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AUGIWORLD February 2023 -- Industry Standards

AUGIWORLD February 2023
In this industry, we need standards for everything. Here at AUGIWORLD, we have standards for just about anything! Standards help create a foundation and they help the process of something flow smoothly.

This month at AUGI, we’re focusing on our most used and needed standards. Sit back, relax, take notes if you want, and enjoy this AUGI standard February issue!

In the February 2023 issue:

BIM | CIM: I’ll Have One of Those Please! — Floriano Ferreira & Anjuli Jackson educates you (as a client) on your very own BIM journey! Floriano and Anjuli walk you through the steps, tools, tricks, fun facts, and educational awareness that you should know about that deals with BIM!

3ds Max Standards — Brian Chapman takes us through the several standards that can be used to guide how users interact with the software, as well as how they produce and present their work revolving around technical, visual, and organizational standards!

BricsCAD, Standards, and The Grocery Store — Craig Swearingen brings up strategizing our standards and how that alone will provide easy access to supporting tools, making the daily CAD experience as easy as walking into your favorite grocery store!

AutoCAD: A Network Tool Palette Manifesto — Daniel Lench explores the Network Tool Palette that AutoCAD has to offer and how to start with those tools, while also giving information about CAD as a whole!

CAD Manager Confessions: Crushing Your 2023 Goals — Eric DeLeon sets us up for success by mapping out a 10-step plan in order to achieve those 2023 goals more realistically and efficiently!

Fail Safe — Mark Kiker prepares us for success through failure. Mark dives into how we should handle failure and how to plan for it and after it.

Checking Standards in AutoCAD and Civil 3D — Shawn Herring focuses on the CAD Standards Checker tool in AutoCAD as well as the Reference Template options that are considered the proper CAD Standards setup, but he dives deep into the world of standards between the lines.

AutoCAD: Free Samples — Paul Li introduces the ‘free samples’ that AutoCAD always includes. Paul shows you what to get, how to get it, and how to use it, all in the most efficient ways!

Inside Track — Shaun Bryant 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.

AUGIWORLD February 2023 Issue Released!


AUGIWORLD January 2023 -- Trending Technologies

AUGIWORLD January 2023
Technology is so limitless now, how are we supposed to stay updated on everything? Don’t you want to know what’s new and keep yourself updated on the most helpful trends? Well, here at AUGI, our authors are here for you!

Read this month’s issue to learn more about the latest and most recent Trending Technologies featuring: 3ds Max, Bricsys® 24/7, and Civil 3D. Thank you and enjoy!

In the January 2023 issue:

3ds Max: Industry Insights — Brian Chapman dives into the insights of 3ds Max in our industry and how 3D is helping the e-commerce market as well, benefiting our customers and partners!

Bricsys® 24/7: Powerful, simple, and intuitive CDE for collaborations in AEC — Craig Swearingen introduces the new trending technology that is Bricsys® 24/7. Craig talks all about this new trendy technology and explains how it ensures project management compliances better, faster, and smarter than ever!

Projecting Objects and Adding Crossings To Profile Views in Civil 3D — Jacob Matuseski takes a look at the “Project Objects To Profile View” and “Add Crossings To Profile View” commands in Civil 3D. He explains how they can be used to display and/or portray data/information in many unique ways, including the flexibility to be used on many types of data and features!

Onboarding — Mark Kiker follows up with the hiring process he’s written about in his past articles here at AUGI. Mark introduces the topic of what he calls ‘Onboarding’. He walks you all through the processes and gives his advice on what to do and how to approach every situation!

Making Sense Of Our Data With Microsoft’s Power BI — Stephen Walz brings up questions that are needed to be answered by integrations with Microsoft’s Power BI. Stephen helps with these answers and gives reasoning on why this is a trending topic and technology.

Ways to Use SketchUp in Your Business — Tony Ojungo focuses on Sketchup, free and user-friendly 3D modeling software available on the web. He writes about how to use it and what ways to best efficiently use it in order to help improve your business with it!

