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An Autodesk Reseller with a Difference!

Get a competitive quote on your upcoming Autodesk Subscription Renewal

Deal with the team who’s customers rate them 10 out of 10 on Autodesk’s survey scores for Customer Satisfaction!

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Synch Large CAD Datasets with Egnyte

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Synch Large CAD Datasets with Egnyte

Is your cloud system taking to long to synch large CAD or Point Cloud datasets?

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Intelligent File Cache

Eliminate performance issues by automatically caching frequently accessed files in remote, limited bandwidth locations. Sync only the edited parts of files to the cloud, to conserve bandwidth, while spending less time waiting for the document you need.

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Large File Collaboration

Password-protected download links remove file size limitations, so you can safely share large files even over email. Securely collect files from external parties using upload folders – your partners only see files in their assigned folders.

Egnyte - Manage and protect your critical content

One trusted platform to secure and govern all your company’s files, no matter where work happens.

Egnte File Sharing & Collaboration Confidently share files and collaborate with anyone in real-time.

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Confidently share files and collaborate with anyone in real-time.

Lifecycle Management Reduce complexity and mitigate risk while managing large data volumes.

Lifecycle Management

Reduce complexity and mitigate risk while managing large data volumes.

Access Governance Manage access permissions to files and folders based on user right to know.

Access Governance

Manage access permissions to files and folders based on user right to know.

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File Sharing & Collaboration

Confidently share files and collaborate with anyone in real-time.

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Lifecycle Management

Reduce complexity and mitigate risk while managing large data volumes.

Access Governance Manage access permissions to files and folders based on user right to know.

Access Governance

Manage access permissions to files and folders based on user right to know.

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Hire a full time BIM Manager for $347 pw

IMAGINiT Clarity automate analytics and access for Revit AutoCAD and BIM 360 projects
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Hire a full time BIM Manager for $347 pw

Based in Australia, duties Include:

  • Publishing PDF, DWG, NWC, IFC, etc.
  • Batch run dynamo/python scripts
  • Monitor errors, health and performance issues across projects
  • Update project standards 
  • Clean, audit, purge, and transmit rvt files
  • Fix errors and broken links
  • Daily backups, schedules, reports, diagrams, datasheets and metrics
  • Batch upgrade projects and Families to required release
  • Copy/upload/download files to required folders
  • Works 7 days per week, available 24 hours per day
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IMAGINiT Clarity automate analytics and access for Revit AutoCAD and BIM 360 projects

Get IMAGINiT Clarity for only $347 per week to automate and analyse AutoCAD and Revit Projects with BIM 360, SharePoint, ProCore, Egnyte, DropBox integration and more.

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Hire a full time CAD Manager for $325 pw

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Hire a full time CAD Manager for $325 pw

Based in Australia, duties Include:

  • Managing revisions
  • Publishing PDF, DXF, DWG, STEP files, etc.
  • Batch update properties/attributes
  • Managing file references
  • Finds latest files
  • Change Orders
  • Exports Bill of Materials 
  • Finds Duplicates
  • Copies projects and files for new projects
  • Works 7 days per week, available 24 hours per day
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Get Vault Professional from $325 per week to automate and manage AutoCAD and Inventor Projects plus more.

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Product Design & Manufacturing Collection Workflows – Inventor-Navisworks

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Product Design & Manufacturing Collection Workflows - Inventor-Navisworks

Find out if you should be using Navisworks in the PDM Collection.

What is Navisworks?

Navisworks is 2D/3D project management software with data aggregation, collaboration, scheduling, clash detection, rendering and animation tools for large projects mainly in construction and for large assemblies.

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Why use Navisworks?

Here’s 5 benefits for Autodesk Inventor users:

  • Append – You can have super massive assemblies in Navisworks and if the Inventor model (or other any other file format) changes, it updates in Navisworks.
  • Data aggregation – Combine almost any 2D or 3D file formats into the one file.
  • Collaborate – Share files, renderings and walkthrough animations with free Navisworks and Autodesk viewers.
  • 5D Scheduling – Combine 3D with Project Management Tools, Create or upload a Gannt chart and simulate the deconstruction and/or construction of your models.
  • Clash Detection – See if your equipment will clash with other objects or services.

To learn more about Navisworks, visit the Navisworks page on the Autodesk website

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Free Digital Twin Solution from Autodesk

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Free Digital Twin Solution from Autodesk

Harnessing BIM to realise Digital Twins Transforming the Built Asset Lifecycle.

