April 8, 2013
» Siemens and Bentley extend collaboration to the process industry
NUREMBERG, Germany – The Siemens Industry Automation Division and Bentley Systems announced at the Hannover Messe that they are stepping up their strategic collaboration, focusing on the process industry sector in fields such as chemicals, energy, pharmaceuticals, and oil and gas. Both companies are targeting increased interoperability between the Comos engineering software solution from Siemens and Bentley’s OpenPlant 2D/3D system for plant design and construction.
April 5, 2013
» A Winning Combination: ArchiCAD, ArchDaily and Portuguese architecture
BUDAPEST – GRAPHISOFT, the leading Building Information Modeling (BIM) architectural software developer, is pleased to announce that several ArchiCAD-designed buildings by Portuguese architects have finished with high marks in the annual ArchDaily Building of the Year Awards.
April 4, 2013
» Applied Software wins 2013 Autodesk Platinum Club Award
ATLANTA – Applied Software, an Autodesk Platinum Partner based in Atlanta, Ga., and provider of AutoCAD and BIM professional services, workflow solutions, support and training, today announced it received the 2013 Autodesk Platinum Club award for new product revenue growth year over year. In 2012, the company won the Platinum Club award for marketing and in 2011, for reseller of the year. This year’s win marks the seventh year that Applied Software has achieved the Autodesk Platinum Club honor.
April 3, 2013
» CSC to release Tedds 2013
This month leading structural software developer, CSC, will release Tedds 2013, a ground breaking new version of its structural calculation software. Up to twice as fast as its predecessor and compatible with Microsoft Word 2013, Tedds 2013 includes a new and fully integrated 2D frame analysis application and many new and enhanced calculations to Australian codes.
» Autodesk unveils 2014 Civil Infrastructure Design software
SAN RAFAEL, CALIF. — Autodesk announced its 2014 portfolio of software and cloud services for civil infrastructure planning, design, construction and management that will help accelerate the industry’s adoption of Building Information Modeling (BIM) for infrastructure. The BIM process enables the creation and use of an intelligent model to facilitate coordination, communication, analysis and simulation, project management and collaboration during the infrastructure design and construction process, and is increasingly becoming a standard workflow in the industry. Autodesk’s new 2014 portfolio of software and cloud services for civil for infrastructure is highlighted by new Autodesk InfraWorks software and Autodesk ReCap software.
» Bentley releases OpenRoads Technology across InRoads, GEOPAK, MXROAD, and country-specific PowerCivil products
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EXTON, PA. — Bentley Systems, Incorporated announced the immediate availability of the V8i (SELECTseries 3) releases of its InRoads, GEOPAK, and MXROAD products, and the forthcoming SELECTseries 3 releases of its country-specific PowerCivil products throughout 2013. All of the products now share the powerful and unifying capabilities of Bentley’s OpenRoads technology, advancing through information modeling for multi-disciplinary roadway teams “BIM” objectives such as better design decisions, increased construction awareness, and interoperability for asset management.
» TerraGo, Wiser announce partnership to further development of enhanced location intelligence solutions
ATLANTA and MURFREESBORO, TENN. — Wiser Company and TerraGo announced a strategic partnership that will allow for the coupling of TerraGo’s location intelligence and geospatial collaboration solutions and Wiser’s analysis and visualization platform in order to advance location intelligence and foster situational awareness across a broad range of industries, including defense and intelligence, oil and gas, public safety, and state and local governments.
» S-FRAME Software releases S-VIEW visualization tool
VANCOUVER, B.C. — S-FRAME Software Inc., developer of structural engineering software, introduced an S-FRAME visualization tool called S-VIEW. The product is included with S-FRAME Analysis R11, but it can also be utilized standalone from S-FRAME Analysis. S-VIEW is a new model and results viewer.
March 29, 2013
» Trimble delivers Proliance 5.6 software for enhanced management and analysis of large construction programs
SUNNYVALE, Calif. —Trimble introduced today Proliance 5.6 software for managing capital planning, building and renovation processes across large infrastructure programs. The new release features a range of productivity and usability advancements — including a dashboard interface for PC and iPad users—designed to boost efficiencies, improve mobile access and reduce design-build-operate (DBO) costs.
» Bentley announces immediate availability of powerful new Navigator Mobile app for the iPad leveraging next generation of i-models
EXTON, Pa. – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the immediate availability of the new Navigator Mobile app, providing unrivalled review of 3D models on the iPad, and the next generation of Bentley’s i-models, which serve as containers for open infrastructure information exchange. Navigator Mobile enables construction workers in the field, architects and engineers on the move, and other project stakeholders to navigate – online or offline – 3D architecture, engineering, and construction models intuitively and fully using i-models, as well as to browse a broad range of project documents in various formats.
CIO Challenges at Mid-sized & Large A / E Firms
Coming in May
Today’s CIOs and IT leadership face many challenges: from integrating disparate systems, to providing business intelligence tools to their employees, to supporting future growth and expansion of their firms. ZweigWhite and Systems Advisors Group will be hosting a webcast to discuss these topics and more with the CIO of an A/E firm to learn how his organization is addressing those challenges.