Working From Home Resources

In the light of the global health concerns around Coronavirus (COVID-19) we understand the way we are all working is changing. To ensure our customers are well equipped to work from home, we have developed a few blogs to ease your transition.

WFH Primer for Revit Designers

With the progression of the COVID-19 in Australia, Cadgroup has been receiving considerable amount of inquiries from Revit-based design offices on how to set up the software to enable staff members to work from home (WFH). In the following I will break the tasks into two main categories, licensing and cloud software of choices.

Autodesk Extended Trials to WFH

Autodesk recently announced the “extended access program” which is intended to assist Autodesk customers to facilitate their staff working from home. We’ll deal specifically with the BIM360 side of things here as we feel that this is of great interest to our customers. It’s also an area of the announcement that we feel can be explained in more detail.

WFH for Bluebeam Revu Users

If you are bringing your work laptop home to carry on your office tasks, no change needs to be made. This blog post is for Bluebeam Revu users who are trying to install Bluebeam on their home PC and use the office license. To move your office Bluebeam license to your home PC:

Options for Remote Access in Revit

Whilst that's taken care of the licensing and setup of the applications, perhaps the even bigger consideration that is vitally important for Revit users to consider is that of how to access the Project Files and how to collaborate with others on the Revit Project if necessary.

Home Usage licenses (network and multi-user)

Home Usage licenses allow your users access software on an on-going basis on a non-transportable home-based computer in addition to the ones installed on your office-based machines. This is a subscription benefit and it excludes devices, such as laptops, that could potentially be used both in the office and out of the office.

Autodesk Inventor and Working from Home

You may be faced with a situation where you need to access your Inventor models from a remote location, such as working from home. There are several methods to do this, each with their advantages and disadvantages.

Vault and Working from Home

If you’re using Vault, you’d be aware that one of the key advantages of using Vault is that files are downloaded to your local working folder from the server, so you’re working on the files locally before sending them back up to the Vault server when you’re done. You’re also not worried about anyone overwriting your files. How does this now happen when working from home?

Advanced Steel and Working From Home

Working from home has become a hot topic of late. Here at Cadgroup we have prepared some information for our Advance Steel customers on how to still be productive if you are required to work from home. From licensing through to accessing data read below.

Accessing your desktop with HP ZCentral Remote Boost

If you have a HP Z-class desktop or mobile workstation, you have access to a HP's proprietary Z Central Remote Boost (formerly known as RGS). It allows you to access your HP workstation from virtually anywhere, as long as you can access your office network via VPN.

Plant 3D And Working From Home

Autodesk Plant 3D has a few flexible options for you to work from home. Below are the requirements and options for you to get up and running away from the office and still be productive for you company.

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT WFH

There are a few options available for you to access files from your office network. Please note that some of these options like Cloud Storage Providers, AutoCAD Web, Desktop Connector & BIM 360 Docs and E-transmit. Pre-uploading may be required.

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