- Project plans
- Project activities
- Legislation and standards
- Industry context
Last edited 13 Mar 2020
The term ‘software’ (SW or S/W) refers to the programs, data and other information that tell a computer about how it should work. The term was coined to distinguish software from ‘hardware’, that is, the physical components of a computer system.
Articles about software on Designing Buildings Wiki include:
- Approved building energy calculation software.
- Bill of quantities software.
- BIM engine software.
- Building drawing software.
- Building information modelling.
- Computer aided design.
- Computer aided manufacturing.
- Computer numerical control.
- Computer-generated imagery (CGI).
- Computers in building design.
- Computers in construction tendering.
- Floor plan designing software.
- Geographic information systems.
- Information and communications technology.
- Managed File Transfer (MFT) Software Market.
- Microsoft Project - software for project management.
- Signs you need construction project management software.
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