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6 File Management Headaches Only Construction Professionals Understand

17th October 2016
Posted by Joan Allen
Construction File Management Headache


General contractors, we see you.

You’re spending long days (and sometimes sleepless nights) keeping your projects running smoothly. From bidding to construction to handover, your eye is continuously on the schedule, the budget, and the bottom line. From boardroom meetings with owners to managing subcontractors and job site inspections, your job never really ends.

More than anything, every day, you just want to get it right. And if there’s one thing that matters when it comes to getting it right, it’s making sure everyone has current versions of the latest construction files, ...


4 Ways to Get More from Construction Daily Reports with BIM 360 Field

12th October 2016
Posted by Krystian Macek
BIM 360 Field Construction Daily Reports Calendar

Construction Daily Reports: A Tedious Task with a Bad Rep 

Like status reports of any kind, construction daily reports often have a bad reputation.  It’s the tedious task that keeps people from getting home to their families at the end of their long days. And far too often, it is viewed as a waste of time as dust collects on the binders where all of those hours of work sit as unviewed piles of paper.

When daily updates are done digitally, however, paper turns into data. Information becomes readily available through search and ...


Hey Chicago — the BIM 360 Food Truck is Headed Your Way!

12th October 2016
Posted by Julie Jacobson
BIM 360 Chicago Food Truck


Chicago, are you hungry? GOOD — because the BIM 360 Food Truck is coming your way!



Chicago, now’s your chance to win free food & surprises for your entire construction site! That’s right — during the week of November 7th our BIM 360 Food Truck will be visiting 10 lucky project sites, delivering breakfast/lunch & more to everyone on-the-job. 

No roach coaches here! 

We know you eat enough of that, so we are bringing in celebrated Bao Chica Bao Bao, who is whipping up a tantalizingly delicious menu deserving of cloth napkins and real silverware (but ...


Top 10 Reasons for Contractors to Attend Autodesk University

9th October 2016
Posted by Adam Higgins
Autodesk University Las Vegas


It’s that time of year again! Autodesk University Connect & Construct 2016 is right around the corner (November 15-17) and if you are a contractor it’s time to get excited because this year we’re offering 120 construction classes. Yes, you heard us right…120 classes covering topics ranging from production planning to drones in construction.

Still not enough for you? Then here are…

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Autodesk University Connect & Construct 2016 #1Bring back new tools, best practices and actionable advice to your job sites

Don’t be the guy left behind, stuck in ...


HFB: A Construction Technology Success Story

7th October 2016
Posted by Krystian Macek
HFB was awarded the prize for best BIM office in the Netherlands

Construction Technology for a Successful Future 

HFB is a full-service BIM (Building Information Modeling) office in Rotterdam, Netherlands where human relations and construction technology go hand-in-hand. HFB’s transition into cloud-based construction collaboration software started after the 2008 crisis when they realised the need to embrace the latest technologies in order to continue towards a successful future.

“We had a very strong gut feeling: virtual construction will be the future. The power of prediction turned into our favor: from architecture we became a market leading virtual construction company.” – Rob van Dorp, HFB Director


HFB uses ...



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