Autodesk University 2016 Recap

We're now back home after a long week at Autodesk University (AU). It was another great year of catching up with old friends; meeting new people; and spending dedicated time thinking, mulling over, and evaluating Autodesk technology and workflows. Here are our top five takeaways.

Low on Gimmick & Glamour

Every AU has a fair amount of pomp and circumstance. Our impression, which was met with agreement from other attendees we met during the week, was that this year was a little different from previous years. The overall event was more simple and less complex. We didn't see any Storm Troopers. The Hive outside the exhibit hall was gone, replaced by an area intended for users to get answers and provide feedback on products. No more robotic bartender in the Exhibit Hall. It just felt like a simpler event.

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