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This blog addresses issues that have been raised by many of our customers and references pertinent blogs from industry experts.
Local Governments Can Save $1,000’s Each Year with BricsCAD
An Easy Way for Local Governments to Save Thousands on their CAD Costs Each and Every Year I recently had[...]
Civil 3D Users – Maximize Your Productivity and Save Money
Keep What You Like About Civil 3D and Upgrade the Parts that are Giving you Grief BricsCAD is a clear[...]
Most Civil/Survey Firms Are Not Well Served by Civil 3D
It is my belief that many of Autodesk’s Civil 3D users would be better served by smaller developers who are[...]
Civil Site Design’s Satellite to Surface Feature is Amazingly Accurate!
Google Earth provides access to its elevation data with a free Google Elevation API key. Civil Site Design takes advantage[...]
Is Your Land Development Desktop Getting Long in the Tooth?
Your Land Development Desktop is Getting Long in the Tooth Surveyors, by nature, are conservative and are loath to change when[...]
Value in Site Design Software = Productivity+ Ease of Use + Cost
Autodesk's move to a subscription only pricing model, combined with backward compatibility issues with Civil 3D have caused many[...]
Small Civil Design Firms Can Dominate The Site Design Market!
Small Civil Engineering Firms can Dominate Their Local Market Smaller civil engineering firms have the regional knowledge and relationships with[...]
Civil Site Design – The Next Generation in Subdivision Design
I just received a beta of "Civil Site Design" - the re-branded "Advanced Road Design" software from Civil Survey Solutions.[...]
Advanced Road Design – “26 Road Subdivision Conceptual Design in 4 Minutes”
While researching Advanced Road Design, I came across this 2007 post by Angel Espinoza. I've highlighted some of Angel's key[...]
A Complete Solution for Surveyors – No Need to Upgrade Your AutoCAD!
Surveyors require a suite of tools that must be both powerful and easy to use. Typical tasks include: Loading survery[...]
When Your GIS Dept Is Too Busy To Help – Google’s My Maps?
The GIS department in many utilities and local governments are over taxed: In smaller organizations, responsibilities typically rest with one[...]
The Second Half of the Chess Board Intersects with Moore’s Law in 2013
The story behind the chess board provides a graphic demonstration of exponential growth. It is interesting that Moore's law reaches[...]