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Synergis60 Webcast: Best of Both Worlds – AutoCAD and Revit Together

It is a common misconception that once you start using REVIT you will abandon AutoCAD. This is SO not true! What about the 1000’s of drawings you created over the years? In this session we will show you how to use AutoCAD and REVIT together to streamline your workflow.  At the end of this session the attendee will:  Learn to

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The Value of BIM in Construction

Last year, Autodesk partnered with McGraw Hill Construction to find out if BIM is embraced around the world and whether employing BIM processes have improved business for those companies. Key findings in the report show: 75% of companies report a positive return on BIM investments Contractors are experiencing less errors and rework Companies are expecting to grow work with BIM

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The BIM Deployment Plan is Here

  So you know that your firm needs to move to Building Information Modeling, but how?  Perhaps you read our posts about BIM 101: An Introduction to Building Information Modeling or the BIM Pilot: Getting Started Guide, and now you are wondering how to put this knowledge into use. The BIM Pilot Deployment Workbook The intent of the BIM Pilot Deployment Workbook

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Navisworks 2015: Efficient Quantification Takeoff

In Navisworks 2015 you can create an efficient 3-D takeoff using Navisworks 3-D Quantification Tools. With efficient 3-D takeoff you can make material costing faster, easier, and more accurate by using the BIM model to create your takeoff. See how Cadnetics, a full CAD/BIM Services firm, is using Navisworks in the Building Design Suite to accurately predict and plan budgets and construction schedules. Here’s James

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Can You Survive Without BIM? New BIM eBook to Keep You Competitive

Can you survive without BIM?  So far, some firms have been holding out with concerns over costs, skill sets of the employees they have, and all the unknowns that come with implementing new processes and technology.  Autodesk and Synergis aim to clear up the confusion and help you step into BIM while minimizing interruption in your current workflows.  The real

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Introduction to Multi-Discipline Collaboration in Revit

Posted on April 1, 2014 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: Collaborating in Revit is better than ever.  Your company can gain better insight into spatial relationships and change management using an all Revit Workflow. Understanding the Flavors of Revit Prior to release 2013, Revit was offered as three separate discipline-specific verticals. The 2013 release offered us a single

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Data-Driven Design: Construction’s Big Data Problem

Reposted with permission on February 7, 2014 from DataDrivenDesignBlog by Randy Deutsch, Associate Professor at the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: It is clear from reading the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) report, Big data: The next frontier for innovation, competition, and productivity, that big data is now recognized as an important factor of production, alongside

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Press Release: ABC and Synergis Team Up to Deliver BIM Training for Contractors

Arlington, Va. – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) announced a collaboration with Synergis Engineering Design Solutions, a Platinum provider of Autodesk products, to bring Building Information Modeling (BIM) training to ABC contractor members to make them more productive, efficient and profitable. The training is part of a larger effort known as Project Virtual. “This collaboration is the foundation of an

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Revit Piping Tips and Tricks (Part 31 of Revit Tech Tips)

Posted on August 12, 2013 by Bill Knittle, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: Welcome to some new tips this week.  I will be sharing three videos this week to help you design more efficiently, while taking advantage of all the tools in Revit. Today, I am posting Piping Tips and Tricks.  In this video, I discuss tricks to setting up your interface

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The Business Value of BIM – What It Means to the Bottom Line

Posted on August 7, 2013 by Curt Egli, Synergis Building Solutions Engineer: About a year ago, I recorded a webcast to help people, especially CAD Managers and business owners, to understand why the top performers in their industry are moving to workflows that are BIM-centric.  What does 3D/BIM mean and how does it really help business?  Well, that’s precisely what

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