You have entered into an Agreement which incorporates this scope by reference. This scope is subject to change by Autodesk, and such changes shall be effective upon this site being updated.
Advisory Services Covered Technology
The Advisory Services are available for the Autodesk technology (“Autodesk Technology”) listed here.
Advisory Services Descriptions
The following advice and assistance (“Advisory Services”) are available to You.
List of Advisory Services
Autodesk will work with You on Your existing digital strategies and plans related to the implementation of Autodesk Technology. With Your input, Autodesk will assist Your teams in either a) preparing and conducting interviews with Your team and suppliers, b) reviewing Your existing processes and practices, c) preparing and facilitating evaluation workshops, and/or d) creating supporting Outputs for the Evaluations service.
Autodesk will work with You on Your new digital strategies based on Autodesk Technology. With Your input, Autodesk will assist Your teams in either a) preparing and carrying out digital strategy definition workshops based on Autodesk’s understanding of industry trends and on its strategy frameworks and digital capability and maturity models, b) reviewing Your digital strategy, and/or c) creating supporting Outputs for the Strategy Definition service.
Autodesk will work with You on Your enterprise architecture definitions and updates to existing enterprise architectures based on Autodesk Technology, including the following topics: business layer, data layer, application layer, infrastructure layer and integration layer. With Your input, Autodesk will assist Your teams in either a) preparing and carrying out enterprise architecture definition workshops, b) reviewing Your enterprise architecture definitions, and/or c) creating supporting Outputs for the Architecture Definition service.
Autodesk will work with You on Your investigation of the feasibility of an enterprise architecture based on Autodesk Technology. With Your input, Autodesk will assist Your teams in either a) defining software architectures, including the following topics: automating workflows, integrating applications and connecting data, b) reviewing Autodesk Technology Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and associated API documentation, c) creating Code Snippets to test the feasibility of Autodesk Technology APIs for use in software architectures, d) providing requirements for Your software architectures, and/or e) creating supporting Outputs for the Architecture Feasibility service.
Implementation and Deployment Planning
Autodesk will work with You on Your planning for the implementation and deployment of Autodesk Technology based on the work done during Strategy Definition and Architecture Definition services. With Your input, Autodesk will assist Your teams in either a) preparing for and facilitating implementation and/or deployment planning workshops, b) analyzing Your existing implementation and/or deployment plans, c) recommending modifications to Your existing plans, d) defining new implementation and/or deployment plans, and/or e) creating supporting Outputs for the Implementation and Deployment Planning service.
Advisory Services Outputs
Autodesk may create and provide recommendations in the form of documentation, files, and code or scripts (“Outputs”) to You. Any code or scripts created by Autodesk during the provision of the Advisory Services (“Code Snippets”) are created solely for the purposes of validating the feasibility of Your enterprise or software architecture definition based on Autodesk Technology and are given as examples for explanatory and reference purposes only.
Code Snippets shall not be used by You in any code or for testing code. The Code Snippets provided to You are not suitable for use in production code and You should not depend on the Code Snippets in the operation of Your business.
The terms of this section supplement the terms set forth under the Agreement regarding Intellectual Property and they provide additional limitations regarding the license rights granted.
Advisory Services Administrators
You and Autodesk will each assign an administrator who will be the single point of contact for You and Autodesk to discuss and plan the provision of the Advisory Services (“Administrator”). Our Administrators will coordinate and agree with You which Advisory Services will be performed, when they will be performed, the detailed work tasks for each type of Advisory Service, any preparation needed, and specific workplaces in the Advisory Locations. Our Administrators will discuss with You your requests for clarification on the Advisory Services Descriptions and review questions from You related to the Advisory Services.
The Administrators shall review any request You make to purchase additional Resource Utilization capacity or renew the Advisory Service, and such purchases shall be effective upon You and Autodesk signing an amendment to the Agreement and You issuing a purchase order.
The Administrators will meet by the 15th of each month during the Advisory Services term to agree on the Resource Utilization allocation and Advisory Services of the following month and where they will happen, except for the Resource Utilization allocation of the first month of the agreement, which will be agreed before the Service Start Date. Autodesk shall not perform Advisory Services until our Administrators agree which Advisory Services will be provided.
