Category Archives: Navisworks

SSDs – The Need for CAD Speed

After years of hearing rave reviews about the blazing speed of SSDs (solid state drives), I decided it was time to take the plunge and get one.  It was the perfect time – my 300gb 10,000 rpm Western Digital HDD … Continue reading

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Federal Transportation Legislation MAP-21

I’d like to share with you information I’ve found while researching MAP-21, the new legislation that affects federally funded transportation projects. On October 1, 2012, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, MAP-21, went into effect. It … Continue reading

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Autodesk 2013 Virtual Event

It’s not too late to register for the Autodesk 2013 Virtual Event here.  The general session presentation starts at 9AM PDT.  There’s also a group of breakout sessions to choose from that are related to BIM and AEC.  I just … Continue reading

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Professional Development

California is one of the few states that does not require professional development hours (PDH) for licensed professional engineers.  I’ve often wondered about this and why this is the case.  I think that it’s pretty widely accepted that professional development … Continue reading

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AU 2011 Highlights

Autodesk University 2011 has now passed.  Just a week ago, we were in the midst of thousands of attendees trying to share and receive as much information from each other as possible. Given the gigantic nature of the conference, it’s … Continue reading

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