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Ask Autodesk

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02-07-2013 10:18 AM

We're getting ready to launch a new Ask Autodesk Google+ Hangout series, showcasing Autodesk subject matter experts answering your questions, and want your input! 


Is this something that you would be interested in viewing and or possibly participating in?


What would you want to see? What would you not want to see?


If you had the opportunity to sit down and question anyone, or number of individuals at Autodesk, who would they be and what would you ask them? General positions / questions will work.


First 5 responders win a high five! 



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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-07-2013 10:46 AM in reply to: philip.s

That could be fun, I like google hangouts.


I'd say someone from Usability would be great.


I got married in San Raf, and while I was there, Elena gave me a tour of the usability labs and talked about how they conduct their testing. It was supremely interesting.

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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-07-2013 11:35 AM in reply to: philip.s

A senior revit develloper would be nice.


or someone who is about interaction of different adsk software programs.


maybe some one from the airmax program?


Good idea to organise these hangouts
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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-07-2013 12:09 PM in reply to: philip.s

Dynamic Blocks. Future? Enhancements?


Oft asked for additions.

Multi Vis states.

Attribute driven parameters.

Constraint issues
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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-07-2013 01:34 PM in reply to: philip.s

we need to get the Inventor and Vault teams talking together with customers more. Not independantly. 


definitely some of the UX people along with product managers, there are some relatively simple UI stuff that needs to happen across autodesk products which seems to keep falling by the wayside.


I think the number of people involved in the hangout should be limited, some smaller groups more of the time to ensure equality of feedback. Maybe 10-12 max so its still enough to get a good dialogue/debate going.

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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-10-2013 09:21 PM in reply to: philip.s

Couldn't be happier to read this ancouncement. 

Will be very helpful for my students

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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-11-2013 03:43 AM in reply to: philip.s

I'd love to participate in this sort of thing, unfortunately our IT policy is right out of the dark ages and anything considered social networking is evil and forbidden - google+ is blocked -in fact I'm suprised they've not blocked this forum yet :smileyhappy:


Personally I'd be asking a lot of questions about Autodesk's plans for online collaboration & document management that works (or playing nicely with a system that's proven), markups and review and the growth of sites such as 4projects & BIW.



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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-11-2013 10:35 AM in reply to: philip.s

I really like this idea, but I wonder if it will be confusing if there are several different people asking different industry questions at the same time. I might get bored if someone was talking about dealing with construction and remodeling in Revit when I really want to know more about GIS and Map 3D. 


Will there be scheduled times for different products? Having never been on the hangouts function of google+, i am not sure how it works.... 

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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-11-2013 02:40 PM in reply to: jlgmccall

Hi Jessica,


There will definitely be a schedule put in place and we'll notify you all of the agenda for each particular hangout, so you'll know what products and product teams (or other topics and groups) will be featured beforehand. We don't want you spending time watching something that isn't of value to you!

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Re: Ask Autodesk

02-25-2013 07:00 AM in reply to: Charles_Shade

Charles_Shade wrote:

Dynamic Blocks. Future? Enhancements?


Oft asked for additions.

Multi Vis states.

Attribute driven parameters.

Constraint issues

Yes please!

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