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Weekly Roundup – 2015.01


The week that was in the world of BIM and other Techie fun stuff, for the week of Jan. 4th – 10th, 2015.

After a 2 weeks off for the Holiday Season the Weekly Roundup returns for the 2015 with another great week of BIM posts and some cool tech stuff from CES 2015.

I’m going to start 2015 off with a couple of posts from What Revit Wants about Navisworks.

Navisworks Export – Collapse on Convert export setting for added geometry separation

Custom Property Mapping in Navisworks for QTO (video)

This is a crystal ball post from The Construction App Guru about the future of Construction Technology for 2015.

Predictions about Technology for Construction in 2015

You can file this post from The Revit Kid under Tips and Tricks for Revit.

Revit Tutorial – Overhead Line Trick

Now for another construction related post from ThinkBIM about a new mobile offering from Trimble called ProjectSight

Introducing Trimble ProjectSight Mobile Project Management

I don’t use Bluebeam, but many of my friends do use it, so I thought I would pass along this post about it from The Construction App Guru which he found at Carol’s Construction Technology Blog.

Bluebeam Tip: Email Templates (reblog)

At this time of year (beginning of January) many people make resolutions, not me but better people than me…….some even keep them. Laura over at BIM Freak has posted her work resolution, its a bold one but I hope she can keep it (of course that will mean many other will have to help……after reading the Blog post that last bit will make sense).

New Years Resolution: Improvement Production and Quality documents

As Monty Python would say……Now for something completely different (sorta). This next post is from A360 Blog and its about makes when you start a business, but can really be applied to anything you are starting.

5 Classic Startup Mistakes to Avoid

Most people understand the use of BIM in a traditional AEC work flow. But it is also helpful in a Civil workflow, like for roads and highways. Learn more form this post from the ASCENT Blog.

A BIM Workflow for Roads & Highways

This post is a little older (Dec. 2014) but who doesn’t love to learn some new Acronyms. Find out what I’m talking about in the Blog post from IMAGINiT Building Solutions Blog about FM and BIM.

7 Acronyms Every Facility Manager Should Know

Here are 3 good posts from IMAGINiT Support Blog for the problem solver in you, if you are solving problems with Inventor or ACAD.

Is Your AutoCAD Ribbon text missing?

How to transfer your AutoCAD settings to another computer?

BIM Simplify commands in Inventor 2015

I will end this weeks Roundup with 2 blog posts about the CES 2015 show that happened this week in Vegas. One about the best in show awards for new tech, and the other about Dell’s new sexy beast of a laptop.

Tom’s Guide’s CES 2015 Awards: The Best New Tech (tom’s Guide)

The Dell XPS 13 (2015) Is a Sexy Beast (The Grey Backpack & The Verge)

Have a great weekend,


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