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Matt Krebs

CM1699: Minimizing the Migration Migraines: Lightening the Workload of Upgrading Releases

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Create and modify custom CUIX, SCR, DWT, and RTE files
  • Use AutoCAD commands through SCR files
  • Apply best practices for preloaded content into templates
  • Explain how Thornton Tomasetti has prepared their interface and templates for 700+ users

Description

Description

Streamlining your templates and custom tools and objects in AutoCAD® and Revit-based software can drastically reduce the amount of time that you spend every spring to prepare your firm to update to the new Autodesk releases. This class shows examples of how Thornton Tomasetti's reduced use of tool palettes in AutoCAD and custom families in Revit have greatly lessened the amount of time needed to prepare our in-house standards for the yearly release of Autodesk software.

Target Audience

Target Audience

AutoCAD or Revit users and managers who would like to lessen the amount of time spent replicating customized tools in new releases of AutoCAD and Revit every year

Speakers

Speakers

Matt Krebs

Matt is a highly motivated BIM Manager for Thornton Tomasetti, a large structural engineering firm headquartered in New York City, New York. He has expertise in Autodesk® products 3ds Max, AutoCAD®, AutoCAD® Architecture, AutoCAD® MEP, Navisworks®, Revit® Architecture, Revit® MEP, Revit® Structure. Matt's responsibilities include managing the customization, deployment, development, documentation, implementation, support & training of all Autodesk® products within the firm. Matt has also worked with several project teams to ensure that models are accurately modeled for coordination for Navisworks® usage. Prior to joining Thornton Tomasetti, Matt worked in the Autodesk reseller channel as a BIM Implementation Specialist to guide multiple firms' Building Design Suite adoption and implementation. He is based in Thornton Tomasetti's Philadelphia, Pennsylvania office.

Ken Murphy

Ken has a wide range of experience with many facets of BIM and CAD in relation to technology, processes, and hands-on support. Ken has presented to many different firms, and provided training and support to large organizations with multiple locations. Currently, Ken is the Corporate BIM Director for Thornton Tomasetti Inc, a multi service Engineering firm headquartered in New York.

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Published

  • 2013
  • CM1699
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Building Design Suite

Industries

  • Architecture Services
  • Engineering Services Providers

Topics

  • CAD Management and IT