Monthly Archives: March 2013

Technology Trends for 2013

Deloitte Report Full page of the above The two that stood out for me were Mobile Only and Gamification. Think of your business or process in a mobile only environment, not as an add on to desktop but what would … Continue reading

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Autodesk 2014 Products, What’s new?

Autocad : http://cadablog.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/whats-new-in-autocad-2014.html http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-autocad/features.type-new Revit : http://autodesk-revit.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/whats-new-in-revit-2014.html http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-revit-family/features.type-new Navisworks : http://beyonddesign.typepad.com/posts/2013/03/whats-new-in-navisworks-2014.html http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-navisworks-family/features.type-new 3ds max : http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-3ds-max/features.type-new Maya : http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-maya/features.type-new Inventor : http://www.autodesk.com/products/autodesk-revit-family/features.type-new

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Autodesk New Products Announcement

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IE add in for Chrome

If you find that there are certain sites that are Internet Explorer only (intranets for instance) then this add-in for chrome is ideal. It will allow you to use chrome as your default browser whilst allowing you to re-direct certain … Continue reading

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Solving the LOD challenge.

Stop using an acronym. Simple! Level of Detail, Level of Development, Level of Definition, a city in Israel and lawyers on demand! (That last one just HAS to be synchronicity). No challenge any more.

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Under 30, 30-45 and over 45

What do they care about, drawings or models? I would propose from discussions that I have had and from personal experience the following. 45+, it is all about the drawing. 30-, it’s all about the model Between those two is … Continue reading

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Friday thinking

I don’t need to know everything, I just need to know where to find it, when I need it. Knowledge exists in two forms – lifeless, stored in books, and alive, in the consciousness of men. The second form of … Continue reading

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What does a BIM Manager do? #4 Workshops

Sorts out stage workshops for the transition between the current RIBA workstages and the upcoming 2013. But also to bring together people, ideas and experience into a talking shop that actually has goals, outputs and outcomes.

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Schools as we know them now are obsolete

Is Knowing Obsolete? It took nature 100 million years to make apes stand up, it took those apes 10,000 years to make knowing obsolete. Self-Organised Learning Enviornments http://www.ted.com/pages/sole_challenge I challenge you not to be inspired by this.

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PAS1192 Released #BIM

Following on from yesterdays post on the CIC protocol the PAS1192 is out today. PAS 1192-2 2013  Specification for information management for the capital/delivery phase of construction projects using building information modelling

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