Advisory Services Availability
The Advisory Services starts on the Service Start Date and ends on the Service End Date specified in the Agreement. The Advisory Services will be provided for an amount of time up to the Resource Utilization percentage stated in the Agreement. Advisory Services will be received in the Advisory Locations, onsite or remote. Any changes to the Advisory Locations are made at the sole discretion of Autodesk.
Advisory Services are provided during the standard working week in the time zone of the Advisory Locations where the Advisory Services are scheduled to occur. The Advisory Services available to You will vary depending on the availability of Autodesk personnel who can deliver the type of service requested and on the Advisory Locations requested. You accept that at Autodesk’s discretion some Advisory Services may not be available, for instance due to the Advisory Locations or availability of resources. Autodesk may use a variety of personnel in performing the services and you will not have a dedicated resource.
The fees in the Agreement for the Advisory Services include travel and travel related expenses to the Advisory Locations.
Advisory Services are not available in all languages or in all Advisory Locations.
Advisory Services Expiration and Renewal
Your requests to renew the Advisory Services for an additional term must be received no less than 90 days prior to the Service End Date.
The Advisory Services cannot be cancelled once purchased. The Resource Utilization cannot be rescheduled less than 15 calendar days before they were due to commence. If You do not use all Your Resource Utilization before the Service End Date it shall expire automatically, and You are not entitled to any conversion, extension, or refund.
Assumptions and Customer Responsibilities
The following Assumptions and Customer Responsibilities apply to all Advisory Services:
Autodesk renders the Advisory Services and Outputs on an “as-is” basis and Autodesk is not responsible for the Outputs it creates. The Advisory Services and Outputs are not deliverables and do not require your acceptance. You acknowledge and agree that no deliverables shall be produced via this service and that no acceptance criteria shall apply.
Autodesk personnel shall only assist Your teams by carrying out a service described in the Advisory Services Descriptions section above. As a part of this work, Autodesk personnel may also provide Advisory Services to Your production project teams; however, Autodesk personnel shall not work directly on production projects that You produce or intend to produce with Autodesk Technology.
Autodesk shall act based on the information that You provide. Autodesk does not commit to either specific outcomes or results when creating Outputs.
Our Administrators’ time is in included in the price of Advisory Services and does not consume Resource Utilization time.
Autodesk may choose to provide Advisory Services remotely from the location where they are received.
If You want any services not defined as Advisory Services, they must be contracted for under a separate agreement.
The Advisory Services may only be used for the Advisory Services and Autodesk Technology listed in the Autodesk Technology and Advisory Services Descriptions sections above.
The Advisory Services cannot be used to provide consulting services that are Project-Based Services.
The Advisory Services cannot be used for the provision of any other services or support programs, including Enterprise Priority Support or Enterprise Success Programs, as separately defined in the Agreement, or technical support.
The Advisory Services are not a substitute for Your professional judgment or Your own independent design, analysis, simulation, estimation, testing or other activities, including those with respect to product stress, safety and utility. It is Your responsibility to determine whether the use of the advice provided by Advisory Services are appropriate for the purposes You pursue. Autodesk will not be responsible or liable in any manner whatsoever for the results obtained through use of the Advisory Services, including any Output. You further acknowledge that the Advisory Services and Outputs may not achieve the results You desire within Your design, analysis, simulation, estimation, testing and other constraints.
Autodesk reserves the right to subcontract portions of the delivery of the Advisory Services described above.
You will be responsible for obtaining any third-party consents (including, but not limited to, suppliers) necessary for Autodesk to deliver the Advisory Services herein.
Advisory Services Definitions
Any defined terms which are not defined below have the meaning given to them in the Agreement.
“Advisory Location”: the workplace locations where the Advisory Services are being received.
“Agreement”: the contractual terms and conditions which You have entered into with Autodesk under which these Advisory Services are being paid for and performed.
“Project-Based Services”: those consulting services requiring project management focusing only on the project on hand as defined under a separate agreement (SOW, SCO, Task Order etc.). Project-Based Services define a set of project deliverables or outputs defined within the framework of available resources, capabilities, skill sets and deadlines.
“You”: the legal entity who has entered into the Agreement with Autodesk.