Autodesk Tandem is a Digital Twin cloud solution to provide a digital replica of built assets to provide the necessary operation and behavioural awareness to simulate, predict and make informed decisions based on real world conditions.

Autodesk Tandem helps AEC firms harness BIM (Building Information Modelling) data throughout the project lifecycle to create and handover a digital twin. Autodesk Tandem helps owners connect operational systems to the digital twin turning fragmented data into business intelligence.

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Autodesk Tandem provides flexible and configurable building blocks that will enable AEC firms and owners to create and manage data-rich digital twins that mirror the built environment they represent. This allows for a more integrated workflow, whereby specifying, capturing and verifying the data—and collaboration between owners and project teams—will help achieve the desired operational outcomes.

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Get the SpaceMaker add-in for Revit

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Get the SpaceMaker add-in for Revit

Spacemaker is a cloud-based AI software, empowering teams to collaborate, analyse and design real estate sites.

Lower risk. Faster projects. Better homes.

Spacemaker is a 3D massing design and analysis tool that plugs into Revit to provide analysis studies for wind, sun, solar panel, noise, parking design, daylight studies and more.

Learn more here: https://www.autodesk.com/products/spacemaker/overview

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CNC Posts for Autodesk Inventor and Fusion 360

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CNC Posts for Autodesk Inventor and Fusion 360

Thinking of connecting Inventor or Fusion 360 to your CNC Machine?

Let us know your make and model and we’ll quote you on a CNC Post!

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  • Streamline and connect your engineering and manufacturing workflows with integrated CAM in Inventor and Fusion 360. 
  • Use Inventor Nesting to optimise nest table and export Nesting to DXF or CAM for Machining.
  • Associative design with integrated Nesting and CAM reduces rework and errors.
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Synching AutoCAD and Inventor Layouts with PDM Collection

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Synching AutoCAD and Inventor Layouts with PDM Collection

The ability to select a conveyor, draw hundreds of metres in polylines and within seconds convert it into an Inventor assembly of thousands of parts and a bill of materials is a game changer.

Whether it’s a conveyor system for a factory or chutes for the resource sector, the Autodesk Product Design & Manufacturing Collection has unique AutoCAD 2D and Inventor 3D synchronisation tools to get the job done faster.

With the Factory Design Utilities in the PDM Collection, users can:

  • Layout and synch between AutoCAD and Inventor
  • Access 1000’s of smart Factory assets
  • Create your own custom factory assets
  • Chain assets – 3D models from an AutoCAD polyline
  • Process analysis – create layouts and simulate, optimise and report on assembly lines

Check out the Autodesk Factory Channel here to learn more: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUK_zCI5A1rbi4O3b_VVv5g

Design Consulting offers Factory Design Utilities setup and training, so contact us if you’re interested in seeing how Factory Design Utilities works.

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What’s New in IMAGINiT Clarity 2023 for Revit and AutoCAD

IMAGINiT Clarity automate analytics and access for Revit AutoCAD and BIM 360 projects
IMAGINiT Clarity automate analytics and access for Revit AutoCAD and BIM 360 projects

What's New in IMAGINiT Clarity 2023

IMAGINiT Clarity brings more features in BIM 360 and Revit and improvements to UI and Task management. 

Here’s some features that stand out:

  • Map Revit parameters to BIM 360 Attributes
  • Auto create IMAGINiT Clarity project upon new BIM 360 Project
  • New Audit, Purge and Compact Task
  • Improvements to Python and Dynamo task scheduling
  • Improvements to UI for AutoCAD DWG and NWC from Revit model task
  • Improvements to Datasheets
  • ProjectWise IMS account support
  • New Metrics
  • Plus more!

Check out the video below to learn about the full list of features in 2023 and past releases.

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Industry Capabilities Benchmark Report

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Industry Capabilities Benchmark Report

Autodesk is continuously working to help businesses as they adapt to an increasingly digital, data-driven, and automated world. A critical component of helping companies thrive, now and in the future, is understanding what capabilities they need to be successful. They collected feedback from over 1000 business leaders and professionals, from 617 companies, across the Building Design, Civil Engineering, Construction, and Manufacturing industries.

Download the report below.

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Free Content Management System for Revit

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Need a better way to manage Revit content?

Get Connector for Revit and Revit LT

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Introducing Connector - Free For Up To 5 Users

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Revit Families

Drag and drop families, type catalogues, view parameters

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Tags

Assign assets to tags to find and filter families and digital assets

Filter

Filters

Smart filtering by type, favourites, tags, rating, etc.

