Christine Easterfield is principal consultant for Cambashi (www.cambashi.com), an independent research and analysis firm that focuses on the business benefits of using IT in value-adding industries worldwide. Easterfield has been involved in geospatial asset management for the utility industry and has more than 20 years of experience in the software business, with roles in programming, training, consultancy and product marketing management.
Geospatial tools are now commonplace and are used to plan and police city zones and planning restrictions. Where that planning activity meets the built environment is where we will see geospatial tools interface with building information models (BIM).
In the April 2017 issue of POB, find out how 3D tools played a role in the renovation of the Institute of Civil Engineers headquarters in London. Also, POB releases the results of its 2017 3D Surveying Trends Study.