In the past 2 years we've seen an explosion of tools and apps become available that enable us to work from virtually anywhere. Autodesk is a key player in this trend with the introduction of Autodesk® 360 cloud-based products and services and such apps as BIM 360 and the AutoCAD® 360 web and mobile app. Cloud computing and storage is now widely available and cheap through several vendors including Autodesk. Smartphones are standard and tablets are starting to become commonplace in the workforce. But have you been able to effectively use these tools to your advantage? Most businesses are experimenting with ways to productively use these tools, but are falling far short of being effective. In this class, we discuss ways that our businesses have deployed tools, apps, and access to their files. Some key information and great ideas are shared to help you understand the tools that are available and find ways to take full advantage of them.
- List the available mobile tools including Autodesk 360
- Explain the pros and cons of several platforms
- Appreciate the challenges behind implementation of mobile tools
- Use several ideas about where to focus efforts with regard to mobile technology
Greg has worked in the AECO industry for the last 15 years with a background in construction management, structural engineering, BIM management and consulting. He specializes in Autodesk Revit and Navisworks, laser scanning, and mobile technology and provides training, strategic planning, HDS building documentation services and best practice solutions. Greg has spoken at many professional events including AU and SPAR Point International. In addition, Greg is founder of the RocCity Revit User Group and supports BIM user groups across western New York.