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Girls in STEM Hurdle: Girls Need to Feel Like They Belong

Synergis is one of the oldest Autodesk Education Partners in the country.  We have been working with schools and teachers to prepare each generation of engineers, designers, and architects.  Over the years, we watched the incline of technology in the classroom and tools to help students learn real-world skills.  Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields have all made significant

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Building Information Modeling is Worth the Effort!

Building Information Modeling is worth the effort! True, you might consider adopting Building Information Modeling (BIM) to give your company a tactical opportunity in this competitive landscape, and you would be absolutely right.  But BIM provides your business more value than that.  You gain a distinct business advantage since BIM allows you to directly relate the use of technology with

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CAD Insider: Autodesk Rules at NAFEMS

Autodesk took the floor at the NAFEMS (National Agency for Finite Element Methods and Standards) Conference last month when they announced the details of Simulation 360. Simulation 360 differentiates Autodesk among the competitors because it offers cloud-based computing and the ability to ‘rent’ the software in the cloud as needed. This creates an ease of use and cost for companies

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Hey You Cub Scout Parents and Teachers!

Several years ago I was a leader in my son’s Cub Scout pack. I wanted to try to show the boys in my son’s den the fun I had as an engineer, so I brought my computer to a meeting and we spent the evening drawing shapes for Pine Wood Derby cars. (http://www.pinewoodderby.org/). I guess it worked, because at least

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