Related Links: BIM 360 Glue Amazon Web Services Health Dashboard From BIM 360 programs and remote desktop protocols to amped-up graphics-processing units, cloud-based tools are the top priorities of Autodesk. The cloud theme rang out at the firm's Autodesk University 2012 conference in Las Vegas last month. Many companies at the conference featured cloud technology that helps smooth remote access to large amounts of data or functions as a powerful workstation.Anthony Governanti, Autodesk's technical marketing manager, found his BIM 360 booth very popular during the conference."It's one click to BIM," Governanti told the users crowding around his booth and during
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.