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Matt Stachoni

CM2720: A Hardware Wonk's Guide to Specifying the Best 3D and BIM Workstations, 2013 Edition

(Duration 01:30:53)

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Key Learning

Key Learning

  • Explain the technical demands of each application in the Building Design Suite
  • Describe the current state of today's processors, memory, storage, and graphics hardware
  • Optimize your hardware resources for BIM modeling, advanced visualization, and construction coordination
  • Answer the question, Should I build or should I buy?

Description

Description

The architecture, engineering, and construction applications in Building Design Suite present a special challenge to your IT infrastructure. As you wrestle with the computational demands of Revit®-based software, as well as AutoCAD®, 3ds Max® Design, Showcase®, and Navisworks® Manage software, you need the right knowledge to make sound investments in your workstation hardware. Get inside the mind of a certifiable hardware geek and understand all of the variables to consider when purchasing new hardware to support the demands of the BIM and 3D products from Autodesk. Fully updated for 2013, this class gives you the scoop on the latest advancements in operating systems, processors, motherboards, and graphics cards. Learn how each part of your system affects your day-to-day workflow and how to optimize each part. Included in this class is an advanced buying guide for building out the best, most cost-efficient workstations without compromising performance.

Target Audience

Target Audience

CAD, BIM, and IT managers who need to understand what each component of a workstation contributes to optimizing performance for their users

Speakers

Speakers

Matt Stachoni

Matt is the senior AEC applications and Building Information Modeling (BIM) implementation technical specialist for CADapult Ltd., an Authorized Autodesk Silver reseller servicing the Mid-Atlantic region.Matt specializes in training architects, engineers, and builders on all of the applications in the Building Design Suites, focused primarily on the Revit platform and Navisworks. He also provides regular BIM implementation and related consultation services to his customers.Matt also provides specialized BIM support services for the construction industry, such as construction modeling, shop drawing production, and project BIM coordination.Matt has been using Autodesk® software since 1987 and has over 20 years of experience as a CAD and IT Manager forseveral A/E firms in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Boston, Massachusetts.

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Tags

Published

  • 2013
  • CM2720
  • AU Las Vegas

Software

  • Building Design Suite, 3ds Max Entertainment Creation Suite

Industries

  • Architecture Services
  • Engineering Services Providers
  • Construction Services

Topics

  • CAD Management and IT