Connect

Connect

Connect to existing storage systems

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Batch Tools

Rename, remove/add characters, case, etc.

Folders

Show Files

Visually see all files within sub-folders

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Need more features?

Check out Server Edition to centrally manage teams, permissions and versioning, plus more!

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DC Scores 10/10 for Autodesk Customer Satisfaction

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DC Scores 10/10 for Customer Satisfaction!

Tired of waiting for your Autodesk software or support tickets to get fulfilled?

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Design Consulting consistetnly gets 10/10 for customer satisfaction on Autodesk customer surveys

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Fast Response

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No Hidden Fees

We don’t charge you extra for miscellaneous administration fees or for the technical support you are entitled to.

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Free BIM Services*

Model audits, batch project and family upgrades. Free Content Management System (5 users)

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Free Inv Services*

iLogic design automation modelling and consulting services.

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Revit Architecture and MEP Workflows with Simulation, CFD Dynamo and Autodesk Rendering

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Revit Architecture and MEP Workflows

Building and Internal Airflow Analysis using Revit, Simulation CFD, Dynamo and Autodesk Cloud Rendering

We all need to collaborate better and a picture speaks a thousands words. Typically BIM collaboration has largely been done by linking in Architectural, MEP and Structural models but when you combine BIM models and computational fluid dynamic analysis, the results are limitless as the video below illustrates how Architects, MEP designers and Engineers can collaborate better through Autodesk Revit.

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Once the Revit model has been shared with the Engineer and they have completed their analysis, results can be exported to a spreadsheet.

Until recently, there’s been no way of importing those results into Revit to coordinate CFD analysis with a BIM model, however, through Dynamo visual scripting we are able to bridge the gap between excel data and BIM modelling.

Sending CFD Results as Models to Revit via Dynamo

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Dynamo is a visual scripting language that has suport for a wide range of formats and in this scenario we imported CFD coordinate data and positioned them correctly to be able to visualise results with the BIM model, to coordinate with various stakeholders to make better design choices.

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Using the Autodesk Cloud Rendering service, a panorama render can be processed in the cloud and shared amongst non-CAD users and either using a browser, the recipient of the file can view in 360 the impacts of the design and the airflow behaviour.

Optionally, you can be immersed into a virtual reality environment using any popular VR headset and device.

Click here to view the  panorama

AEC Collection + Simulation CFD

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Apart from Autodesk Simulation CFD, Revit, Dynamo and Autodesk Rendering is available through your AEC Collection, however, there may be additional fees for high-quality renders through Autodesk Rendering service utilising cloud credits.

 

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Autodesk Impact Report FY22

Autodesk’s impact strategy includes how we improve our operations, partner with customers and advance industries.
Autodesk’s impact strategy includes how we improve our operations, partner with customers and advance industries.

Autodesk Impact Report FY22

Autodesk released their impact report this month and how much impact are Autodesk having on sustainability?

You can download the report here

There focus is on:

  • Impact
  • Improving Operations
  • Partnering with customers and
  • Advancing industries

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Evaluate cost impacts with the PDM Collection

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Evaluate cost impacts with the PDM Collection

How do you stack your tolerances?
Dimensional variations can mean the difference to your design getting assembled or rejected.

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Balance assembly fit and machining cost with the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

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Reduce Errors

Tolerance analysis tools reduce errors in manual stacking

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Accuracy

Accurately calculate cumulative effects of GD&T

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Results

Communicate Analysis Results

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Cost

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Automate Inventor models drawings and iproperties

Autodesk Inventor iLogic design automation services and training
Autodesk Inventor iLogic design automation services and training

Automate Inventor models, drawings and iproperties

Are your Inventor models and metadata same but different?

Use iLogic to save time on repetitive design and admin in Inventor.

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Design Consulting can automate your Inventor models and drawings and/or provide iLogic training.

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Models

Automate part and assembly design

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2D Drawings

Automate Sheets, Views and Annotations

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Materials

Automate material/appearance assignment

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iProperties

iProperties and Bill of Material metadata

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Construction Data Control, Threat Management and Collaboration with Egnyte

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Construction Data Control, Threat Management and Collaboration

Too many systems and services to manage?

Save time and money by consolidating your IT systems and sync data  with other services such as BIM 360, IMAGINiT Clarity and other construction platforms.

Egnyte - Manage and protect your critical content

One trusted platform to secure and govern all your company’s files, no matter where work happens.

Egnte File Sharing & Collaboration Confidently share files and collaborate with anyone in real-time.

