2021.01.26

AUGI HotNews -- January 2021, Issue No. 212

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

2021.01.07

AUGIWorld January 2021 -- Advancing Forward Into 2021

AUGIWorld January 2021
Happy New Year. Hopefully, we enter 2021 with a different point of view and things will get back to normal soon. As we advance forward in this year, new releases, new technologies and new ways of getting the job done are going to reach new levels.

Enjoy this month’s publication and keep moving FORWARD!

In the January 2021 issue:

This is the Way — Brian Chapman once again brings us some great advice on how 3D artists are just as talented as photographers and filmmakers.

Civil 3D Corridors and Feature Lines — This article helps you walk through a couple scenarios of when you could possibly use feature lines in your corridor modeling. Shawn Herring explains that feature lines now can be used as corridor baselines.

Modeling Stage Lighting in Revit — “There’s something on the wing”, or shall I say, “the Wing is on to something”? Eric Wing goes dives deep into a few different methods he thought would be useful for modeling some structure and lighting equipment.

Unitsosaurus Success or Failure — Jay Zallan has come back with a great article on how to setup and use the Units in your Revit environment to the full extent.

Inside Track — Brian Andresen brings us more opportunities to advance our skills, processes and workflows in our firms using the most current AEC related software and hardware updates that are available.

Pitfalls — Mark Kiker shares a great article on looking for the pitfalls that might trap you, and how to become a proactive manager that desires to avoid troubles that might come upon you.

AUGIWorld January 2021 Issue Released!

2020.12.22

AUGI HotNews -- December 2020, Issue No. 211

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

2020.12.03

AUGIWorld December 2020 -- Industry Insight

AUGIWorld December 2020
They say hindsight is 2020. Well thank goodness this is INSIGHT. This year (2020) has definitely been a challenging one.

This month’s issue will focus on YOU, the user. The authors cover everything from their favorite tools, to how we have conditioned ourselves to work from home.

In the December 2020 issue:

Machine Learning and AI — Brian Chapman discusses this up-and-coming technology that is taking the industry by storm. Machine learning and AI in 3ds Max? Yep, that’s right.

Civil Corridors: We Don’t Always Need Them — If you have listened to the CADDle Call podcast, then you will be familiar with our newest author, co-founder of ZenTek Consultants, Jim Coppinger. Read as he explains that it is not always necessary to use corridors in Civil design.

Drones: Accuracy and Opportunity — Once again, Shawn Herring is back with an insightful article about drones! Want to know how to close the gap with accuracy? Then read this informative article.

Revit and BIM 360 — Eric Wing expands our minds with a great explanation of file sharing, using none other than, BIM 360. This is the future of CLOUD!

Industry Insights of a Consultant — BIM/Technical Consultant, Software, Collaboration, Hardware, Data. How do these items come together? Gareth Spencer explains how to bridge the gap between these and support your clients in this article.

Virtual Desktops — Tag team duo, Brian Smith and Andrell Laniewicz, put together a very informative article on VDIs. I’m sure you are wanting to know more about your new working environment since the pandemic. VPN, or VDI? Read on to find out!

Inside Track — Brian Andresen brings us more opportunities to advance our skills, processes and workflows in our firms using the most current AEC related software and hardware updates that are available.

Checklists — Mark Kiker shares his wealth of knowledge about checklists. When, How and Why are answered to the fullest in this article on checklists. Get out your pen and paper!

AUGIWorld December 2020 Issue Released!

2020.11.10

AUGI HotNews -- November 2020, Issue No. 210

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

2020.11.05

AUGIWorld November 2020 -- Education and Training

AUGIWorld November 2020
This topic is something we can all use, all the time. Despite all the resources available to us, what better material can you get besides the real-world users (our authors) here at AUGI!?!?

This month’s theme captures some of the best methods and practices available.

In the November 2020 issue:

Paths to Success Using 3ds Max — Brian Chapman covers the benefits from continued growth in a creative sector, including technology growth that adopts 3D for rendering, visualization, and/or marketing.

Groin Vaults a Model of Efficiency — Jay Zallan explains his thinking on much of humanities’ outlook; that things (Revit Modeling, in this case) are difficult or not as easy as “other” software, etc., and is usually an ego response to a lack of understanding, clarity, or perspective.

Mind Mapping for Beginners — One of our valued AUGI employees, Jisell Howe, walks us through how to utilize mind mapping; a non-linear way to visually capture ideas around a central theme or topic.

Training and Education: A Different Approach — New author, Gareth Spencer, focuses on how the world changed over a few months from face to face working to working remotely. Companies and employees forced to change how we work, training and educating ourselves.

Inside Track — Brian Andresen brings us more opportunities to advance our skills, processes and workflows in our firms using the most current AEC related software and hardware updates that are available.

CAD BIM CAM Educational Offerings — Mark Kiker always takes a subject and relates it to being a manager. In this article he tells us how remote learning, hybrid, and in person learning have blended into new and creative ways.

AUGIWorld November 2020 Issue Released!

2020.10.22

AUGI HotNews -- October 2020, Issue No. 209

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The full issue contains the below articles, plus sections — AUGI Forums (hot topics), Articles by AUGI Members, Autodesk Product Updates (Service Patches and Updates released by Autodesk during the past month), Autodesk News (recent news relating to Autodesk), AUGI Volunteering (opportunities), AUGI Members’ Blogs…

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