What is Autodesk Inventor R2?

November 25, 2015 By April Raque Leave a comment

For months, all anyone has talked about is R2... And for months, I've had no idea what they meant by R2. Was it a new droid in the upcoming version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens? Is it the new R2D2?


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Quick Fix: Description Key Configuration Issues in AutoCAD Civil 3D

November 10, 2015 By Leo Lavayen Leave a comment

During a recent AutoCAD Civil 3D Survey Class, we came across an issue when trying to customize the appearance of point labels within the Description Keys Configuration.

The Issue

The Description Key ignores any value assigned to the "Label Fixed Rotation" field.


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What is the Business Value of BIM?

November 09, 2015 By April Raque Leave a comment

"Good Question", you say!

As the building industry evolves, design and construction firms are delivering more valuable information to building owners and operators, through the use of BIM-enabled processes. Owners are increasingly requiring BIM, due to its ability to help make better decisions early in the design process, as well as the long-term benefits it can provide for facilities and operations management.


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Top 6 Benefits of Networking Your Autodesk Software

November 05, 2015 By Advanced Solutions Leave a comment

Why Networked Software Beats Out Standalone for Project Teams

Does your project team run its Autodesk software applications on their individual computers? If you’re still working in an environment where every individual is running software applications as standalone licenses, you may want to consider adopting a networked license approach to maximize efficiency within your organization.


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Michael Golway Presented with UofL Speed School PAE

November 03, 2015 By April Raque Leave a comment

On October 23, 2015, the University of Louisville Speed School of Engineering presented six Speed School Alumni with the prestigious Professional Award in Engineering (PAE).  

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