DUBUQUE, Iowa – Eagle Point Software Corporation, an Autodesk AEC Industry Partner, announced the release of the Personal Edition of its Pinnacle Series. Pinnacle Series helps firms get productive with their use of Autodesk products by delivering multiple implementation, training and support resources in a single, concise interface. Through a combination of software and services, design professionals access onscreen Workflow, Cheat Sheet & Video content, and receive unlimited Live Training and Technical Support.
FITCHBURG, MASS. — Following a competitive procurement process, engineering, architecture, construction and consulting firm Burns & McDonnell selected FleetWave from Chevin Fleet Solutions to improve the management of its nationally distributed fleet.
LOS ALTOS, CALIF. — Box announced a new technology partner and preferred Box OneCloud apps to better serve customers in architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) services. The new integration with Gehry Technologies’ GTeam cloud-based BIM collaboration service, together with the company’s extensive mobile ecosystem, will make it easier for Box’s growing AEC customer base to securely access, manage and share critical information like blueprints, CAD files and contracts in the field.
FRAMINGHAM, MASS. ― Rand Worldwide’s IMAGINiT Technologies division has opened registration for its complimentary Problem Solved Virtual Event. During the day long virtual event, attendees will learn about the complex operational challenges that its clients in the civil, architectural, building and manufacturing industry faced in the last year. IMAGINiT experts will then highlight ways in which clients were able to mitigate these issues with solutions such as process improvement, systems integration or more efficient use of their design engineering tools.
EXTON, PA. — Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced that The Bentley LEARNing Conference (formerly Be Together: The Bentley User Conference), reprogrammed exclusively for Bentley LEARN subscribers, is being held in 2013 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, May 13-16. Registration is now open at www.Bentley.com/LEARN2013. The conference, which has been streamlined expressly for hands-on learning, is the first of a global network of Be Together learning events throughout the year offering users of Bentley software and services practical solutions, product training, and professional networking.
MESA, ARIZ. — CADzation Software, a company that provides industrial strength PDF and DWF software solutions to the global CAD marketplace, announced a joint-venture with BALD Technologies offering large size HD-resolution touch screens that include AcroPlot Matrix software at a price point that is affordable and competitive. Each LIQUID Display will ship with a license of AcroPlot Matrix software which provides viewing, commenting, and printing for PDF, DWF, PLT, and TIFF file types.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Newforma, a project information management (PIM) software company, released the tenth edition of its enterprise PIM software, Newforma Project Center; its web-based construction management and collaboration software, Newforma Project Cloud; and a new suite of integrated tools for tablets and smartphones, Newforma Mobile Apps. The combination allows project teams to manage and synchronize project information at the office, in the cloud, and on the go.
GRAPEVINE, TEXAS — Red Seat Software, a U.S. distributor of structural engineering software solutions from S-FRAME Software Inc., announced a sales agreement with Tilt-Up Design Systems, LLC (TDS). The agreement provides Red Seat Software the opportunity to promote and sell the Tilt-Werks technology solution from TDS that has been used in the design of over 900 tilt-up buildings throughout the Eastern U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada.
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZ. — Hard Dollar, developer of project cost management (PCM) software for capital projects, announced a partnership with AboutTime Technologies Mobile Data Collection Software. The collaboration enables users to access their project estimates and reports anywhere on mobile devices. This partnership closes the loop on end-to-end field-to-data management, making accurate, same-day earned value management (EVM) reporting possible.
“BIM is 10 percent technology, 90 percent sociology?” - Scott Simpson, FAIA, senior director KlingStubbins
A BIM implementation is only as good as the capabilities of the people implementing it, and it is more successful when team members collaborate. The BIM Forum will explore firm culture, co-location and all facets of BIM collaboration with its next meeting, the Human Side of BIM, at the Hotel Biscayne in Miami, Fla., April 24-35.
Win More Work with Innovative Approaches to Project Proposals Thursday, June 27th, 2013
How can you make your project proposals stand out in order to win work without losing time and money?
In this presentation, you’ll learn about new ways to quickly create more realistic proposals of design alternatives that demonstrate a better understanding of project needs, more clearly explain project designs, and help you win work.
Get to 30% Design Faster Thursday, August 8th, 2013
Once you win an infrastructure project, how does your team provide owners, review agencies, clients and other stakeholders with a more solid understanding of your design intent?
This webcast presentation will present innovative approaches that show how you can easily combine 2D CAD, GIS, raster, and 3D models, enabling you to accelerate your infrastructure design process. It will also show how you can easily use rich visualizations to validate design decisions faster.
Get to “Yes” Faster with Agency and Community Stakeholders Thursday, September 12th, 2013
Review agencies need to understand and approve projects before they can be built, but the approval process is often slow and linear. Non-technical public stakeholders, such as surrounding residents and business owners, struggle understanding 2D plans and their confusion can lead to expensive roadblocks.
Learn how you can use compelling simulations and animated 3D visualizations to better communicate project alternatives and community impact in a format that is more interactive and easily understood by agencies and non-technical audiences alike.
The Autodesk BIM Specialist Certification for Roads and Highways: A Quick Spin Thursday, October 24th, 2013
Learn more about the Autodesk BIM Specialist Certification for Roads and Highways using the Autodesk® Infrastructure Design Suite 2014. We’ll give you information about:
• The authorized training guide
• The certification exam
• Learning objectives
• A BIM workflow for road and highway design
Using the training guide, you will learn how to employ a BIM process using the tools in the Autodesk Infrastructure Design Suite in order to more fully realize the benefits of this intelligent, model-based approach: better understanding of the project, improved accuracy and efficiency, and more agility to respond quickly to changes at anytime, anywhere.
Practical Workflows for the Civil Engineer Thursday, December 12th, 2013
You are already creating rich 3D models, but how can you more fully leverage this model to enhance every phase of infrastructure project workflow?
This webcast will show you how to use your rich, 3D models to gain greater visibility into projects, develop deeper insights into constructability, and identify and resolve issues virtually before breaking ground.