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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CADDManager on November 23rd, 2005

Dress casual – business casual at best – you may also see some very sloppy dressers – Whatever you usually wear to work will be fine, unless you wear a tie – lose the tie. Dress comfortable – these will be very long days – you may be walking a lot. Bring plenty of business [...]

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CADDManager on November 22nd, 2005

Enhancing the Vendor Relationship… Now that you have selected the vendors that you should be managing, lets take a look at what I think is the first step to managing them… Creating or enhancing your relationship. Like any relationships you have in life they need to be nurtured. Your relationships (like spouses, kids, neighbors, friends, [...]

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CADDManager on November 16th, 2005

All of us come in contact with Vendors or Resellers. Many of us don’t give much thought to managing our vendors. I think that is a mistake. Vendor management is something that you should add to your list as a CAD Manager. Here are some ideas about VM. Identify which vendors to manage… First make [...]

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CADDManager on November 11th, 2005

Just published! Are you on the mailing list? In this months issue: BAD CAD Finding the Flaws CSI – CAD Standards Investigator Beyond the CAD Standards Oct. Survey Says! Go to the November Issue

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CADDManager on November 6th, 2005

Where do you go for answers? If you are like many of us you just try to dig a little deeper and probe a little more to get around some tough spot in the software. But from time to time you may get stumped – I do. Where do you go when you are stumped [...]

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CADDManager on November 3rd, 2005

LAYMRG is an Express Tool that I use to fix drawing that have way too many layers. It moves all objects on the first layer selected onto the second layer selected. The first layer will be deleted and purged from the drawing. Issue the command and select an object or objects that are on the [...]

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