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For five years Jeff Yoders covered IT, CAD, and BIM as Senior Associate Editor of Building Design + Construction. He's a chair at-large of the Associated General Contractors of America's BIM Forum and speaks regularly to audiences about how to transition to digital workflows. Jeff has won four American Society of Business Publications Editors awards.
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Graphisoft teams up with NEC, Japanese Construction Giant to develop cloud BIM Server technology

August 31, 2011


Graphisoft, NEC Corporation and leading Japanese Construction Company Obayashi Corp. announced this week that they are working on joint development of a BIM cloud-computing platform to provide integrated building information modeling workflows and company-wide BIM-based information sharing. Obayashi’s entire operations are the testing ground for this new platform. NEC was brought in for its expertise in large, enterprise-wide cloud applications.

Grapshisoft introduced its BIM Server design file sharing and workflow tools in ArchiCAD 13 back in 2009. This new platform, will be based on existing BIM Server technology.


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