File Sharing & Collaboration

Confidently share files and collaborate with anyone in real-time.

Lifecycle Management Reduce complexity and mitigate risk while managing large data volumes.

Lifecycle Management

Reduce complexity and mitigate risk while managing large data volumes.

Access Governance Manage access permissions to files and folders based on user right to know.

Access Governance

Manage access permissions to files and folders based on user right to know.

Egnte File Sharing & Collaboration Confidently share files and collaborate with anyone in real-time.

File Sharing & Collaboration

Confidently share files and collaborate with anyone in real-time.

Lifecycle Management Reduce complexity and mitigate risk while managing large data volumes.

Lifecycle Management

Reduce complexity and mitigate risk while managing large data volumes.

Access Governance Manage access permissions to files and folders based on user right to know.

Access Governance

Manage access permissions to files and folders based on user right to know.

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Save Hundreds of Hours on Revit and AutoCAD Projects

IMAGINiT Clarity automate analytics and access for Revit AutoCAD and BIM 360 projects

Save Hundreds of Hours on Revit and AutoCAD Projects

Are you spending more and more time on admin and less on design? Stop Wasting Time in Revit and AutoCAD.

Stop Wasting Time in Revit and AutoCAD Are you spending more and more time on admin and less on design?

There's a Better Way...

IMAGINiT Clarity automate analytics and access for Revit AutoCAD and BIM 360 projects

Clarity is the leading automation and analytics system that provides access for CAD and non-CAD users to view/edit project data, run CAD, BIM Management, IT related tasks and project analytics.

It works with Revit, Revit LT and AutoCAD-based software (Specialised Toolsets, Civil 3D, Advance Steel, etc.) and connects with major Construction Systems and Cloud Storage Providers to run tasks and sync data, saving time and money on every project.

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Autodesk Vault Migration Best Practices

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Autodesk Vault Migration Best Practices

A Vault migration occurs where the Vault environment is being migrated from one release to a later release (e.g. 2022 to 2023).

Migrations need to be planned out and not left too long between releases and from the current release to avoid issues with data and config migrations which ultimately leads an increase in the time and cost to migrate Vault to the designated release.

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Planning the Migration

If Vault migrations are left too long between releases or is migrated to a release that is more than 3 releases from the current, issues can arise in a migration where there are errors in configurations and database relationships due to:

  • Double and triple migrations
  • Autodesk integrating too many changes between releases and the old configuration not being supported in the new release.
  • Users may miss issues during testing and handover phase, etc.
  • Release is end of life and no longer support from Autodesk
  • Forced to do a double migration
  • Cyclical problem of too many changes between releases (being too far apart) and errors, can’t go forward until issues are resolved.
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What is a Double Migration?

Vault can only be migrated within 3 releases. A Vault environment on 2020 can only be migrated to 2022. If the current release in this scenario is 2023, then another migration is required to go from 2022 to 2023.

A triple migration is basically when the Vault release is far back from the desired release. In one example, Design Consulting migrated Vault from 2015 to 2017, 2017 to 2019 and then 2019 to 2021.

The time taken and steps involved to migrate are virtually replicated, resulting in a duplication in costs every time a migration is required, so planning your Vault migration is important to get the best value for money  when migrating and also have users take advantage of the additional productivity features in the new releases of Vault and CAD software.

On one hand IT may want to delay the inevitable for as long as possible to reduce their workload on a 1, 2 or 3 year interval, however, the user base can lose out on new features that makes the business more productive and if there are issues with the migration due to unforseen errors in data and configuration, any time savings in IT may be minimal compared to these aforementioned factors.

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Vault Migration Best Practices

While things get busy and there may be budgetary constraints, however, if possible, the best practice for Vault to optimise the migrations are:

  • To ensure backups are scheduled, not failing and up to date
  • Vault Server and CAD System Requirements are being met
  • Try migrating within 3 releases to avoid a double migration (2019 to 2021, 2021 to 2022 double migration costs the same as 2019 to 2021, 2021 to 2023)
  • Stay 1 release behind the latest or wait for the major service pack release to avoid any unforeseen issues.
  • Test environment – Have a compatible server, job processor (if required), CAD-level workstation, etc. as a test environment for the migration that users can connect to, before rolling it out the migrated Vault release into production.
  • For larger environments of 50x users or more, having in place a more formal ITIL framework or similar.

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Automate Revision Control with Vault Professional

Autodesk Vault Professional enterprise data management revison control, lifecycles, bom management

Change Management Slowing Down Engineering?

