Automated Utility Design – Introducing SMART Tools

by SBS Admin on March 14, 2017

New SBS Tools Streamline AUD Implementation

SBS is pleased to announce new support and implementation tools that are designed to reduce the total cost of ownership for Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) customers. This toolset is part of our commitment to achieve the themes of the SBS AUD product roadmap:

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Save the Date!

by SBS Admin on March 6, 2017

Save the Date for the 4th Annual PUG Conference

The 4th Annual PUG Conference is right around the corner, so mark it on your calendars today. This years conference will be hosted by Puget Sound Energy in Bellevue, Washington. The conference will be held August 29th – August 31st. As more details become available we will post them to the conference webpage. If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us by email at info@spatialbiz.com.

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SBS Staff Awarded FME® Accreditation from Safe Software

by SBS Admin on March 6, 2017

May 1, 2017 Lakewood, CO: As a Safe Software Gold VAR Partner SBS has been committed to deliver exceptional consulting services and training for FME products. SBS’ commitment has led to the most recent accreditation of Courtney Maxson as a FME Certified Professional and Certified Trainer. Ms. Maxson is the second member of the SBS staff to be certified as an FME Trainer and 5th Certified Professional for SBS.

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No-Cost Automated Utility Design™ Product Promotion

by SBS Admin on February 7, 2017

Attractive Offer Leverages AutoCAD® Map3D and Infrastructure Design Suite Investment

February 7, 2017

Lakewood, CO – Spatial Business Systems (SBS) announces the availability of a new promotion for its Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) product, a comprehensive utility design solution used by investor-owned, municipal, and electric cooperative utilities. AUD is a new SBS offering based on the strategic alliance between SBS and Autodesk that was announced October 3, 2016. Through the alliance, SBS is now responsible for future development, support, and licensing of the AutoCAD Utility Design software.

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Two New Releases of Automated Utility Design™ Available

by SBS Admin on January 31, 2017

AUD 7 and AUD 7+ Provide a Seamless Migration Path for AUD Users

January 30, 2017

San Diego, CA – Spatial Business Systems (SBS) announces the availability of two new releases of their Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) product at the DistribuTECH Conference in San Diego. AUD is a new SBS offering based on the strategic alliance between SBS and Autodesk that was announced October 3, 2016. Through the alliance, SBS is now responsible for future development, support and licensing of the AutoCAD Utility Design software.

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Underground Schematic Workflow

by SBS Admin on November 29, 2016

We have received several questions on schematics in underground capability that was introduced in AUD 2017 (AUDEXPANDIT command). In the sample workflow below we will layout an underground design with two parallel primary lines, a transformer, and 3 services with a secondary run along the primary trench. The AUDEXPANDEDIT command will be used to offset the primary and secondary lines for proper whitespace management so they can be clearly distinguished in the parallel sections of trench.

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SBS Announces Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) 2018

by SBS Admin on November 14, 2016

Advanced Distribution Design Tool Available as a Plug-In for AutoCAD Map3D

November 15, 2016

Las Vegas, NV – Spatial Business Systems (SBS) announced the general availability of Automated Utility Design™ (AUD) 2018 at Autodesk University in Las Vegas. The AUD product is a new SBS developed offering based on the strategic alliance between SBS and Autodesk that was announced last month. Through the alliance, SBS is now responsible for future development, support and licensing of the AutoCAD Utility Design software. The SBS Automated Utility Design (AUD) 2018 product will be available through SBS on February 1, 2017.

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Frequently Asked Questions for the SBS Automated Utility Design Product

by SBS Admin on November 14, 2016

General

  1. What is the plan to sunset or transition our existing contract terms/maintenance?

Customers with an Autodesk AutoCAD Utility Design existing maintenance and/or subscription contract (including a Collection or Suite that includes Autodesk AUD) will continue to have the right to use the AutoCAD Utility Design software and any associated Autodesk benefits for the duration of their subscription term.

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Automated Utility Design – The Road Ahead

by SBS Admin on October 12, 2016

Taking a look at where utility distribution design is going

This past week SBS announced that we entered into a strategic relationship with Autodesk. As part of that agreement SBS will be responsible for future development, support and licensing of a successor to Autodesk’s AutoCAD® Utility Design (AUD) product. The product will have a slight re-branding, and will now be known as Automated Utility Design™ (AUD, once again).

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SBS Announces Substation Design Suite Offerings

by SBS Admin on October 4, 2016

Next-Generation Substation Design Tools Now Available for the Global Utility Industry

October 4, 2016

Kansas City, MO – Spatial Business Systems (SBS) announces the general availability of the Substation Design Suite family of products at the SDS Consortium in Kansas City, (www.sdsconsortium.com). The Substation Design Suite is a next generation release of the Autodesk Substation Design products, formerly known as Autodesk® Substation Design for Inventor® and Autodesk® Substation Design for Electrical. SBS is responsible for future development, support and licensing of these products as part of a strategic alliance between SBS and Autodesk

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