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S Oil HERE Balloon

A simple but effective idea. Answers do not have to be complicated!

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#BIM Client Guide to 3D Scanning and Data Capture

The BIM Task Group has released this guide, recommended reading for everyone in the supply chain but a key document in enabling clients to be more informed about this key technology. More importantly how to leverage it. http://www.bimtaskgroup.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/07/Client-Guide-to-3D-Scanning-and-Data-Capture.pdf

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What does #BIM mean to me?

With the main aim of GSD I have had a chance to review the work I have been carrying out. It is obvious to me as it is to many of my peers that the B in BIM is Building … Continue reading

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Mockup 360 for Inventor – maybe others too!

http://www.autodesk.com/products/mockup-360/free-trial Check out this quick introduction to the Mockup 360 dashboard, as well as inviting people to your mockup.

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Welcome to Configurator 360

For those of you who use inventor, a way to charge configured parts with a wider audience. Without having a copy of inventor users can change parameters and see how the model flexes. http://forums.autodesk.com/t5/Autodesk-Configurator-360/Welcome-to-Configurator-360/td-p/4300534 https://configurator360.autodesk.com With Autodesk® Configurator 360, you place … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Information Modelling/Management

is IIMM a new one ? *Chuckle* But that aside the actual task and work is a very important one. Now ignoring the platform these two collections of articles are a good kick off. http://images.autodesk.com/adsk/files/business_value_of_bim_for_infrastructure_smartmarket_report__2012.pdf http://www.aec-projects.com/autodesk-infrastructure-magazine/

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The Limits of Excel

Just in case you did not know but relevant to large data sets and “BIG” lists. http://office.microsoft.com/en-001/excel-help/excel-specifications-and-limits-HP005199291.aspx Worksheet and workbook specifications FEATURE MAXIMUM LIMIT Open workbooks Limited by available memory and system resources Worksheet size 65,536 rows by 256 columns … Continue reading

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