Ten Minutes With Autodesk CTO Scott Borduin

ENR Construction

Scott Borduin recently sat down with ENR in Autodesk’s Boston BUILD Space to talk about collaboration, manufacturing, robotics and collecting data with sensors

Kinship and Autodesk University

Revit OpEd

They were kind enough to invite me along with them to Autodesk University (AU) this year. advertising Autodesk University content Families Insight Kinship Plug products Project Information

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Autodesk Hardware Selection Support Site

Revit OpEd

This site was created with the intention to make it easier to make sure our computer and graphic card choices are supported by Autodesk's software. Autodesk Support Graphics Hardware Outdated Support Troubleshooting

Advance Steel in Autodesk AEC Collection

BIM & Beam

The post Advance Steel in Autodesk AEC Collection appeared first on BIM and Beam. Steel Detailing Steel Fabrication Advance Steel AEC Collection Autodesk BIM News

Autodesk's Thirtieth Birthday

Revit OpEd

Shaan Hurley posts about Autodesk's latest milestone.time flies. Happy Birthday Autodesker's, don't eat too much cake! Autodesk Shaan Hurley News BirthdayI stole this picture from his post.founders "floating" in air.

Autodesk Insight 360 Survey

Revit OpEd

The Autodesk Insight 360 team has put together an industry marketing survey. Analysis Autodesk Building Performance Insight 360 Product Feedback Request Survey WinI have no idea how many readers of this blog are active users of this product. Just in case. The survey itself is HERE and THEIR BLOG POST provides more information. What's in it for you? Take the survey, enter your email address and you’ll be entered to win one of ten (10) $50 Amazon gift cards.

Autodesk Joins American Institute of Steel Construction

BIM & Beam

AISC is happy Autodesk has joined the Institute as an associate member,” said Scott Melnick, Vice President of AISC and Editor and Publisher of Modern Steel Construction, AISC. This new relationship aligns with Autodesk’s commitment to structural detailing and fabrication.

Here is why Autodesk’s monopoly over the Global AEC is not good, not even for Autodesk:


The fact, that Autodesk rules over the Global AEC is not new, it has been in the making for several decades. So, by all logic, I should also declare defeat and unconditionally succumb to the Autodesk Church, but – no surprises there – I just cannot.

Autodesk Desktop App Up but Mostly Down

Revit OpEd

Autodesk Desktop App Issues Troubleshooting Updates WhiningI was pleasantly surprised when Ada started working right after installing Revit 2018. It managed to work long enough to get most everything else installed.


PC Construction Blog

PC Construction’s virtual construction manager, Jason Peters, and I recently had the opportunity to attend Autodesk University (AU). Continue Reading. All Technology

Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis Book is Available

Revit OpEd

Ken Marsh published his first book dedicated to Autodesk'' Robot Structural Analysis Professional 2013 (it''s also the first book for it). Ken is a structural engineer and was, until recently, the Revit Structure Quality Assurance Analyst at Autodesk.

GRAITEC BIM Connect available on Autodesk Exchange for Autodesk Revit

BIM & Beam

GRAITEC BIM Connect is available on Autodesk Exchange for Autodesk Revit

Autodesk Subscription Concepts Changing

Revit OpEd

If you were at Autodesk University last week (I wasn''t) or at least watching the social media feed from the people you follow on Twitter, Facebook etc. you probably saw something about Autodesk changing how subscription will work in the future. Scott Shepard shared (with Autodesk and blogger for "It''s Alive in the Lab") a transcript of a Q&A session regarding what these changes are likely to mean to Autodesk''s customers.

Automation, Collaboration Key Themes at Autodesk Meeting

ENR Construction

Automating construction and creating a collaborative, seamless cloud-based central space for all aspects of a project cycle dominated the scene at Autodesk University 2017

Welcome to Autodesk React Structures

BIM & Beam

On behalf of the Autodesk® React Structures team I am pleased to provide you with our first of many Technical Previews of our next generation structural analysis platform.

Leica Partners with Autodesk on Robotic Total Stations

Construction Equipment

Leica Geosystems will begin collaborating with Autodesk to connect the Leica iCON iCR70 and iCR80 with Autodesk BIM 360 layout mobile app, an industry construction management platform. The partnership centers around Building Information Modeling (BIM) in construction. With the integration to the

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Autodesk University 2013

Revit OpEd

Today is the first formal day of Autodesk University 2013 (AU). It is Autodesk''s premier customer focused training and marketing event. Then Penn AND Teller selected a "volunteer" (Autodesk staffer) from the audience. They turned over the stage to Jeff Kowalski (Autodesk CTO).

Autodesk Research

Revit OpEd

Aaron at D|C|CADD's BLOG posted a bit about Project Dasher , an Autodesk Research project they are sharing some information and videos for now on their site. I heard about Dasher during a marketing session I attended on Monday at Autodesk University.

Autodesk Invests in Construction Supply-Chain Manager

ENR Construction

Reinforced Concrete in Autodesk Revit

BIM & Beam

Autodesk Revit software provides tools for modeling 3D concrete reinforcement in an advanced Building Information Modeling (BIM) environment. This book provides insight into how to use these tools in the best way for creating complete, detailed, and accurate reinforcement designs

Enhanced Analytical Model in Autodesk Revit 2014

BIM & Beam

Enhanced analytical model improves your ability within Autodesk Revit to manipulate the analytical model to help solve round-tripping issues between Autodesk Revit and structural analysis software In this release the structural analytical model was improved in several different areas.

