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News and announcements for software and technology companies including emerging technologies.

Essential tools of the trade

Design and analysis software programs support the entire project lifecycle.

Q&A: Opportunities for GIS in civil engineering

GIS and CAD may have developed as distinct technologies, each with its own focus and strengths. But increasingly, the two applications are converging, and together they can provide an effective arsenal of design and analysis tools for civil engineers. Don Kuehne, CAD products manager for GIS developer ESRI, answers some frequently asked questions about the use of GIS in engineering workflows and GIS/CAD interoperability issues.

Free engineering software

I’ve always been interested in the idea of free products and services, both from an end-user point of view and as a business model....

Evolution of civil engineering design

Intelligent, information-rich 3D models will span the entire infrastructure lifecycle, from initial planning to operations and maintenance.

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