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Scott Sheppard
Cypress, Texas
http://labs.blogs.com/its_alive_in_the_lab/about-the-author.html
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Yesterday I gave my first tour of the reimagined and remodeled Autodesk Gallery. With my relocation to Texas and the pandemic, I had not given a tour in three years. Let's just say, "I was rusty." The Autodesk Gallery showcases... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2022 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk empowers innovators with design and make technology so they can achieve the new possible. They say "life begins at 40." Well, we at Autodesk are about to find out. Autodesk was founded by John Walker 40 years ago today.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2022 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk serves three primary industries: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Product Design and Manufacturing (PD&M) Media and Entertainment (M&E) Our position is that these industries are converging: Customers who make buildings (AEC) are starting to behave more like customers who... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2022 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Happy New Year to all of our customers and partners. Thanks to everyone who shares an interest in Autodesk technology. Your experience shapes our technology. Celebration is alive in the lab. Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2022 at It is Alive in the Lab
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While living in California, I learned to become a wine drinker. Now that I live in Texas, I am learning about Bourbon. I went to my first Bourbon tasting event last night. I was so intrigued by the wide selection... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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There are forces of change (e.g., retiring Baby Boomers, working remotely, cloud computing, online learning, transportation moving to electric, government regulation of AI) that Autodesk believes have the potential to significantly impact our customers and our business in the next... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Our team at Autodesk is the Strategic Foresight team. We apply foresight techniques to help Autodesk form its strategies, bring in visiting fellows who share their perspectives to help Autodesk identify any blind spots, and create scenarios that provide a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Forecasting is a discipline where practitioners describe long-term outcomes that contrast with the present to enable better decision-making. Visioning is a discipline that involves the creation of a preferred future that imaginatively captures values and ideals. The Strategic Foresight team... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Q: What do you call paper figures that sit on top of your desk? A: Stationary art* The Strategic Foresight team at Autodesk looks systematically at the future and facilitates active discussions to help Autodesk determine possible and preferable future... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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The Strategic Foresight team at Autodesk helps identify and articulate long-term forces of change and their implications shaping the future for Autodesk and our customers. We work with Autodesk leaders to shape a preferable future that delivers value for our... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Enlarge As technologies evolve, there are certain tipping points where they because feasible, desirable, and profitable enough to be part of professional solutions. What other technologies and tipping points can you foresee? Speculation is alive in the lab. Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Our team at Autodesk is called Strategic Foresight. We help identify and articulate long-term forces of change and their implications shaping the future for Autodesk and our customers. As Strategic Foresight, we do not attempt to offer definitive answers about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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I have a Panasonic Arc 5 Electric Razor. I find that shaving with an electric razor is very convenient. When I first got the razor, the shave was very close. As I have used it more and more, the shave... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
Thanks. I will try to keep it current.
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Seismique is an immersive art gallery in the southern part of Houston. I learned about this place on a local TV show called The Texas Bucket List. My wife, Sheryl, and I visited today. Here are photos of some of... Continue reading
Posted May 20, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Our team at Autodesk is called Strategic Foresight. We help identify and articulate long-term forces of change and their implications shaping the future for Autodesk and our customers. As Strategic Foresight, we do not attempt to offer definitive answers about... Continue reading
Posted May 7, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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As a member of Autodesk's Strategic Foresight team, our team works to consider possible futures for Autodesk customers and our business. With this in mind, our team has a fondness for thinking about potential futures and what steps are necessary... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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At Autodesk, we're inspired by a better world designed and made for all. With that in mind, we empower innovators with design and make technology so they can achieve the new possible. We deliver customers intuitive, powerful, and accessible technology... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Yesterday I visited the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Scottsdale, Arizona. The MIM features every kind of musical instrument imaginable — the kind of instruments played every day by people worldwide. Although the exhibits share the rich diversity and history... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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graphic courtesy of Autodesk Senior Experience Designer, Marsha Leverock At Autodesk, we are inspired by a better world designed and made for all. Our mission is to empower innovators with design and make technology so they can achieve the new... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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photo courtesy of Christian Epting As a Todd Rundgren fan for 48 years, I have been attending streaming versions of his concerts over the last few days. Todd Rundgren is conducting a virtual tour. He is performing 25 shows from... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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With the pandemic in full swing, I have been watching Todd Rundgren's virtual Clearly Human tour that is being streamed from Chicago. This tour draws heavily from Todd's Nearly Human album, and the show ends with the album-closing song with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 18, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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[Editor's note: This is a repost of an article from 07/22/2019 with an update for the Autodesk Construction Cloud and Innovyze.] Autodesk serves three industries: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Product Design and Manufacturing (PD&M) Media and Entertainment (M&E) More... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Autodesk serves three primary industries: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) Product Design and Manufacturing (PD&M) Media and Entertainment (M&E) I have mentioned this before, and I'll say it again. Our position is that these industries are converging: Customers who make... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab
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Our team at Autodesk is called Strategic Foresight. We help identify and articulate long-term forces of change and their implications shaping the future for Autodesk and our customers. As Strategic Foresight, we do not attempt to offer definitive answers about... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2021 at It is Alive in the Lab