Autodesk just announced that it acquired the Qontext Social Collaboration Platform. You can plan on seeing it used to expand the social capabilities of its products and of Autodesk's cloud-based service, Autodesk 360 and enable new social functionalities.
Add to this the recently announced new features in AutoCAD WS;
- 8M+ downloads
- A real-time activity feed
- Comment organization within a design
- The ability to add and tag new stakeholders in a conversation
- Photos pinning to specific locations within drawings
It is becoming clear that the way we communicate is evolving, probably quicker than some traditional design firms may be prepared for. For some reason that made me think of the old typing exercise....
The quick red fox jumped over the lazy brown dog.