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Understanding CAD Automation in Manufacturing

If there’s one way customer expectations have changed in the 21st century, it’s the need for speed. Customers want customized products and they want them fast. It may be unreasonable to expect manufacturers to move at lightning speed, but CAD…

Top 7 benefits of cloud-based model coordination

For decades, digital designs and models lived locally on individual desktop computers or servers by necessity. This made sharing models with anyone beyond the office a challenge. It also meant that BIM/VDC managers were solely responsible for running through every…

Happy Holidays from the GovDesignHub

When the calendars rolled over from 2020 to 2021, many Americans breathed a sigh of relief, anxious that a new year would spell the end of many of the large problems plaguing our country. Unfortunately, things didn’t really turn out…

Autodesk’s strategic investment in iOFFICE + SpaceIQ to maximize building asset value and efficiency

iOFFICE + SpaceIQ, a leader in the digital transformation of workplace and asset management, recently announced a strategic investment by Autodesk. The investment, which follows the recent combination of iOFFICE + SpaceIQ, will provide integrated solutions that give businesses unequaled…

Top 5 Autodesk Tech Tips & Tricks

With dozens of features and options in Autodesk software, it is normal to feel overwhelmed or get stuck on a project due to an error in settings or lack of knowledge. KETIV has pulled their top 5 Inventor and AutoCAD tech…

How to Simplify Models in Inventor Professional 2022

Inventor 2022 introduced the Simplify tool as the revamped and streamlined version of the Shrinkwrap tool. This gave the same benefits and functionality as the Shrinkwrap tool, but in a much more streamlined form. With these new improvements and added features,…

AutoCAD – Great Features to Improve Efficiency

Have you been looking for AutoCAD commands and tools that are easy to use and helpful in getting work done efficiently? In this blog, we will go over some AutoCAD tips and tricks to help you improve your drawings and…

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…

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…