July 2013

Put your Manager's Hat on

Everybody's in management. Whether you're a CAD Manager with a staff and hardware/software to tend, a project manager with looming deadlines, or a drafter overseeing a piece of a bigger picture, the task of managing is yours.

The July 2013 issue of AUGIWorld offers tips for managing your environment - in whatever form that takes. In "BIM, on a Smaller Scale" author Martijn de Riet discusses the differences between managing BIM in a large company and a small one.

Bryan Tanner covers the bases in "Managing Your Civil Design Software Environment," which explores all aspects of management from drawings to people. In "The BIM Manager's Balancing Act," Bill Campbell describes the challenges that BIM managers face every day.

Highs and Lows of Moving DWG into a Database – Gordon Luckett offers some stellar tips for using a database to manage DWG files.

Fantastic Filters – Greg Hale explores the finer points of using filters in Revit Structure. You'll learn about using filters for documentation; management, review, and coordination; and analysis.



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Also in the July 2013 AUGIWorld...

Simulation, Vault, and You – John Evans shares his experiences with Autodesk Vault and Simulation CFD and Mechanical.

On Display, in ACA – Melinda Heavrin provides a comprehensive overview of AutoCAD Architecture's display system.

Get a Grip on AutoCAD – Walt Sparling shows you how to get efficient with grips in AutoCAD. Michael Beall offers a bonus AutoCAD tip on changing the insertion point of a block.

Revit Adaptive Components for MEP – Mark Green and Alan Jackson team up to bring you the features of Adaptive Components and their use in architecture, MEP, and more.

Also in this issue...

Navistools: Tools for BIM – John Foster introduces you to Navistools, which enable and support collaborative BIM processes and provide asset and facilities management.

AUGI Forums: String Theory – Melanie Perry with some highlights from the AUGI Forums.

Inside Track – Lee Ambrosius presents recent developments for the Autodesk world. This month: learning software and productivity boosters.


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