Focus on design and less on admin with Autodesk Vault Professional.

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Automate Revisions, Lifecycles and Change Management with Autodesk Vault Professional

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Revision Schemes

Setup schemes and rules

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Automated Revisions

Work on the latest revision

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Lifecycle Management

Automate workflows

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Compliance

Lock files when released

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BOM's

Manage bills of materials

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Job Processor

Automate PDF, DXF, STEP, files and more

Autodesk Vault Professional

Vault Professional offers data security, compliance, audit trails and many automated data and file administration tools to speed up the design and engineering process

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What’s New in IMAGINiT Clarity 2022 – Revit AutoCAD BIM Automation, Analytics and Access

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What's New in IMAGINiT Clarity 2022 - AutoCAD, Revit and BIM Automation, Analytics and Access

This years release of IMAGINiT Clarity is a an amazing release to say the least. Packed full of support for new applications, new features and enhancements, IMAGINiT have turned IMAGINiT Clarity into the ultimate automation, analytics and access system for AutoCAD, Revit and BIM projects.

What is Clarity

For those who are just learning what Clarity is for the first time, it’s a server based application that automates tasks, provides analytics (metrics, business intelligence, etc.) and access for CAD and Non-CAD users to project data, deliverables and tasks.

How IMAGINiT Clarity works - Revit, AutoCAD and BIM automation, analytics and access for non-cad and cad users

AutoCAD Support

Clarity now supports AutoCAD Tasks to automate and gain insights into AutoCAD projects, for environments with mixed CAD packages. Clarity works with all AutoCAD based applications for AEC projects like Civil 3D, Plant 3D, Map 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, etc.

Clarity runs the following AutoCAD tasks:

  • Opt-in to tracking DWG/DST files
  • PDF 
  • eTransmit
  • Navisworks
  • Task Targeting
  • SRC (Headless LISP routines, scripts)
  • BIM 360 / File-based project types
Allowing you to batch process tasks usng the IMAGINiT Clarity system.
IMAGINiT Clarity - AutoCAD tasks automation, analytics, scripts, pdf, etransmit, navisworks

Task Dashboard: Pivot Tables

Pivot tables are now supported within the web portal, to be used for administrators to answer questions like:

  • What kind of tasks failed last night?
  • What kind of tasks are running?
  • Which Task Servers are most busy?
  • Which offices use IMAGINiT Clarity the most?
  • What kind of issues are we seeing most often?

AutoCAD Support

Clarity now supports Autodesk AutoCAD Tasks to automate and gain insights into AutoCAD projects, for environments with mixed CAD packages. Clarity works with all AutoCAD based applications for AEC projects like Civil 3D, Plant 3D, Map 3D, AutoCAD Electrical, etc.

Clarity runs the following AutoCAD tasks:

  • Opt-in to tracking DWG/DST files
  • PDF 
  • eTransmit
  • Navisworks
  • Task Targeting
  • SRC (Headless LISP routines, scripts)
  • BIM 360 / File-based project types
Allowing you to batch process tasks usng the IMAGINiT Clarity system.

PyRevit Scripting

Macros and scripts using Python in Revit are supported by IMAGINiT Clarity 2022, whcih too many is like something in between Dynamo scripting and .NET/Revit API and gives the rapid development capability and full access to the Revit API.

This new addition allows users to run PyRevit scripts or in batch mode on demand or on schedule with your other IMAGINiT Clarity tasks.

 

 

Glue Download

Based on the legacy product, Autodesk BIM 360 Glue, IMAGINiT has added the ability to download projects from Glue.

Procore Synch

IMAGINiT Clarity supports the ability to push files to Procore in previous releases and in 2022, Clarity supports the ability to Sync to Procore.

From / To Synchronisation for Non-CAD files

Instead of solely moving, copying and synching Revit and AutoCAD files or tasks, IMAGINiT Clarity can do this on any file that is stored somewhere else, on demand or on schedule sych as SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Google Drive, etc.

Native Revit PDF Export

Autodesk has included native PDF export and IMAGINiT Clarity has fully integrated this feature instead of relying on PDF drivers, and IMAGINiT have added this option inside the PDF task options.

