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3D Format Frenzy   15 Dec, 2004

Although the basic premise behind all of the applications included in this article is essentially the same-providing a way to publish 3D data-the approaches vary tremendously, showing the diversity and vigor in this particular segment of the software market.More>>

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Pure-play PLM: Report from AGILITY 2004   15 Nov, 2004

Product lifecycle management through the eyes of Agile and its customersMore>>

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Editor's Window   1 Nov, 2004

Project lifecycle management gains ground with manufacturers.More>>

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AEC From the Ground Up: The Building Information Model   1 Nov, 2004

Is BIM the future for AEC design?More>>

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Autodesk Revit 7   1 Nov, 2004

Less than one year after the last major release, Autodesk announced Revit 7, the latest update to its parametric building modeler. I reviewed a prerelease version of this program, as well as the Revit-based structural engineering and MEP engineering applications that are currently in beta release....More>>

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Building Information Modeling Takes Hold Down Under   15 Oct, 2004

Firms embrace technology that gives them a competitive edgeMore>>

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Calculating BIM's Return on Investment   22 Sep, 2004

A simple formula calculates return on investment when you’re considering a new BIM system.More>>

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First Look: AcroXchange   16 Aug, 2004

TAILOR MADE SOFTWARE'S AcroXchange converts PDF and Adobe Illustrator AI files from Illustrator 9 or later to a wide array of vector, raster, and Web-ready file formats, including AutoCAD DWG and DWF.More>>

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First Look: DWF Composer   16 Aug, 2004

IN A MOVE THAT GIVES the DWF file format functionality comparable to rival Adobe's PDF format, Autodesk shipped Autodesk DWF Composer for viewing, markup, and revision of design files.More>>

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Sharing Files the PDF Way, Part II   16 Aug, 2004

Use MicroStation V8 to create Adobe PDF files and enrich them with links, attachments, search capabilities, and more.More>>