Category Archive: Industry News

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MG Expands Autodesk Expertise

MG, national specialists in information technology and process innovation for the architecture, engineering, and construction industry has expanded expertise by securing Autodesk’s Construction Specialization designation. MG's holistic approach to organizational optimization combines a robust understanding of design and construction management...

2018 – The Year of BIM 360 Connectivity

Practical Steps for Connected Success in Your BIM/VDC Operation From the onset of the Building Information Modeling/Management era that took a foothold in the late 1990s, the vision has been to connect people, process, and technology throughout the project lifecycle....

5 Compelling Reasons to Add Reality Capture to Your Firm’s Design Workflow

As the popularity of reality capture grows among both horizontal and vertical construction industry enterprises, UAVs, laser scanners and most importantly, the photogrammetric and/or point cloud data they generate, continue to lead the pack as the go-to technologies. It’s easy...

Consider These Points When Planning Your Company’s Drone Flights

As representatives of 3DR technology, initial.aec is often asked for advice - not only on how to use the 3DR SiteScan technology and UAS platform (either from 3DR or DJI), but, advice on how to prepare a safe, well-organized flight...

Trends in Collaboration for the AEC Industry & How to Make it a Success in Your Firm

initial.aec was in Phoenix, AZ in early May to present to the semi-annual meeting of the Design Finance Officers Group.  The group is comprised of CFOs and other key financial officers of to 100 AEC Industry Design, Engineering and Construction...