CADDManager on October 31st, 2007

Finally – someone is publishing information about how much BIM is being used. This is from the Interoperability in the Construction Industry SmartMarket Report – a 36-page printed report (available as hard copy or FREE PDF) that reviews the results of research conducted by McGraw-Hill Construction Analytics during late-Spring 2007. This is from a very [...]

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CADDManager on October 29th, 2007

If the Standard is silent – users can do whatever they want Do you have this perspective with your standard? Or are you calling people on the carpet for not doing what you never told them had to do? Or for doing something that you never said they could not do? Here is my thought… [...]

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CADDManager on October 26th, 2007

I just found out who the guy on the phone is. While swapping links with Joseph, he shared a previous post with me from his blog. It turns out that the AU website folks got a kick out of it also… Check out BLAUG for the whole story. And I was thinking it was Scott [...]

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CADDManager on October 26th, 2007

Have you checked out the blog on AU that Joseph Wurcher is doing? Get the latest on the event directly from the folks that are putting it together… News like — Registration is closing Nov. 9 – hurry up and register. BLAUG – the AU blog

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CADDManager on October 25th, 2007

I run a meeting that brings together technology managers from several different firms. The Digital Task Force is a group that gathers monthly to discuss topics related to technology use in Architectural firms. The topic this time around was plotting. We discussed hardware, software and output. We had hardware equipment mentioned that ranged from an [...]

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CADDManager on October 24th, 2007

Working from your Strength – Leveraging the positives in your style – Part 2 Autodesk University Preview – What classes am I doing? A preview of my classes – Content from my Handouts Take a look at the latest issue Not yet a subscriber? Sign up here

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CADDManager on October 22nd, 2007

Taken from the AU 2007 site this past weekend. It struck me as kind of funny that they would use an image where someone is on their cell phone during class. It is Las Vegas. Maybe this is a call to his bookie? Maybe the kids need to be picked up from daycare? Can you [...]

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CADDManager on October 21st, 2007

From my AU 2007 class – BAD CAD:The Infections Here is a brief list of some of the areas that may be infected by having a gap that is too wide between your best user and your worst. 1. The expert users will be frustrated because they have to slow down and use CAD at [...]

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CADDManager on October 21st, 2007

From my AU 2007 class – Preventative CAD Management: I call it Critical Customization. Customization that works may include the following principles: Only customize the stuff you have to Only customize when it returns major benefits Use the tools that are provided via the AutoCAD GUI When customizing, use the programming tools that are provided [...]

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