BIM 360 and Construction Cloud Enhancements

IMAGINiT Clarity has added the following support for Autodesk BIM 360 and Autodesk Unified Platform Construction Cloud:

  • BIM Collaborate Pro
  • BIM 360 Upload Post Task: Same File
  • BIM 360 Upload Post Task: Folder Structure – match from/to folder structures
  • BIM 360 Project Backup: More Data – Back up more data and meta data
    • Issues
    • Checklists
    • RFI’s
    • Assets
    • Forms (Unified Platform)
  • BIM 360 Data Connector / Extraction – Extract data from BIM 360 

A new server (not project based) task has been added to Clarity 2022 which downloads Account level data from BIM 360 for Business Intelligence.

Autodesk BIM 360 and Construction Cloud through the Clarity task in 2022, downloads CSV’s of t his data and businesses can use apps like Power BI for business intelligence.

Data Reporting

IMAGINiT Clarity has support for easy data integration into Excel, Power BI, Teams and Tableau, etc.

 

Through one-click, an external link is provide which can then be embedded into external systems where reporting is required by using the ‘GetData’ button in the required systems without having to worry about configuring it to work with SQL and setting permissions.

Cross Project Queries

Clarity 2022 manages an index database with everything in one place where administrators can run cross project queries and visualise and analyse data through Business Intelligence systems like Power BI, Excel and Tableau.

Once an external link is generated, credentials can limit which projects are visible.

These queries can answer such questions such as what was the average size of a specific type of room/s in the last 5 projects

Global Project Coordinatopr Access Update

Global Project Coordinator Roles now have access to:

  • Untracked models
  • CAD Management 
  • Offices

Global Project Coordinator Access Update

Global Project Coordinator Roles now have access to:

  • Untracked models
  • CAD Management 
  • Offices

Fit and Finish Enhancements

  • Targeted UI Freshening (Grids, User Elements, Mobile devices)
  • 2 New Metrics 
  • PDF: Force View Template Swap
  • Server Page: RSS Feed of Announcements
  • Files Page Cleanup
  • IMAGINiT Updater Security Improvements
  • Task Timeline UI Improvements
  • Email/TLS Improvements
  • Move/Copy Post Task Action: Use metadata to define folder

Contact Us

If you would learn more about IMAGINiT Clarity, please contact us by calling on 1800 490 514, by filling out the form or clicking the live chat in the bottom right-hand corner.

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Autodesk BIM 360 Vs Construction Cloud

Autodesk construction cloud design build plan operate

Autodesk BIM 360 Vs Construction Cloud

With Autodesk’s new Construction Cloud platform with similarities to BIM 360 and new features, we thought we would write t his blog to go through the comparison between the two platforms.

Construction Cloud

Autodesk’s Construction Cloud platform integrates newly acquired technologies, PlanGrid, Assemble, Pype and Building Connected to bring even deeper end to end integration within their construction management portfolio.

Autodesk construction cloud design build plan operate

BIM 360 Design and Design Authoring Tools

Autodesk BIM 360 design and Revit synch to cloud

With already having industry leading BIM and CAD design authoring tools such as AutoCAD with specialised toolsets, Civil 3D, Plant 3D, Navisworks and Revit, Autodesk had integrated these tools with BIM 360 Design (or Docs) in their construction management platform to better collaborate with teams and external parties within the cloud by being able to publish files to BIM 360 in real-time.

With Xref management for AutoCAD and tight integration with Civil 3D and Plant 3D, BIM 360 Docs provided intelligent document control and reference management.

BIM 360 Document Control, Coordination, Operations and Facilities Management

Autodesk BIM 360 Docs Product Flat Workflow Document Distribution Flat

BIM 360 Docs was like the backbone offering tools for document control and design review and they had Autodesk Coordinate (aka Glue) for coordination, Build for field operations, commissioning or project closeout and Ops for facilities management. There was a couple other apps for project management and costing, however, in the Construction Cloud platform, these tools are much more comprehensive.

BIM 360 Docs Vs Autodesk Docs

The first product to compare is Autodesk Docs, which is only available in the Autodesk Architecture Engineering and Construction Collection.

This cloud application is very similar in feature and functionality to BIM 360 Docs with ISO 19650 compliant document control, RFI’s, submittals, issues, processes, design review, insight tools, etc.

BIM 360 Design Vs BIM Collaborate Pro

BIM 360 Coordinate Vs BIM Collaborate

BIM 360 Design has been replaced with BIM Collaborate Pro, offering real-time Revit collaboration and both products have ‘Docs’ included.

Both products have ‘Docs’ included and offer model coordination tools for clash detection

Construction Cloud

Where Autodesk Construction Cloud comes into it’s own is in:

  • Quantification / Takeoff
  • Bid Management 
  • Cost Management 
  • Building Connected
  • Integration to other systems

Quantity Takeoff

Autodesk Construction Cloud Takeoff is a 2D/3D quantity take off tool for estimators allowing you to use the connected model in Construction Cloud to integrate 2D and 3D Quantities and manage related documents in the cloud.

