What do you like best?
Flexible and fully customizable to our particular disciplines and industry. The MEP integration fits well with the disciplines we offer and production models within our business units. Its integration with Revit and standardization in the architectural industry makes the learning curve and expense well worth its deployment.
What do you dislike?
It requires dedicate users to really master its use and get the benefits of the powerful feature it offers. Mid-level users benefit from it as well, but dedicated production teams are typically needed for efficiency.
Recommendations to others considering the product
Review the requirements for implementation, particularly on computing power, server storage and licensing models. This powerful software can solve many production issues if deployed properly and with appropriate resources. The additional offerings from AutoDesk pair complement ACAD MEP and improve production quality and output, however, a careful selection is advantageous in terms of investment required.
What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
Standardization in production styles and techniques. As a large company is is very important to produce a uniform and consistent product output in an efficient manner. ACAD MEP helps us do that well.