Have you ever had to leave the office and you realized as you were walking out the door that you’d forgotten to copy your Fabrication database to your local machine? Or have you ever had to work off site and then had multiple copies of your Fabrication database and you weren’t sure how to manage them? Even if this is not the case and you’re just looking for a simple way to manage your Fabrication database, this class is for you. I will demonstrate how you can work anywhere, anytime, and not have to worry about copying and managing multiple databases. This session features Fabrication CADmep and Fabrication CAMduct.
- Review user options for managing and transferring the database to multiple users and locations
- Learn how to set up configuration and database structure on your local drive to work via the cloud
- Learn how to set up folder permissions to control user read and write permissions
- Learn how Profiles can assist you with this type of setup and learn about using Profiles per project
Josh is currently working at Comfort Systems USA as a BIM Integration Specialist. Comfort Systems USA has become America’s leader in installation and service for building mechanical systems and currently has 36 subsidiary companies with over 96 locations across the United States. CSUSA has a total of 24 companies, 7 sheet metal fabrication shops with 190 users sharing the same Autodesk Fabrication Database. Josh is responsible for implementation, training and advisement on best practices for these companies, developing standards within the organization and continuing to utilize new technology to the fullest extent. Previous to working at CSUSA Josh was a sheet metal worker for 12 years, MAP Software trainer for 3 years and a Regional Sales Manager for Technical Sales International for 2 years. Josh has been working with Autodesk Products for 16 years.
William Tucker is currently working at Comfort Systems USA, a Premier Mechanical Systems Installation and Service provider, as BIM Trainer and Product Specialist. CSUSA is a national organization with 8,000 employees. CSUSA has one Autodesk Fabrication National Database that is shared with 26 companies, 10 Sheet Metal Fabrication Shops and 205 users. William is responsible for implementing, training, and advising on best practices for these companies, developing standards within the organization, and providing technology recommendations for the future. In the past, William has trained and Implemented Autodesk Fabrication CADmep, ESTmep, and CAMduct as well as utilized it as a 3D detailing and coordination package. William has been using Autodesk Products for 30 years. William enjoys helping others utilize the software to its fullest extent.