Civil 3D: Trending Technologies with GIS Data & Autodesk — Shawn Herring explores the many ways of utilizing GIS data in your everyday workflows. He talks about the ways from simply dropping in shapefiles, to connecting with the Autodesk Connector to ArcGIS GeoBIM!

Inside Track — Shaun Bryant 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.

AUGIWORLD January 2023 Issue Released!


AUGIWORLD December 2022 -- Industry Insights

AUGIWORLD December 2022
What’s better to end the year here at AUGI with than our author’s own Industry Insights for you all? Here at AUGI this month we are focusing those new industry insights in CAD/BIM whilst giving the inside scoop on how to work best with them.

Happy holidays and we hope you enjoy this issue, have a great month!

In the December 2022 issue:

New BIM & CIM Content at AUGIWORLD — Stephen Walz unpacks all the intricacies, integrations, and downstream uses related to Data in Design, Construction, Asset Management, and Operations used in BIM/CIM.

3ds Max Industry Insights — Brian Chapman focuses on the mountains of information online covering modeling, texturing, rendering, and lighting related to work with 3ds Max. He also talks about the many steps between those and what is published and produced for the media!

Making the Offer — Mark Kiker follows up with the next step of making the call after the interviewing is over in this process! He includes sections of ‘Know thyself’, ‘Character and Fit’, ‘Cyber Check’, and ‘Making the Decision’ while ending with ‘Making the Offer’.

OpenTunnel Designer — Jossua Meija talks about OpenTunnel Designer and introduces the ways it can model excavation shapes, excavation tracks, tunnel lining, and tunnel reinforcement, as well as perform clash detection with other structures, objects, and utilities to eliminate problems before they occur, and more!

CTB vs STB: Why STB is the Future — Brandon Cole talks about his experience and how most CTB users have been misled about what STB can actually do and how it is supposed to work as well as adding that it’s more drafter-friendly.

“Build Better” with BricsCAD V23 — Craig Swearingen takes a look at some of the new features of BricsCAD V23 and uncovers how Bricsys BricsCAD has climbed to the top by building better software.

Inside Track — Shaun Bryant 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.

AUGIWORLD December 2022 Issue Released!


AUGIWORLD November 2022 -- Education and Training

AUGIWORLD November 2022
There’s always more room for education of any sort, and after we get that education we need to also know how to apply it! Here at AUGI this month we are focusing on that education and training part of CAD/BIM.

And where’s a better way to educate and train more than the magazine that was made for that exact reason? We hope you enjoy this issue and have a great month!

In the November 2022 issue:

3ds Max: AI Shaping 3D, Concept, and Visualization Work — Brian Chapman talks about how AI is slowly taking over helping out 3ds Max users, “especially regarding concept and visualization work,” while proceeding to explain how in steps.

Build a Bridge in Under Five Minutes with Bridge Wizard — Berenisce Ramos talks about Bridge Wizard, a tool that provides a solution within the 3D parametric OpenBridge Modeler software, and how you can create a 3D bridge model in five minutes.

Civil 3D: File Management — Shawn Herring talks about working with Civil 3D files and how aggravating they can be. He provides an inside scoop filled with tons of education on this topic from his past 15 years of experience.

Interviewing — Mark Kiker talks about interviewing and the shock about how this is the way we still hire people. He introduces the best ways to go about interviewing in his opinion.

Inside Track — Shaun Bryant 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.

AUGIWORLD November 2022 Issue Released!


AUGIWorld Nov/Dec 2002 -- An interview with Lynn Allen

AUGIWorld Nov/Dec 2002
This month’s AUGIWORLD is celebrating the 20th anniversary of our first publication. Lynn Allen first appeared in the Nov/Dec issue with an insightful interview back in 2002, so we brought her back to reprise that interview, to be published exactly 20 years later.

Enjoy this time capsule into the world of CAD from 20 years ago, and see what Lynn was up to back then.

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