Every time a driver hits the road, Big Data comes along for the ride, hitchhiking on cell phones, location-based apps and vehicle hardware. The resulting data stream has changed how many urban planners, engineers and contractors analyze traffic patterns to plan transportation projects.
Timothy B. Wall is elevated to chairman and CEO of Boston-based CDM Smith, effective on Jan. 2. Now president and chief operating officer, he will succeed Stephen J. Hickox, who will retire from the $1.3-billion global engineer-contractor after 46 years at the firm and four years in the top roles.
US Infrastructure Push Is Driving More Merger Activity Among AEC Firms - recent FMI study suggests the trend will continue or even increase. Main reasons are - Fed commitment to more infrastructure spending, stronger competition for skilled workers, need for local knowledge and specialized expertise. Domestic firms may also become target of acquisitions by foreign firms seeking entry into US market. These will result in higher uptake of large complex projects by large firms.
For the Unreal Siggraph User meeting Esri joined forces with Epic Games (Unreal Engine) and HOK to show how designers can use CityEngine and Unreal Engine to explore and communicate urban design projects: http://bit.ly/2wgbVBz
The first-ever Unreal Engine SIGGRAPH User Group held at LA's Orpheum Theater on July 31, 2017 was a jam-packed, 100-minute showcase, featuring 20 presenters across multiple industries. In addition to announcing the Datasmith beta, our workflow toolkit for architectural and design visualization, we covered real-time production ('The Human Race', 'Fortnite: A Hard Day's Nite', 'Zafari'), digital humans ('Meet Mike'), autonomous driving (Zoox), large datasets (HOK, CityEngine), and new Unreal integrations (Twinmotion, V-Ray).
“No longer can Federal IT be seen as merely a back-office function and the management of government information relegated to a lower-level priority. Federal agencies must adapt to the modern digital world.” – CIO.gov, August 2, 2017 Facilities are the single most important investment Facility managers, installation commanders and campus…(Show moreShow less)
The Future The future of facilities, installations and campuses—collectively installations—is to become a smart installation. There’s no way for you to avoid making your installation smart. With fewer resources and additional forces such as external threats, mandates, laws and the fidelity of information required to boost your key performance…(Show moreShow less)
The Esri Location Platform for Sustainability Being a smart installation enables you to meet your sustainable goals. A sustainable Installation is essential. Sustainability enables organizational readiness by ensuring the resources needed for your workforce are available and properly maintained. This provides confidence, in the workforce, that…(Show moreShow less)
Hi there, Im currently in the process of flood modelling using Hec-GeoRAS, I have created the stream centre line and the bank lines, and have come to the Flow Path and assign line attributes. I can assign the stream centre line as the channel, but when i come to assign the left and right, it wont even let me highlight the left and right banks,…(Show moreShow less)
The Internet of Things (IoT) has generated a great deal of interest, particularly for how these connected devices can motivate transformation and make our facilities and installations smarter. This new level of two-way communication gathers details from distributed assets, and can offer an integrated understanding of the well-being and performance…(Show moreShow less)
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