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Industry News Roundup: January 11

Industry News Roundup: January 11

This week's important news stories:

90 percent of surveyed construction professionals have employed social media. See what results they’ve achieved, what networks are most effective, and more in this infographic

If you’re interested in our SDS/2 Connect seminars, BIM & Beam has all the details

AISC is accepting IDEAS2 award entries through January 31. The annual awards program recognizes achievements in engineering and architecture of steel-framed building projects in the U.S. Find out more about the competition here, on Modern Steel

Do people really understand what BIM is? "If we see BIM as the process is it software dependent?  If we see BIM as the software then is the process dependent on such software?" Read more and leave your comments on The Revit Kid blog. 

Panasonic and Bluebeam are collaborating for new 20-inch digital tablet to be used in the AEC industry. “The upcoming 4K Panasonic tablet emulates the way design and construction professionals interact with printed drawings while giving users an incredibly high resolution view, making it simple to migrate from paper-based to digital workflows.” Read more in Virtual-Strategy Magazine

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Join us for a webinar on January 22! See what’s in store for “New Year, New Technology, New Pricing: Introducing SDS/2 v7.3” here

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We’re kicking off 2013 with a social media contest! To celebrate the release of SDS/2 v7.3, we’re giving away a $100 Visa gift card each week to a Facebook fan or Twitter follower who shares his or her favorite feature of the new software. Join us on Facebook and Twitter for your chance to win!