CADDManager on January 31st, 2007

Continuing on with comments on “Extreme Jobs – the Dangerous Allure of the 70 hour Workweek“, Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Carolyn Buck Luce found from their research that people with extreme jobs may not always experience burn out, but rather what they call “Brown Outs”. From the perspective of Van Halen – it means no [...]

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CADDManager on January 30th, 2007

In the December 2006 issue of Harvard Business Review, Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Carolyn Buck Luce outlined what they called “Extreme Jobs – the Dangerous Allure of the 70 hour Workweek“. They search for answers as to why people spend this level of time at work, what drives them and what, if any, are the [...]

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CADDManager on January 29th, 2007

I was checking my blog stats and noticed that I have just passed the 300,000 page view milestone. That included 29,318 people as return visitors. And an average of 150 first time visitors showing up each day. Now – to the big boy of blogging that may not seem like a big deal, but to [...]

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CADDManager on January 28th, 2007

In a recent AIA publication entitled “The Business of Architecture” they stated that information from a survey of member firms indicated that 16% of the firms were using BIM with 10% of them using it for billable work. Autodesk announced that they passed a milestone of 100,000 seats sold in a June, 2006 press release. [...]

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CADDManager on January 22nd, 2007

CADD Manager Code Link! I have used this program forever. And it is GREAT! XRP – generate relative paths for XREFs – Xrp2004.lsp – created by Mark McDonough From the author – “I wrote this for AutoCAD R14 (7 years ago) and I keep waiting for AutoCAD to fully embrace “Xref Relative Pathing”. But even [...]

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CADDManager on January 21st, 2007

Are you a subscriber? Checking the Standard – a plan for proper reviewing A CAD Review Process CAD File Review Checklist Survey Says – Are you contacting your reseller? Go to the January 2007- CADD Manager Journal

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CADDManager on January 15th, 2007

I have provided training and management in CAD for many many years. One thing that I have to constantly remind myself about is that the speed of learning differs for each and every person. Some may catch on quick and others may take time before it sinks in. I need to be willing to explain [...]

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CADDManager on January 10th, 2007

Where will you focus most of your time and efforts in 2007? What was your greatest accomplishment in 2006? Click here and let us all know

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CADDManager on January 9th, 2007

I work in the Architectural industry. The process of design and construction is a partnership between owner, designer and builder. The role of the architect is to place into the construction documents enough information to define the design, provide performance and material specs and to determine constraints. The role of the contractor has been to [...]

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