Category Archives for "Civil Site Design"

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 users to evaluate the true value of Civil 3D to their organization. Many are now considering Civil 3D alternatives for the first time. Let’s compare Civil 3D to Civil Site Design a promising, feature rich […]

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Autodesk is No Longer Customer Focused

Many Civil 3D users were surprised to learn that Civil 3D 2017 is not backward compatible to earlier versions nor is Civil 3D 2018.  This hurts many firms who are forced to upgrade their software. Dave Simeone, Senior Product Manager – AutoCAD Civil 3D, gave the following explanation for Autodesk’s rationale for not maintaining backward compatibility.“Civil […]

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