Like in other spheres of life, the advent of computer software in the construction sector has impressively improved the functioning of those engaged in the sector by providing swift solutions to all the construction related activities thereby making their task easier, economical, efficient and faster. Today, the entire construction fraternity, including engineers, consultants, contractors, developers, builders and architects right from the planning of the projects through its completion, is totally dependent on software.
In short, software has carved out a niche for itself in the construction sector and paved the way for development by making all construction related activities facile and productive, whether it is engineering or architectural designing, detailing, procurement of material equipment or services, accounting, construction project management etc, software gives everything accurately with unmatched speed for any discipline with the click of mouse.
Due to innumerable innovative developments that have taken place in the infrastructure sector covering roads, bridges, tunnels, commercial and residential complexes, the application of sophisticated software have become the need of the hour. The market of software in construction sector is steadily inching ahead due to the spurt in construction activities. With large number of projects in hand with demanding deadlines, construction professionals always look for the most sophisticated solution matching their requirements and the software developers on the other hand are striving hard to make their offerings more and more attractive and compatible. Since market is flooding with newer software brands, the selection of right type of software is really a Herculean task. In view of this, the NBM&CW has attempted to give a bird eye view of the latest, user–friendly and innovative offerings from the software developers for the benefit of professionals engaged in the construction industry.
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