August 2013

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Are you collaborating effectively?

Collaboration among the players on design and production teams is nothing new. But are you collaborating effectively? Are the right people collaborating with the right people at the right time? Are you making the most of the tools at your disposal through Autodesk products to accomplish this vital process?

The August 2013 issue of AUGIWorld explores the issue of collaboration and introduces some tools and concepts you'll want to investigate further. For example, Brian Benton presents Collaborate with Autodesk Design Feed, a look at how this tool can streamline the collaboration process.

In Collaboration Defined, Glenn Jowett brings the dictionary definition of collaboration to life for Revit Structure users. Collaboration in Civil 3D with Data Shortcuts provides a step-by-step process, courtesy of author Sam Lucido.



 

 

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Also in the August 2013 AUGIWorld...

Gain Control with Project Navigator – Melinda Heavrin with organization tips by way of the AutoCAD Architecture Project Navigator. Organize, create, and access all drawings in a unified interface.

Coordinate and Dominate: BIM Project Success - A quartet including Jay Zallan, Marcello Sgambelluri, Troy Gates, and Darren Roos did some collaborating of their own to bring you this informative piece on the comprehensive collaboration and coordination processes needed to achieve successful BIM projects.

Schedule Tables - Elisha Sage wraps up a three-part series on AutoCAD MEP. He has instructed you on building a block-based MVPart, how to associate Property Set Definitions to the part, and in this article shows you how to utilize the information.

A Kick-Off FAQ Kick-Starts Revit Collaboration - R. Robert Bell presents a list of questions to ponder - 51 to be exact - before you begin any BIM project using Autodesk Revit.



Also in this issue...

Not Just for Games – Brian Chapman brings you a Q&A with the talented Seid Tursic, lead 3D character artist for TripleClaim who uses 3ds Max to create compelling characters.

And Here's How... to Design a Custom View in Viewport Controls - Michael Beall with a monthly quick tip for AutoCAD users.

Inside Track – Lee Ambrosius brings you new products and services for use with Autodesk software. This month: a free CAD library through which users can share models; an add-on for converting neutral models for Inventor; a tool for filtering selected elements in Revit; and a technology preview that allows you to model and simulate processes before implementing them.

 

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