CADDManager on November 30th, 2006

BIG DAY – Long Day… By this time most attendees cannot even remember what classes they took on the first day. More exhibits. More classes. More networking. I taught 2 classes… CAD Leadership and then Destination CAD… Here is a taste… Destination CAD has up-to-date software. Most folks do not want to work in a [...]

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CADDManager on November 29th, 2006

Last night was a BLAST! – the AUGI Beer Bust. The AUGI Beer Bust was an overwhelming success. So many people wandering the show floor and coming to the AUGI Booth. AUGI had several giveaways, like T-Shirts, Beer Mugs, Highlighters, Hats and more. So many people were swamping the booth. And taking the Top DAUG [...]

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CADDManager on November 28th, 2006

Breakfast What do you do to feed 7500 attendees. I cannot imagine the logistics of pulling off breakfast for that large a group. I ran into Shaan Hurley (check out his blog). He gave me a couple of AU ribbons – one for being a blogger and the other for participating in the Feedback site. [...]

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CADDManager on November 21st, 2006

You can use these for just about any event you attend but they are focused on AU 2006. I wrote them and posted them on BLAUGI – the AUGI Blog. Take a look… Tips for attending AU2006 Tips for working the Exhibit Hall at AU2006 Getting the most out of your classes at AU2006

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CADDManager on November 19th, 2006

Republished from my article in AUGI Hot News for November 2006 Many companies have not grabbed firmly onto the need for CAD Standards or for keeping them current. I was looking through some boxes of CAD Standards I have. Yes, that’s “Boxes,” plural. I have collected CAD Standards over the years and have seen just [...]

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CADDManager on November 14th, 2006

Are you a subscriber? BIM is coming on strong – or is it already here? Revit Revolution – Deja Vu – Another change to process? BIM – Where are all the subs? Survey Says – Are you customizing AutoCAD? Go to the November – CADD Manager Journal

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CADDManager on November 10th, 2006

I attended the 2006 AIA California Chapter Desert Practice Conference in Indian Wells, CA on Nov. 3-5. It was a gathering of AIA members from across California and beyond sponsored by AIACC. It was an opportunity to hear about the perspective on the future and network with others AIA members. BIM Focus My interest in [...]

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CADDManager on November 8th, 2006

Are you going to AU 2006? If so – let us know! If not – why not? Take the Survey

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CADDManager on November 6th, 2006

I have retooled my mind and my CAD systems over the years many time. Changing from one version to the next of software requires rethinking how I do CAD. I have customized extensively to get the tool to do just what I wanted it to do. It has been costly, time consuming and tedious to [...]

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