The Growing Demand for Infrastructure Resiliency—How Digital Transformation Can Help

Infrastructure is one of the least technologically transformed sectors in the economy. And the challenges that resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic illustrated just how badly critical infrastructure needs digital modernization. As a result, there is a global consensus that critical…

3 Steps to Overcome the Global Construction Labor Shortage

This article originally appeared on the Autodesk Construction Cloud Blog. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. The labor shortage is an ongoing challenge, and it’s an issue that’s plaguing construction firms all around the world.  Research…

5 Laser Scanning Use Cases for Government Agencies

This article originally appeared on the ATG USA Blog. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. In today’s ever-changing technology landscape, laser scanning and reality capture tools have emerged as groundbreaking innovations that allow for precise and…

What’s New in Vault 2024?

The newest release of Autodesk’s premier on-premise data management solution, Vault Professional 2024, has been out several months as of the writing of this article. Now, with a little real-world experience, I would like to share some of the most…

4 Ways to Improve Quality in Construction

This article originally appeared on the Autodesk Digital Builder Blog. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. Quality is what separates the good from the bad. Both in our lives and in our work, quality is the…

How infrastructure management software streamlines large projects

In a previous article on GovDesignHub, we sat down with Balaji Sreenivasan, the founder, and CEO of Aurigo, to discuss why large infrastructure projects often run inefficiently and the challenges that government organizations face in getting them over the finish…

Over budget and past due – The problem plaguing large infrastructure projects

Government infrastructure projects are notorious for exceeding budgets and taking more time to complete than originally projected. In fact, according to the Associated General Contractors of America, 72 percent of contractor firms said their projects took longer than scheduled. Moreover,…

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,…