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Grant Dott

BIM 360 Docs and BIM 360 Field are closer than you think!

BIM 360 Docs and BIM 360 Field are closer than you think!
It’s one of the most frequently asked questions after discussing BIM 360 with customers: ‘When will BIM 360 Docs link to BIM 360 Field’? There is no real answer to that. It may be on the Autodesk roadmap for the future, but pinpointing a date isn’t on the cards. However, there is a workflow that allows us to use both simultaneously on an iPad. By having both Autodesk BIM 360 apps (BIM 360 Docs an...
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Michael Arnott

What is FOMT and is your manufacturing business ready?

What is FOMT and is your manufacturing business ready?
The Future of Making Things (FOMT) is disrupting the manufacturing industry like nothing has before and is a distinct paradigm shift to many established processes. But if your business takes the necessary steps to adjust it too could also ride the FOMT wave, be at the forefront of change and be at the sweet spots of profitability for all manufacturers – First to Market, Innovative Design and Uniqu...
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Dave Talbot

Bim for Manufacturing in 2016 and Beyond

Bim for Manufacturing in 2016 and Beyond When Graitec first coined the phrase BIM for manufacturing back in 2012 (which is now also referred to as BIM for Building Product Manufacturers all eyes seemed to be focused on driving the adoption of this emerging workflow into architectural practices, driven along nicely by a Government mandate deadline for those working on capital projects. Little consi...
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Stuart Smith

Autodesk Inventor 2016 - Manufacturing for BIM

Autodesk Inventor 2016 - Manufacturing for BIM
Autodesk Inventor introduced BIM tools as far back as Inventor 2011. Many of you Inventor users may have wondered what these tools are for or you might have recently been asked by a client for a BIM model. In this blog we will help you understand what BIM is, help you identify if it can help your company, and show how to create a BIM model in Inventor with a short video. What is BIM? BIM stand...
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Chris Hobbs

BIM Show Live 2015 – The UK’s most established BIM event

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Yasmin Talbot

BIM for Manufacturing - Free Webinar

BIM for Manufacturing - Free Webinar
With many manufacturers increasingly being asked for BIM (Revit Model) data it is becoming ever more essential that those that aren't Building Information Modelling ready to become equipped to ensure that they remain competitive within the sector and more importantly to become compliant by 2016. When BIM was initially introduced it was exclusively related to the construction sector but this has b...
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Super User

Revit Families For Manufacturers

BIM-For-MFG-Revit-FamiliesThe process of creating your BIM objects (Revit families) can often seem like it will be a daunting and long journey to eventually get data-rich objects. But ensuring that your product(s) will be able to compete within the ever growing BIM world couldn't be simpler with us. Our specialist creation team staffed by industry experts within the manufacturing and architectural fields consistently crea...
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Super User

BIM In The Cloud

BIM-In-The-CloudI can't believe how many times I have written about BIM lately but Building Information Modelling is a hot topic that is now being backed up with increasing numbers of adopters, which is why the whole process is being expanded in the cloud. Whilst many businesses are grappling with implementing their BIM workgroups on desktop computers in the office, many are realising that there is an advantage ...
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Yasmin Talbot

Webinars left in this quarter

lt-familyA number of successful webinars and events have taken place during the last few months and there are still many to go. Don't miss out on these upcoming webinars, a lot can be learnt and they are conducted by experts in the field and what's even better is that they are all free. AutoCAD LT Family If you are a new user to AutoCAD LT then these three short webinars are for you. They are based on Au...
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BIM For Contractors Delivers Huge Benefits and ROI

Business Value of BIM TopIf you haven’t already heard, BIM is transforming the design and construction process of countless companies throughout the world; in turn increasing their Return on Investment. I only say this as it has been reported that in the UK 59% of contractors revealed that using BIM has had a positive effect on their ROI. Numbers throughout the world are much higher including Japan and Germany (97%)1. T...
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