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…

Autodesk on keeping open data at the heart of the AEC digital revolution

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last year, government agencies and AEC professionals were forced to digitize their processes, which ultimately led to a fundamental shift in how the industry approaches and understands project lifecycles. With no signs that the industry…

Let’s talk reverse engineering! Join Autodesk and CADD for a webinar

Designing a product can be a difficult process due to multiple factors such as time constraints and manufacturing limitations. This is where reverse engineering comes in handy. Reverse engineering can aid in the design process by reducing time, costs and…

People, processes, and platforms – three keys for AEC digital transformation

People. Process. Platform. These are the three P’s of digitization according to Accenture and Industry X’s Principal Director, Stephen Pester. And though research from Accenture shows that 90 percent of companies in the construction industry are investing in digital transformation,…

The power of Autodesk Forge—Three key takeaways from Autodesk University 2021

In the government manufacturing, construction, and design world, innovation isn’t hindered by a lack of creativity or ideas. Any manufacturing or architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) professional can attest that the challenge is found in executing upon those ideas, especially…

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…

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…