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Weekly Roundup – 2017.34

The week that was in the world of BIM –  for the week of Aug. 20th – Aug. 26th, 2017.


I’m going to start this week’s Roundup off with a post that has been causing a buzz on LinkedIn this week written by Brett Young.

Bluebeam vs. Autodesk: Why Can’t We Get Along?

Moving on the BIM and what’s in it for the employer in this post from BIM Outsourcing.

Benefits of BIM for employers

Here is a good post for those looking to find out more about the Precast Concrete option for Revit 2018.1, from Revit a Structured Approach.

Autodesk Revit 2018.1 Precast Concrete Solutions

This next post is about “CAD” but can also apply to BIM from AutoCAD Blog.

CAD Manager Career Advice

Have you ever wanted to know what’s the longest column in your Revit project, Dynamo to the rescue. (BIM Nature)

Dynamo: Get the longest length of columns

Some fun with ACAD from the one and only Lynn Allen from the ACAD Blog.

Follow Along At Home With Lynn Allen’s Video Tips

Some news about the upcoming the upcoming BIM-MEP construction Forum, from the Think BIM Blog.

Leica’s Matt Wheelis to keynote this years Construction Innovation Forum

This week’s post from What Revit Wants.

Escape Characters For Revit and External Database Connections

Who doesn’t love a good cheat sheet, check one out in this post from Total BIM Makeover.


Now for this week’s AEC/BIM Podcasts.

37: 40% Time Savings with Off-site Construction and Why you Should or Shouldn’t Do It – w/ Ryan E Smith    (Constructrr)

CTT 82: Live from the ConTech Roadshow in Chicago with Anthony Leopardo from Leopardo Companies    (ConTechTrio)

CTT 83: The Future of Mapping Projects with Todd Wynne & Joe Williams from Project Atlas     (ConTechTrio)

ConTechTrio Tech Tuesday Appview: Smart Notes with the RocketBook Notebooks & Apps    (JBKnowledge YouTube Channel)

AEC CONFERENCE EDITION – EP010 – BILTNA 2017 RECAP    (The Simply Complex Podcast)

More info on Global Parameters from the RevitCat.

Scheduling Global Parameters in Revit

Deployment tips for the industry collection from the Synergis Blog.


Some Dynamo love from the Livingroomscraftz blog.

It’s just work…

This week’s posts from the world of RTC/BILT from the RTC News Blog.

Speaker Spotlight: Martin Romby Hauge

The dog ate my homework…

Digitising a 500.000 m2 hospital – see how we did it @ BCS Europe

BILT NA from an Aussie non-Revit users perspective

All this week’s goodness from Dan and BIM Chapters, via LinkedIn.

BIM Chapters Update – Week of 20 August 2017

All the news you need to know about Revit Add-ons for this week.

The Week that was in Revit and Navisworks Add-ons for Aug 14-20, 2017

Have you been wondering what John will be doing at AU this year…wonder no more. (sixtysecondrevit)

What’s going on for #AU2017

I will end this week’s Roundup with NOT another AU post from CADpro Tips.

Not just another Autodesk University Post

Until Next Week,


Twitter: @theBIMsider
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Podcast: The Simply Complex Podcast
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