2014.07.17

AUGI HotNews - July 2014

HotNews
Read the full issue (must be logged into AUGI.com) in your browser. The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections - Forum Hot Topics, Heads Up, Articles You May Have Missed, HP Workstations, Autodesk News, AUGI Members' Blogs...

2014.07.03

AUGIWorld July 2014 Issue Released!

AUGIWorld July 2014
Management is an aspect of everyone's job. You may lack a management level title or job description, but managing your drawings, your personal workflow, your productivity, is a big part of your professional life. With that in mind, the July 2014 issue of AUGIWorld delivers strategies for the manager in all of us.

In "Managing Your Project Data with Autodesk Vault," Bryson Anderson discusses the importance of data management and shows how Autodesk Vault can assist in this endeavor for users of AutoCAD Civil 3D software.

Curt Moreno challenges AutoCAD users to step up and manage quality assurance and quality control in "QA/QC and CAD: Why It Doesn't Matter (Because You Don't Do Either)."

You'll pick up some great management advice from these and the other articles in this issue.

Also in the July 2014 AUGIWorld...

BIM Management Preamble - Jay B. Zallan shows you how to get to the top of your game in this article that offers a basic outline for managing the BIM process.

How to Import/Export Custom Tab Content - In the AutoCAD space, tip guru Michael Beall presents a lesson in moving custom tab content from one AutoCAD version to another.

The Hidden Impact of NOT Having a CAD Manager - Mark Kiker envisions a company without someone acting as CAD manager. It's more costly than you might think.

Revit Fails and Fixes - Todd Shackelford provides advice for working around Revit software's issues with speed, visibility, and more.

Ten Best Practices for Better Revit Performance - CASE and HP present a tidy list of 10 actions you can take today to increase Revit performance.

Inside the Display System - AutoCAD Architecture expert Melinda Heavrin takes managers, and others, through the software’s Display System.

Also in this issue...

Max Management Tips - Brian Chapman explores the Scene Explorer feature in 3ds Max 2015.

Product Review: The BenQ BL3200PT - For those who think there's nothing noteworthy about monitors, Curt Moreno introduces you to one that might just change your mind.

Small Business Design Data Management - John Evans looks at collaboration via the cloud for small and medium sized businesses and some of the developers that are facilitating it.

AUGIWorld July 2014 Issue Released!

2014.06.19

AUGI HotNews - June 2014

HotNews
Read the full issue (must be logged into AUGI.com) in your browser. The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections - Forum Hot Topics, Heads Up, Articles You May Have Missed, HP Workstations, Autodesk News, AUGI Members' Blogs...

2014.06.13

Industry Research Survey Open Through July 15th



Cyon Research is currently conducting a survey of CAD, BIM, CAE etc users and they would love your input!



The survey is open from today through July 15th.
It could take about a half an hour to complete.

Users who participate can receive results of this research. The topic will also be presented at the next COFES.

Please share this link with any colleagues who might like to chime in.

2014.06.05

AUGIWorld June 2014 Issue Released!

AUGIWorld June 2014
Autodesk has long championed third-party applications that add functionality to its core software. The Autodesk Developer Network was formed years ago to support the Autodesk third-party developer community in the creation of solutions for users in niche markets and those with other specialized needs.

The June 2014 issue of AUGIWorld looks at some of the third-party apps for Autodesk products.

For example, in "A Robust & Versatile Dynamo," author Marcello Sgambelluri has high praise for Dynamo, a programming aid for Revit and other Autodesk products.

"How ACA Users Benefit from SketchUp" has author Melinda Heavrin demonstrating the advantages of Google SketchUp for AutoCAD Architecture users.

And Shawn Herring presents "Easy & Effective: ProSoft PowerTools," which explores a collection of tools for civil designers and engineers.

Also in the June 2014 AUGIWorld...

Simplify Structure Engineers' Workflow with Add-ons - Renata Jociene dives into apps that enhance Revit Structure.

Powerful Para 3d - Brian Chapman presents Para 3d, a 3ds Max plug-in for advanced, dynamic, parametric arrays.

Dynamic AutoCAD - Walt Sparling acknowledges the many third-party applications available for AutoCAD, but finds a powerful solution within AutoCAD itself. Also in the AutoCAD space, tip contributor Michael Beall presents a lesson on modifying settings for the Select Similar command.

Flatten Files in Autodesk Inventor - John Evans looks at Flatter Files, a cloud-based solution that allows users to easily and securely access their companies’ drawings and associated data.

Also in this issue...

Remote Collaboration with Revit - This month's CASE/HP article explores collaboration in many forms and presents various solutions for collaborating effectively.

Third Party "Chaps" - With a little word play, Mark Kiker describes how you can tap the creativity in others and be a valuable resource for them, too.

Inside Track - Lee Ambrosius's column offers a peek at new products available in the Autodesk community. This month: the SuperDoor Add-in for Autodesk Revit, the BIMLink 2015 and Explorer for Revit, and JTB FlexReport 8.0.

AUGIWorld June 2014 Issue Released!

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