEC lifecycle. But according to Autodesk’s Senior Director and General Manager, Robert “Bob” Bray, “If you ask ten people what…