BIM and CAD software licensing has been transitioning toward subscription-only programs.

These programs are best described as pay-as-you-go, software rental, subscription or software-as-a-service (Saas) programs. Broadband internet empowered design-construction professionals and their IT departments with better management tools. Design professionals expected more autonomy and self-service access to maintain their BIM-CAD software licensing. They wanted independent access without needing to call the…