Autodesk Construction Cloud Takeoff

Bid Management

The Autodesk Construction Cloud offers centralised bid management on a single platform and ties into the Takeoff tools for estimators. Using the BuildingConnected network, owners, builders and sub-contractors can connect and can manage bid invites and use risk adjusted-bidding tools.

Autodesk Construction Cloud bid management

Cost Management 

Autodesk Construction Cloud configurable cost management module centralises all cost information, streamlines communications by managing all cost activities and forecasts.

Autodesk Construction Cloud Takeoff

Integration

The Autodesk Construction Cloud also offers over 200 integrations with the Autodesk Connect tool.

Autodesk Construction Cloud connect

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Graitec Powerpack addin for Revit

Graitec Powerpack for Inventor

Overview

The GRAITEC PowerPack provides a broad suite of unique commands and functionality to significantly increase productivity when working with Autodesk® Revit®.

These practical, every-day utilities focus on speeding up modeling, simplifying family management, documentation and enhanced external data-links for a dramatically improved BIM workflow.

Flexible and multidisciplinary, GRAITEC PowerPack creates a significant added value for all experts involved in BIM Project (BIM Manager, BIM Modeller, BIM Coordinator, Architect, Structural engineer, Designer, or MEP engineer).

Productivity and BIM

PowerPack for Revit introduces tools for automating tasks such as numbering any Revit objects, upgrade Revit files, automatically join connections on all intersections within a model, create dimension lines, or Export Revit views in several formats (PDF, NWC, IFC, DWG…). In addition, PowerPack for Revit proposes some features to enable external data-links such as a bidirectional link to Excel.

Besides a range of multidisciplinary tools, PowerPack for Revit offering a large set of commands for Rebar detailing to accelerate rebars drawing creation. Some other unique features will enable you to directly design structural components (walls, beams, columns, footing, or slabs) thanks to external FEM results load in Revit.

Parameters

Quick Dimension

Converts an intersecting line to a dimension string.

Join Dimensions

Joins individual dimensions to a single chain.

Level Dimensions

Places elevation symbols.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit Level Dimensions

Add / Edit Floor Structure Tag

Adds a tag with room floor type and material finish.

Window Sill Tag

Adds a tag displaying the sill height and opening size.

Text Case

Instantly change the case type of all or selected text.

Edit Mark

Modify the mark parameter for selected elements using formulas to add prefixes or change numbering sequence.

Dimension Preferences Configuration

Creates a set of dimension lines for walls and grids.

8. Dimension Preferences Configuration

Auto Dimension

Set the number, style and distance between dimensioning lines.

Number Everything

Generic numbering tool covers grids, levels, rooms, structural elements, ducts, doors, elements creation direction from source to end.

10. Number Everything

Center of Gravity

Calculates the Center of Gravity of selected objects.

Pipe Description Tag

Adds a description tag to a selected pipe.

12. Pipe Description Tag

Views & Sheets

Level Displacement

Creates an exploded or displaced model view.

Auto-Arrange Views in Sheets

Auto-arrange views on sheets.

Duplicate Sheets

Duplicate a view with the exact same legends and schedules as the original one.

3. Duplicate Sheets

Create Plan Views

Create floors, ceilings and structural plans, with view templates.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Create 3D Views

Create 3D views of selected objects.

Export Sheets to DWG

Batch export Sheets to DWG format.

Legends

Design and create dynamic custom legends to fit standard paper size.

Auto Section Box

Automatically generates a new 3D view of selected elements.

Precast Tools

Used to compute volumes and decide which element is included in the schedules and which is not.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Impact Views Management

Design and create dynamic custom legends to fit standard paper size.

10. Impact Views Management

View Sheet Generator

Automatically generates a new 3D view of selected elements.

Windows Arrange

Simplified arranging of active windows with auto-tile and center-view options.

Automatic engineering drawings

Automatically generate engineering drawings starting from configurable templates.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Automatic bar schedules

Automatically calculate and display rebar quantities in a bar schedule.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

File Management

Family Manager

Graphically browse, search and load your families in a single window + Launch Family Editor.

Remove Backup Files

Automatically searches for backup file and deletes them.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Watermark Manager

Add password protected ownership credentials to your Revit® Families.

