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…

Integrating Workflows Streamlines Data Sharing

Does your business have a single source of truth when it comes to data sharing across facilities? Ensuring data is accurate, relevant, and structured is something any business can recognize as important, yet it is more difficult to achieve than…

How Autodesk is making reverse engineering simple

The fast-changing nature of digital design solutions presents many opportunities to revisit old strategies and find new ways of approaching them. Engineers, architects, and designers today have at their disposal advanced and powerful technologies rooted in building their capabilities and…

Biden’s American Jobs Plan Makes Digital Design Solutions Essential

From roads and bridges to electricity and water treatment, Americans rely on their federal, state, and local governments for the construction and maintenance of critical infrastructure. The free movement of people, products, and goods are necessary for modern life, and…

A revolution in digital design is driving a need for continuous learning in government

Users of digital design tools within government agencies and organizations regularly encounter changes and new features that are added to their essential software applications each release cycle. In some cases, these changes are welcome, eliminating inefficient processes or adding user-friendly…

New in Inventor 2021 – Drawing Sheet Formats

Autodesk’s most recent 2021 release of Inventor came equipped with a few noteworthy features – if you would like to read a comprehensive blog of what’s new, click here. For today’s topic, however, we will be focusing on one specific…

Fabricate better: the new features in PowerMill 2021

This article was contributed by  Alex Alvarez of KETIV Technologies. Autodesk’s flagship CAM software, PowerMill just keeps getting better and better. Ever since the acquisition of Delcam, Autodesk has made it their mission to not only focus on core user…

Virginia Tech on training the DoD’s next gen digital design and manufacturing workforce

Earlier this year it was announced that the Department of Defense awarded Virginia Tech’s Hume Center for National Security and Technology $3.8 million in support of the Office of the Secretary of Defense/Office of Naval Research’s Manufacturing Engineering Education Program.…

Five government digital design predictions for 2020

The past few years have been exciting ones for the government digital design community. The adoption of next generation building information modeling (BIM) solutions and new 3d modeling technologies have drastically increased the capabilities of the people that design, build…

Drones and GIS – what the future holds for Tampa International Airport

In our last article on the GovDesignHub, we featured part one of a two-part conversation with Jose Covarrubias, the BIM/CAD Manager at the Tampa International Airport. In his short time since joining the airport, Jose has been working to bring…