Tata Technologies now has a free Inventor Fusion training class available through it’s i GET IT online training portal. Sign up for a free account for access and also to see how you can obtain training for all your CAD needs whenever you need to brush up on your skills.
You can enroll for the free course here: http://www.myigetit.com/registration/registration.aspx
Also thanks to Kevin at the Inventor Users forum for getting the word out: http://autodeskinventorusers.ning.com/
One step closer to paperless? There is a 3D annotation tool on Autodesk Labs that works in Inventor 2012. This could be the next step to paperless manufacturing, but at a minimum will allow engineers and designers properly define a model prior to any 2D detail drawings being created. When it comes to design intent, this will allow a more collaborative design and detailing process.
Check out the latest utility here: http://labs.autodesk.com/utilities/inventor3da/