Link / Prepare background modeller

Before linking a Revit® project, easily purge it and automatically transfer projects standards and levels coming from this link to Revit® project host.

4. Link Prepare background model

File Updater

Batch update all your project files to a later version.

Family Exporter

Batch export Sheets to DWG format.

Work Tracker

Records the time spent by a user on a project or file from Autodesk Revit® and creates activity charts, which can later be used to create activity reports.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Batch Export

Quickly export your Revit® views to any available format (PDF, IFC, NWC, DXF), all at once.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Modelling

Pipe Openings in Structural Elements

Automatically create holes in intersecting elements to accommodate pipe/duct runs.

Door Side

Add door swing parameters to all doors for more accurate scheduling.

Move XY

Allows elements to be moved in X & Y direction together.

3D Grids

Creates a Revit® symbol from existing grids, making them visible in 3D Views.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

To Model Line

Automatically draws model lines over selected elements.

5. To Model Line

Category Visibility

Tick-box window to view/hide single elements or entire categories in model view.

Add Parameters

Automatically add a wide range of useful parameters, such as dimensions.

7. Add Parameters

3D CAD to RFA

Convert 3D CAD files to Revit® Families with update feature

Ribbon Customization

Manage and organize your PowerPack tools Ribbon.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Join & Unjoin Geometry

Automatically generate clean intersections, by creating rules between categories (floor, wall, foundations).

Join Openings

Allows multiple openings to be combined in the same host element.

Pipe Insulation

Automatically assigns insulation to the systems based on parameters or assigns a specific value.

12. Pipe Insulation

Split Pipes

Batch process all pipes and ducts to specified lengths.

Cable Length

Calculates the total length of the automatic or manual cable paths.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Detect and Correct Analytical Errors

Check errors in the analytic model, and correct them using ergonomic features as trim, extend, stretch.

12. Pipe Insulation

Reset Analytical Models

Reset manual adjustments for all analytical elements.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Toggle structural elements Analytical Floors

Used to activate or deactivate the analytical model, for a faster inspection of the model.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Rebar

Split Rebar

Split rebar by certain rules (maximum length, exact number of splits) and use different methods of connections (lapping, cranking rebars or using mechanical couplers).

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Opening reinforcement

Easily create reinforcement cages around multiple openings at once.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Edge Reinforcement

Easily create reinforcement cages along multiple edges at once.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Tick and Tag

Places a symbol at the end of the rebar in order to highlight lap splices.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Rebar Cage / Edit

Edit the calculated rebar cage or model from scratch a parametric rebar cage.

8. Rebar Cage Edit

Cranked Bar

In order to address rebar collisions, parametrically crank the rebars at the endings.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Rebar Visibility

Change the representation of the rebars from line to solid.

7. Add Parameters

Schedule Schema

Automatically create rebar definition images for schedules.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Bending Details

Create bending details from selected rebars, improving detailing functionalities.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Generate Drawings

Automatically generate full reinforcement views, schedules and sheets.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Copy and Delete Rebar

Easily copy rebar structure from one element to another of similar shape or size, or delete the rebar from the selected elements.

Bars Layers Management

Use layer parameters in order to simplify rebar visibility on drawings and schedule creation.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Rebar numbering

Assign Rebar Mark number and Manage Rebar trough number (delete or select per number, browse reinforcement per number).

Tags / Dimension lines for Rebar

Place quickly dimension line for Rebar set, associated with a tag rebar.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Manage Rebar Set

Explode, Split, unite Rebar set in Autodesk Revit®.

Trim and Extend Rebar

Adjust Rebar geometry (Rebar to face, rebar to element, cut rebar around opening

Transversal Reinforcement

The tool allows varying reinforcement to be applied to columns and beams as required.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Design

The reinforcement designer, available in the GRAITEC Power Pack for Autodesk Revit®, allows users to create, update and modify reinforcement cages for slabs, walls, beams, columns and footings. Reinforcement can be done automatically, based on numerous parameters, which can be either imported or set manually.

Slab

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Wall

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Beam

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Column

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Footing

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

BIM Workflows

Link to Excel

Connect Excel worksheets to Revit®.

Key Parameters

Assign custom parameters to Revit® Families via Excel.

Worksheet to DXF

Connects Excel worksheets to the current Revit® project by inserting a linked and scalable DXF that auto-updates when the project is opened.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Element lookup

Quickly filter and select elements, according to any given parameters.

Import Clash from Navisworks

Import clash-detection analysis results from Navisworks, in order to easily modify and correct your model.

Graitec Powerpack for Revit

Addins

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