Autodesk Revit Sunrise - Online Preview

Revit OpEd

The Autodesk blog Inside the Factory announced yesterday that Autodesk Revit Sunrise is now available. If I grab my crystal ball and look back to last year I see a Autodesk Revit Sundial. Want to download it now? CLICK HERE If you're curious about what the next major release of Revit might include it IS an indication of projects they have been working on. That probably can be translated into " we'll probably see it in the next release ".

Autodesk Seek is Dead - Long Live BIMobject

Revit OpEd

At the moment the only place other than Autodesk sites that I recall reading information about this change is the Revit Add-Ons post on the day it happened, so well done Tim. Specifically, you may have been, or will be, greeted by a message when attempting to search Autodesk Seek via Revit's Insert ribbon? As of January 18, 2017 Autodesk Seek has been transferred to BIMobject. Autodesk Seek BIM Changes content Families News Revit

Autodesk Desktop Application - Again

Revit OpEd

As I mentioned in the podcast I did with Bill (Grumpy Steve) I think it had a better name before when it was called Autodesk Application Manager. Boy this app doesn't get much love. I've read a couple of posts elsewhere that are far less charitable than I've been.

GRAITEC PowerPack for Autodesk Revit 2016 R2

BIM & Beam

GRAITEC PowerPack for Autodesk® Revit® is an add-on packed with tools that deliver more functionality, better control and more automation for Revit users across all industries.

New Book - Delivering COBie Using Autodesk Revit

Revit OpEd

David Light, Autodesk Senior Customer Success Manager also reviewed the book and said this: "Finally, the AEC industry and the Revit user has an unparalleled guide for helping you understand, as well as deliver COBie from Autodesk Revit!

Autodesk Releases Revit and Dynamo Software Updates

Construction Dive

Revit 2019 improves the interface while Dynamo 2.0 offers a new file format, simplified script language and easier browsing

Autodesk opens its Forge platform, encouraging more suppliers to build onto it


This month, Autodesk will be rolling out its next generation of BIM 360 products that will include BIM 360 Design and BIM 360 Build modules ( [link] ), making this suite the industry's first unified design-construction platform.

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New for 2014 - Autodesk Presentation

Revit OpEd

Autodesk will host a presentation tomorrow at 11 AM (EST) via the web. Autodesk News New Releases Revit UpdateIf you'd like to see and hear what they is on offer for 2014 Revit products check it out. Once that's over I expect the blogging and tweeting will begin in earnest.

Linking Autodesk Revit and Robot Structural Analysis Professional - Whitepaper Update

BIM & Beam

This whitepaper contains the updated information on the latest SMXX format as well as the analytical model enhancements in Autodesk Revit. SMXX is the binary file format that contains information about the structural model

Navis 2018.1 Update and Autodesk Desktop App

Revit OpEd

There didn't appear to be any way around this via AdA so I visited the Autodesk Portal for my account. I've had a few successes with AdA recently. It applied its own update and I've received a couple of notices for updates too.

Autodesk University 2011 - 02

Revit OpEd

M-Six I missed my next session because of getting engrossed in conversation with a few folks, Kelly Cone (Beck Group), Matt Dillon (D|C CADD) and Scott Latch (Autodesk). Then it was time for Twice Baked Adaptive Components with Robert Manna (Stantec) and Zach Kron (Autodesk).

Autodesk University 2011 - 01

Revit OpEd

AU 2011 Autodesk UniversityHow typical, the night before the first day of classes I find myself heading back to the room at 3 AM.

Autodesk Graphics Hardware Site

Revit OpEd

Autodesk Graphics Video Cards SupportThe Revit Clinic shared a link to Without a Net which has a post about a new site dedicated to help customers find graphics card/driver information. link] I tried it and guess what. "no no information found".

Autodesk AEC Excellence 2016: Submissions Now Open!

BIM & Beam

Your project will be included in a showcase book that will be shared globally once the competition has closed, and may also be considered for an Autodesk success story featured on our website where it will be seen by thousands of visitors.

Autodesk University 2011 - 00

Revit OpEd

AU2011 Autodesk UniversityIt's that time of year again. Jim Balding ( The ANT Group ) was kind enough to let me ride along with him on Sunday morning. We arrived a little after 1 PM. We ran into Robert Yori and Roberto Mencarini (SOM) almost as soon as we started wandering.

Autodesk Installation and Updates Exercise Survey

Revit OpEd

Autodesk staff are reviewing the terms that are used for software installation and applying updates. Autodesk Deployment Development Feedback Installation Language Survey Terminology UpdatesThey are looking for our help by performing a set of exercises that should take less than 15 minutes to complete. Your responses will help them organize and more clearly describe things that are delivered as part of the installation or update process. Would you like to help? START HERE.

Autodesk Labs Preview - Project Spark

Revit OpEd

Massing and the sample model in view: Exporting and the sample model in view: Autodesk Labs Technology Preview Revit AnnouncementsProject Spark is a brand new technology preview. Okay I'll get it over with a Revit Lite, sort of.

Digital Deals: Autodesk, Komatsu, TrueLook, more ink agreements

Construction Dive

Plus, GreenStaxx and Triumph Modular refine a Lego-like building process for student housing and tech startup Concrete Sensors attracts Cemex funding

Autodesk Revit 2016 R2 is Available

BIM & Beam

Autodesk Revit 2016 R2 builds on the speed and project performance improvements that distinguish Revit 2016 and includes more than 25 updates, many requested by users.