KJWW: Winning Business by Working Smarter

Building
January 7, 2015

KJWW needed a solution to allow many different disciplines in geographically dispersed locations work on designs simultaneously and then bring them together in Navisworks for a complete design. “Using Revit has enabled us to work in the same files at the same time, which personally I consider a technological miracle”. Sarah Garthaus, BIM Specialist, KJWW […]

Vault Backup – Emailing the results

Building
January 6, 2015

Posted on January 6, 2015 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis product Support Specialist: A few months ago I shared an article reminding you to check if your Vault backups were occurring. For this article we are going to add a statement to your backup script to email the results to an individual and/or a group of […]

Tips to Customizing 3ds Max for Your Best Workflow: Part 2

Building
January 6, 2015

Posted on January 6, 2015 by Bill McKown, Synergis Solutions Engineer: Last week, I posted Part 1 of Customizing 3ds Max.  This week we will continue on with another short video to help you arrange your interface to make the most sense for you and how to set up a file so that you can […]

Live Webcast January 13: Lynn Allen: 60 AutoCAD Tips in 60 Minutes

Building
January 5, 2015

If you want a plethora of power user tips then be sure join Cadalyst Columnist and Autodesk Technical Evangelist Lynn Allen as she takes you through a whirlwind of productivity techniques that are certain to improve your everyday drawing life.  At a tip a minute, you’ll be sure to discover some top-secret AutoCAD features that […]

Webinar: BIM Team Work. Reworked.

Building
January 2, 2015

Autodesk amps up BIM with expanded cloud-based collaboration services Join Autodesk for this free webinar to learn more about Autodesk A360 Collaboration for Revit®—a new service that connects building project teams with centralized access to BIM project data in the cloud. With no need for costly IT setup, Autodesk A360 Collaboration for Revit is a […]

A360: Connect Your Projects and Teams

Building
December 29, 2014

Earlier this month, we hosted a webcast to discuss the benefits you may already have with A360 through Autodesk Subscription.  Here’s the recording in case you missed it. [youtube=http://youtu.be/C0PwEljJXU0] Have questions about how A360 can improve your workflow and collaboration?  Contact us or ask an expert.

Back to Basics with Revit Walls: Part 2 Embedding Walls within Walls

Building
December 24, 2014

Posted on December 24, 2014 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: (Continued from Post “Back to Basics with Revit Walls: Part 1”) In some cases, it is necessary to embed walls within walls to accurately represent feasible constructions. The difficulty in this is that Revit does not like overlapping walls. In this post will […]

Performance of Your AutoCAD Slow? The AutoCAD 2015 Productivity Study

Building
December 23, 2014

Autodesk partnered with Dell and David S. Cohn Consulting to find out how more productive AutoCAD 2015 on a new machine is compared to AutoCAD 2010 on an older system.  The study goes to prove that the more up to date your tools and software is, the less time you will spend on design time […]

Happy Holidays From Synergis Technologies!

Building
December 18, 2014

Back to Basics with Revit Walls: Part 1 Vertically Complex Wall Types

Building
December 18, 2014

Posted on December 18, 2014 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: Revit Walls are one of those system families that can seem to be static to work with. However, one can get very dynamic and push their Revit wall types to new heights. In this post, we’ll discuss how to make your walls vertically […]