Lee D. Technician is in a bind. Frantically, he searches for a solid solution to communicate major design conflicts found in Navisworks to his consultants native Revit platform for their review and to help keep them accountable to these specific items.

A few critical co...

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Call it a gut feeling, intuition or hunch; we all have that little voice in the back of our minds. When it comes to AEC design technical workflows, sometimes it shows up at the most inconvenient of times:

It is most comfortable to...

July 31, 2018

One of the biggest efficiency challenges for Revit users is the management of open views.  Whether you are new or a veteran with Revit, view management is a frequently reoccurring activity in every part of the virtual design and construction process.  Therefore, is imp...

June 25, 2018

It can cumbersome selecting specific objects in a model when many objects are on top of or in the same plane. Repeatedly tabbing to cycle through element is useful but can become time consuming if you keep missing the object.  In today’s tip we use the Filter function...

June 18, 2018

Revit’s user interface and Ribbon is streamlined for drafting and modeling. But what are some other ways that these processes can be streamlined even further?

Here are 3 basic, yet useful, tips that you can use right away or on your next Revit project.

1. Windows-Functio...

May 2, 2018

Have you ever wondered why firms start but then give up on using Revit for BIM? 

Here is our top 10 reasons why firms ‘put the software on the shelf’:

  • Experience opportunities spread across many during process refinement.

  • Not defining key processes or communicat...

April 16, 2018

MEMO: BIM MANAGEMENT COMMUNICATION, No. 72

To: All Regional BIM Managers

Hi, All.

My name is Lee D. Technician. I currently serve as a regional BIM Coordinator.  Ambit (from our corporate office) asked me to pass on this bit of information and to encourage you to implemen...

April 2, 2018

(Que ominous music ♪)

Once, there existed a troubling project. Those who knew it well dubbed the project “the

one from the belly of the beast.” It was later renamed “belly of the beast” and then “the BOB” for shorter reference.  The team had a love-hate relationship with...

January 30, 2018

Lee D. Technician is trying to figure the most efficient way to find and fix an information problem in his BIM.  His situation is that some sheets do not contain correct instance property information and as a result, the Sheet Index shows incorrect. Lee has 1 hour befo...

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