BIM Collaboration Beyond Revit: Part III, Revit Server, Vault Professional, and Buzzsaw

Building
November 11, 2014

Posted on November 11, 2015 by Bill Knittle, Building Solutions Engineer: In Part I, we looked at how Revit Server connects a Revit project team through server-based worksharing across the wide area network (WAN.) In Part II, we explored how Vault Professional complimented Revit and Revit Server by capturing historical versions of a Revit project […]

What Do You Design? Autodesk University 2014 is For You

Announcement
November 6, 2014

This year, Autodesk is bringing design by discipline in sessions and tracks that will benefit your specific design workflow and processes. Everyone will benefit from over 140 exhibitors and fruitful networking with industry peers. Learn more by industry below: Manufacturing Design Learn about trends that are transforming Manufacturing, including additive manufacturing, crowdsourcing, and advanced automation. […]

Announcing the Autodesk Building Performance Analysis Certificate

Building
November 5, 2014

Did you know there is a certification for Building Performance Analysis from Autodesk and that the classes for the certification are free and online?  Autodesk encourages students, educators, and professionals to improve their knowledge of building science fundamentals and Autodesk building analysis tools.  You can even earn AIA and GBCI CEUs for taking these courses. […]

Reminder About Vault Backups: Are you checking yours?

Building
November 4, 2014

Posted on November 3, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: As Daylight Savings comes to an end it is a friendly reminder for us to check and replace our batteries in our smoke detectors. However this article is not about smoke detector batteries but about your Vault backups. So I have a simple […]

BIM Collaboration Beyond Revit: Part II, Revit Server and Vault Professional

Building
November 3, 2014

Posted on November 3, 2014 by Bill Knittle, Building Solutions Engineer: Part II of the BIM Collaboration beyond Revit continues with the addition of Vault Professional to the workflow. In Part I of this series we looked at how Revit Server facilitates Server-based worksharing among multiple offices within your company. In Part II of this […]

Why It's Important to Have an Organized Structure for Inventor and a Properly Configured Project File (Part 2 of 2)

Education
October 29, 2014

Posted on October 23, 2015 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: In Part 1 of this post, I covered the importance of having an organized structure outside of the Inventor application. In Part 2, I want to go over the configuration of your project file (.IPJ) which I believe is another key to your […]

BIM Collaboration Beyond Revit: Part 1, Revit Server

Building
October 28, 2014

Posted on October 28, 2014 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: Today’s building projects are pushing the collaborative effort to near real-time transfer of information. The internet (or the cloud) is allowing distributed project teams to integrate their efforts. Autodesk provides solutions that allow this complex social experiment to become reality. Let’s start small […]

Tell Autodesk All About It

Building
October 7, 2014

Our helpdesk receives questions about the functionality of Autodesk products every day.  Most of the time, we work to assist the design process and workflow with the tools available.  There are times that our customers think of features or updates that would work better for them in a product.  We do pass this information on […]

Video: Customizing Your AutoCAD Ribbon

Building
October 3, 2014

In September for our Synergis60 webcast, Mark Lancaster presented “Customizing My AutoCAD Ribbon.”  In this webcast, Mark explains how you can organize your AutoCAD ribbon to fit the way you work with the components that you use regularly and don’t want to search for each time. Watch the recording to learn more about your AutoCAD […]

Autodesk Inventor: Showing Extended Names

Education
September 29, 2014

Posted on September 29, 2014 by Mark Lancaster, Synergis Product Support Specialist: When you look at the Inventor browser tree of a part file you created, do you ever say to yourself “How was this part created?” By looking at this example, can you tell me what Extrusion 9, 10 and 11 were composed of? […]