An Introduction to Product Lifecycle Management and Product Data Management

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Product Data Management (PDM) are two terms that you may not hear too often. Chances are you are already following these processes in some way or form but just are not calling them PLM or…

Studies Show Cloud-Based Model Coordination Reduces Rework

There was a time when digital designs and project models resided on individual desktop computers or servers. Back then, sharing models with anyone outside the office was especially challenging. Building information modeling (BIM) and virtual design and construction (VDC) managers were responsible…

Four Benefits of Machine Learning for Construction Projects

Despite it being part of the field of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning in construction is not as futuristic as some people may think. And while there are those in the construction industry who are hesitant to embrace machine learning, it has…

Five Challenges Facing the Manufacturing Industry and How Digitization can Help

Anyone that has tried to purchase an automobile or electronic device in the past year will tell you that there are clear challenges facing our manufacturing and transportation/shipping industries. Supply chains have been strained as a result of the COVID…

Three Ways BIM is Revolutionizing AEC

This article is based on an original piece by Carol Dunn that was published on the Applied Software Blog. Click HERE to read the original in its entirety. Some of us remember the years when drawings were laid out by…

5 Things Vault Workgroup Users Need to Know

This article was originally featured on the KETIV blog. To read the original in its entirety, click HERE. Autodesk has announced the retirement of Vault Workgroup. This means that new versions of the solution will no longer be released, and…

How New Federal Legislation and Digitalization are Enhancing America’s Infrastructure

Wednesday, June 23, 2021. It’s 11:50 a.m. on a beautiful summer morning in Washington, D.C. when a construction worker abruptly slams on his brakes while driving to work. He first hears a loud crack and then immediately sees a pedestrian…

Civil 3D 2023 – What’s new and exciting? Part II

Last week in Part I of “Civil 3D 2023—What’s new and exciting?”, we explored the new performance enhancements, corridor modeling updates, and drawing transformation improvements. In Part II of our series, we will examine how Autodesk has updated Civil 3D’s…

Civil 3D 2023 – What’s new and exciting? Part I

It’s always fun to see the new items in all of Autodesk products. Could there be more? Absolutely! But continuing to see enhancements of key features and performance updates throughout the year, and with the annual release, this is always…