CADDManager on December 27th, 2005

Like the holiday tale from Dickens, I am reminded that often I am visited by a ghost… The ghost of AutoCAD past. Many of us have been using AutoCAD for a long time. I find that many of the habits that I have acquired in the past are still “haunting me” today. It might be [...]

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CADDManager on December 14th, 2005

Just published! Are you on the mailing list? In this months issue: BAD CAD – Part 2 Troubles in the Machine What needs Fixin’? Beyond the graphics Nov. Survey Says! Go to the December Issue

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CADDManager on December 12th, 2005

CAD Managers often have to communicate in writing. I encourage every CM to develop their ability to communicate via memo, e-mail, newsletter, etc. Let’s say you were writing to management on a tech issues that outlines a problem and needs approval for you to correct it. Here are a few tips: Don’t make the document [...]

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CADDManager on December 9th, 2005

Hey – what kind of hardware are you running? Let everyone know where you stand now and how soon you will upgrade. Take the Survey

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CADDManager on December 7th, 2005

Many of us work with users who assist in the support of our AutoCAD efforts. You may call them SuperUsers, Liaisons, CAD Representatives, CAD Assistance or some other name. They typically do not work for the CAD Manager but are involved beyond the level of CAD User. Below is a list that I have used [...]

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CADDManager on December 2nd, 2005

As usual, AU was a great event. I have yet to be disappointed with it overall. I did hear several complaints about scattered hotels accommodations, bus and shuttle troubles and getting to classes. Heading home today… Check out Shaan Hurley photos of the event…

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CADDManager on November 29th, 2005

Last night was the AUGI Annual meeting and then beer and pizza. The new AUGI logo was unveiled. New info about what is coming up in the next year or so. Many new things. Today I taught two more classes. ADT 2006 Project Standards and Developing Standards. I will be adding to the blog and [...]

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CADDManager on November 28th, 2005

I am writing this from AU 2005. I just completed two classes on CAD Leadership. Talking with CAD Managers from all over the globe. Denmark, Norway, Turkey, Brazil, USA and others. One thing that does not surprise me is the commonality of CAD issues that beset all CAD Managers, no matter where they are from. [...]

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CADDManager on November 23rd, 2005

For those of you who use STAAD, here is a bit of interesting news. For those of you that use Bentley products, this could get interesting to see how this is incorporated into the Bentley product line of CAD software. Exton, Pa. – Nov. 22, 2005 – Bentley Systems, Incorporated today announced that it has [...]

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