For as long as software has existed, there has been a need to transfer information
between various systems. PROKON Structural Analysis, for example, has for many years
included the ability to work with CAD drawings and documents of various formats. More
recently, the need for collaboration and information sharing amongst design professionals
has advanced to a higher level – Building Information Modelling (BIM).
More available at: http://www.prokon.com/win/Prokon_bulletin_2008_Jun.pdf