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Four ways digital twins could benefit the Space Force

Digital twins – 3D models of real-world objects – are becoming increasingly common and relied upon across many different industries. In the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry, digital twins are being created for large buildings and infrastructure projects. By…

5 Common Causes for Infrastructure Project Cost Overruns

Willie Brown, the former mayor of San Francisco, once wrote, “In the world of civic projects, the first budget is really just a down payment…If people knew the real cost from the start, nothing would ever be approved. The idea…

Nine Ways Computer Models and Simulations Streamline FDA Medical Device Trials

This article originally appeared on the KETIV Blog. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. Before a life-saving medical device can be brought to market, the manufacturers need to navigate multiple government tests and trials from the…

Three Trends Shrinking the Manufacturing Workforce

This article originally appeared on the KETIV Blog. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. Recruitment and retention of talent have been a struggle across industries since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. According to data from…

Four Architecture Industry Predictions for 2023

This article originally appeared on Autodesk News. To read the original article in its entirety, click HERE. From digital and business transformation to climate resilience and collective intelligence: what are some of the key challenges and opportunities for the architecture…

How BIM and Revit Helps Sea Ports Make Crucial Updates

Ocean shipping is the foundation of global trade and commerce and has been for thousands of years. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, 90 percent of traded goods are carried over the seas. With today’s cargo ships…

How Digital Design can Facilitate the Movement to More Sustainable Transportation

Sustainable transportation is a huge topic in today’s world, and for good reasons. According to the International Institute of Sustainable Development, transportation accounts for about 64 percent of global oil consumption, 27 percent of all energy use, and 23 percent…

Civil Engineers Should Stop Doing These 5 Things

Improving your workflows and processes doesn’t always require you to do more. Sometimes it requires you to stop. If you’re a civil engineer that’s stuck in an endless cycle of project inefficiencies like a broken template, lack of tools, or…

Happy Holidays from the GovDesignHub Team

The GovDesignHub will be back with even more content in 2023. We would like to thank you for visiting us in 2022, and encourage you to come back in the New Year to see what we’ve got in store. Have a safe…

4 Challenges that Delay Government AEC Projects

It’s not a secret that government architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) projects oftentimes exceed budgets and take more time to complete than originally anticipated. As a matter of fact, according to the Washington Post, the Silver Line extension for the…