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Deciphering The Autodesk Construction Cloud™ New Unified Platform
June 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Translation for the ACC product fusion in terms of design, engineering and construction
Seemingly overnight, accelerated technological changes are impacting the AEC industry. With this digitalization shift, the building lifecycle process encapsulates new point solutions for the people who design, engineer, construct, and operate in the built environment. As data, documents, and deliverables flow through the various project stages, an interpreter is needed to help navigate this new tech landscape.
At AU 2020, Autodesk unveiled new products known as Autodesk BIM Collaborate, Autodesk BIM Collaborate Pro, Autodesk Takeoff, and Autodesk Build that reside within the Autodesk Construction Cloud™ umbrella. This goes much deeper than a rebranding campaign of a product by providing an entirely new “Unified Platform” designed to build better.
Together we can discover the importance of how this platform translates across design, engineering, and construction workflows, the purpose behind each product, and why the Unified Platform is vital for connectivity and collaboration across the AEC space.
Join Chad Close, Don Quinn, and Bianca Holtier Coury as we share Unified Platform insights from the perspectives of an architect, engineer, and construction manager. During this webinar, we will unpack:
- What are the primary differences between the previous Autodesk offerings (i.e. PlanGrid, BIM 360, Assemble, etc.) and the Autodesk Construction Cloud™ Unified Platform?
- When do you leverage certain workflows in the project lifecycle that the Unified Platform supports?
- How will this transition affect us and our projects, both current and future?
Tiffany Willard, Business Development Specialist
Tiffany works with global organizations in the AEC and manufacturing space to identify systems that are broken or need improvement to advance tech adoption, overall productivity, project quality, communication, collaboration, continuous learning, and new hire onboarding. In short, she helps organizations pinpoint where they can improve to boost their bottom line.
Tiffany began building her sales career Chicago, IL, and Dubuque, IA following her graduation from Capri College in 2001. While working in recruitment advertising she realized the need for online communication and collaboration, and how vital it would be for the future workplace. It’s this value of innovation that led her to join the Eagle Point team in 2009, and continues to power her discussions with individuals who are responsible for driving digital transformation at their organizations.
Chad Close – Building Technology Manager
Chad creates and curates building design technology-related content for Eagle Point’s Pinnacle Series platform. He provides training for customers implementing architectural and engineering software in their organizations. Chad helps customers improve the use of their expensive and complex design software through training and consultation and provides quality assurance assistance for fellow content producers. He also stays on top of industry trends and common problems that customers face. He received raving reviews for BIM 360 content for Autodesk and has conducted large live training events throughout his career.
Chad has more than 20 years of experience with architectural and engineering software and spent more than a decade directly helping organizations transition and fully adopt new technologies. Chad studied at Parkland Community College and the University of Illinois.
Don Quinn – Civil Technology Manager
Don is a civil technology specialist and key member of the Eagle Point content team. In his role, Don authors workflows and training materials centered on infrastructure technology. He creates a wide array of training videos, and hosts live events to educate and train others on how to use technology. He also performs customized training. A problem-solver, Don provides technical support and insight, and has worked in multiple departments and served in many different roles at Eagle Point. He has more than 25 years of experience with Autodesk products, specifically in the Infrastructure sector (Civil 3D, AutoCAD, InfraWorks, Dynamo, BIM 360, Recap, and more), as well as Bentley products (Microstation, OpenRoads).
A past presenter at Autodesk University, Don holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the Wisconsin-Platteville and is a certified Civil 3D Professional.
Bianca Holtier Coury – Construction Technology Manager
Bianca is responsible for the content creation and curation of the construction library and alignment of technology for Eagle Point’s flagship e-learning system Pinnacle Series. She built out the complementary solutions to bolster the Autodesk Construction Cloud suite of offerings. Bianca is driven to enhance the way companies do business by developing relevant content that will promote project teams to optimize, upskill, and embrace the right digital tools to accelerate daily operations. She has more than 15 years of experience in construction project management in residential and commercial verticals, procurement, and urban planning, alongside a strong concentration in technology, business development, and sustainable initiatives. Bianca has been featured in several publications and appeared as a guest on several construction podcasts and speaker panels, most recently teaming up with Skanska, LendLease, KPF, and The Walsh Group for Trends to Follow in 2021.
A LEED Green Associate, Bianca currently serves as the Director of Partnerships for the Construction Progress Coalition. Bianca holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban Design and Architecture Studies from New York University.