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What you want to snuggle up with for a cold, mid-January winter weekend is the new release of Infraworks. Autodesk calls it/him/her - Infraworks 2020 Update 2. Autodesk’s Update language as applied to Infraworks remains a head scratcher.

What marketing and sales do with the arcane Autodesk licensing and subscription mechanics often seem to befuddle everyone. Folks, you got…

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The calendar year 2020 portents to be more than the start of a new decade. We all likely expect the 2020 US election to be yet another watershed political event. How did the Playwright put it? “… a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” I trust you do not miss the Solomonic allusion and sardonic irony implied in his famous words from McBeth. He did. Mind you,…

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Autodesk wants civil engineers to start to employ Autodesk Civil 3D in their BIM 360 Design cloud environment. The latest Civil 3D 2020.2 release makes better managed, collaborative, and shared Civil 3D projects possible.

Inquiring minds want to know few important details:

  • How does Civil 3D in the cloud work?
  • Does Civil 3D in the…
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Autodesk is making a serious push to get the folks in Civil 3D Land to employ Autodesk’s cloud-based BIM 360 solutions. You might tend to want to pursue an ostrich strategy for BIM 360. That might not be a good idea. In some project-based contexts BIM 360 makes sense where you have aware partners who want to play the collaboration game more deeply. BIM 360 can make the management…

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The Autodesk Civil programming group and others spent a good part of the last programming year working on the improved interoperability between Autodesk and ESRI applications. They also invested in their own internal software interop challenges in be it in Civil 3D, Map 3D, Infraworks, BIM 360, and some Extensions and Addons. If we do the work to make the code work in the daily grind for our clients,…

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