Trusting your data shouldn't be hard to do, but it seems impossibly in many organizations. Every day, thousands of helpless spreadsheets are questioned about the accuracy of their numbers. Operating on fuzzy data makes everyone uneasy. Why can't all of our numbers just be accurate?
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Think for a moment about your chest of tools as an architect, engineer, or designer. You have a variety of software systems, years of experience, and training. Experience tells you when things won't work well, like that element can't go there, it will cause a clash. If you are new to BIM, drafting in 3D, or using Dynamo, this probably sounds like a bright future, but how do you get to that level?
There is an idea out there that all of us have heard or even been a part of on certain projects or with our respective employers. The idea is this: If you are a General Contractor and receive a building information model from the consultants working on your projects, you can get the budget automatically with not much leg work.
The software team at Voyansi spent the last week exploring the Forge API at Forge Accelerator Cloudville. It was an incredible experience coding along with the help of the Forge team. We learned a ton and walked away inspired.
Here are 10 things we learned that we think any company looking to incorporate Forge into a part of their workflow should know. Forge API is a powerful tool capable of revolutionizing the design process. To realize its full potential, teams have to adjust how they collaborate and companies have to change how they look at their design production process.