We all want to work smarter, not harder. This course will help you work smarter if you’re responsible for software licensing, software asset management, or desktop delivery of software from Autodesk, Inc. Automation of routine, complex, and/or critical tasks drives enhanced reliability and consistency, while reducing long-term administrative overhead. Fred Babin of WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff will share automation techniques he has implemented to streamline license administration and desktop management within his company’s vast enterprise network. Jerry Milana and Mike Vaughn from Autodesk Consulting will discuss success stories they have implemented and observed as they help enterprises around the globe implement Autodesk products. We will share some example files from the projects described in the class. AIA Approved
- Recognize opportunities to achieve benefit through automation
- Discover commonly used automation technologies
- Learn how to capitalize on simple scripts (bat files)
- Discover simple and complex automation projects
Fred Babin (known as “Tiny” among his colleagues) is the CADD services technical lead for WSP | PB. Fred’s responsibilities include implementation of new technology and software, training, delivery of software upgrades, custom development of automation services, and management of the company engineering document-management solutions. Fred has over 25 years of experience working for WSP | PB and South Carolina Department of Transportation providing support services for CADD and engineering solutions. Fred has been developing and delivering training content for enterprise users since 2005. During his career he has been responsible for on-site and web training sessions on software updates, custom automation demonstrations, new technology, and production workflow techniques. Fred is a multiyear co-speaker at Autodesk University events.
Jerry is a consultant specializing in Enterprise licensing and installation. Jerry has been working with Autodesk products and licensing for over 25 years. He has held positions in Autodesk Product Support, Autodesk Consulting, and Product Management. This is Jerry's 14th Autodesk University as a speaker. Prior to joining Autodesk, Jerry worked for an AutoCAD® dealer, where he was in charge of AutoCAD sales, services and support as well as system integration services. Jerry served as president of an AutoCAD users group and participated on CAD advisory councils for local colleges. Jerry has accepted numerous invitations to lecture on network licensing and software distribution topics.