New York Construction Contractors and Owners Forum

Autodesk recently sponsored an exciting event - New York Construction Contractors and Owners Forum. The forum was a unique opportunity focusing on discussing the current state of the building handover process and discovering pathways to improvement through innovative new approaches. Keynote speaker - Bill Bausmith, Associated Director of Construction Management... Read more →


The Future of Making Things.. Through JE Dunn's LENS!

Autodesk University 2015 innovations main stage witnessed some incredible stories about innovation from across the globe. One of the obvious highlights is JE DUNN Construction's innovative cloud-hosted visualization and pricing interface that is helping them shave significant time and cost from the projects. And revealing its potential to unsettle the siloed, incremental way in which buildings are designed and built. John Jacobs, Chief Information Officer, presented how JE Dunn has transformed the preconstruction process leveraging their LENS pricing software, Dunn Dashboard and Autodesk BIM 360 for a seamless, transparent and connected ecosystem. Read more →


Project Alexandria is coming and Construction Document Management is about to change forever!

There is a buzz in the construction industry about a new document management solution called Project Alexandria. So what is it and how does it change the construction workflows? Project Alexandria is a purpose-built document management system for construction. Stay tuned to the projectalexandria.io site where we'll be revealing more about it in the coming weeks. Read more →


Introducing The BIM 360 Field Daily Update API

At BIM 360 our mission is to accelerate project delivery and reduce risk for our customers by enabling office to easily coordinate and connect while empowering the field to anticipate and act. A simple and powerful example is the Daily Updates feature that allows users to manager their jobsite performance details from the field itself. Today we are introducing the Daily Updates API. Read more →


DAQRI Smart Helmet and Future of Construction

This years Autodesk North American Construction Customer council meetings were held last week on June 23-24. DAQRI hosted the council meeting at their facilities in Los Angeles, CA. This years meetings focused on the latest developments with initiatives and trends such as production planning, collaboration, building operations, the internet of things, wearable technology in the field and more. I was thrilled at the chance to experience the Smart Helmet being developed by DAQRI. Setting a new standard for industrial, professional-grade wearables, DAQRI Smart Helmet realizes the true potential of augmented reality and 4D in the enterprise space. Read more →


Two great resources to assist your New Year BIM resolution!

If you are planning a BIM pilot project or looking to review your current workflows, and practices, here are two great resources for you. Happy reading! 1. BIM Deployment Workbook Get the Autodesk® BIM Pilot Deployment Workbook. It’s a step-by-step guide to launching a BIM pilot for construction professionals. 2.... Read more →


BIM 360 Field - Library and Publish API Updates

The document library in BIM 360 Field has seen a lot of improvements in recent times including mark up improvements and linking documents, etc. and according to the team - we're not done yet! Last week saw updates to how Document versions are managed in Library and this update also improved the Publish API for importing documents to the library. Let us take a quick look at the most recent updates. Read more →


Driving a Request for Information (RFI) workflow through BIM 360 Field

In this blog post, we look at how to leverage Autodesk BIM 360 Field's best-in-class data collection mechanisms to identify and record issues early in the process as well as make them a part of the official RFI process by feeding them seamlessly to a Project Management system. Lot of Field users have asked the question of how to take a Field 'issue' item and create an RFI from the same. Let us take a look... Read more →


New Online Tour of BIM 360 - Customized for Construction Personas

Autodesk BIM 360 team has created an online tour application that allows industry professionals to understand how BIM 360 can help in their day to day work. The tour is tailored to specific roles in the Construction industry and can be customized further based on user preferences. Whether you are a BIM/VDC personnel, or a Project Manager or part of Field operations team, you can select the specific role that you play in the team and look for information that is valuable to you. The online tour is accessible at Autodesk BIM360-Online Tour. Read more →