Tag Archive: Project Draw

Aug 26 2008

AEC’s Software-plus-Services player to deliver BIMaaS?

I have talked before about Microsoft‘s much-discussed Software-plus-Services strategy before (here, for example), and it strikes me that there is an interesting corporate parallel in Microsoft’s approach to the rise of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the attitude of Autodesk, albeit on a different scale. Like Microsoft, Autodesk has made its name by selling conventional, locally-hosted CAD …

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Aug 05 2008

CADaaS again

My discussions earlier this year about whether CAD solutions might be delivered as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications (see CADaaS continued, for example), are being echoed by other bloggers. The latest to consider the Future of CAD and cloud computing is Lou Gallo on the Solidworks: Heard blog. Update (12 August 2008): Even one of Autodesk’s resident …

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Nov 05 2007

Project Draw

Have you tried Project Draw? No? Well, Autodesk’s new drawing application is available as a free Software-as-a-Service application from Autodesk Labs, and for the occasional graphic it is excellent. Last week, I had to send a designer an outline of what I wanted by way of a graphic, and – with my freehand drawing getting more …

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