CADDManager on July 15th, 2008

Autodesk Investor Day and Presentations were held way back on Thursday, April 24, 2008 – but I just stumbled onto this site.  You can see what the investors saw at the Investor Day event. Here are the presentation slides that Carl Bass used to present. Here is a slide from the presentation on AutoCAD. There […]

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CADDManager on July 14th, 2008

“At a joint press conference, Autodesk, Inc. and Bentley Systems, Incorporated, announced an agreement to expand interoperability between their portfolios of architectural, engineering, and construction (AEC) software. Autodesk and Bentley will exchange software libraries, including Autodesk RealDWG, to improve the ability to read and write the companies’ respective DWG and DGN formats in mixed environments […]

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CADDManager on July 14th, 2008

Boy – talk about a wealth of knowledge… I took a quick look at the Autodesk Investor site and found a lot of interesting stuff. With the volatility ion the US stock market and others, many of you may be curious about what an investor may want to know about Autodesk.  We all “invest” in […]

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CADDManager on July 7th, 2008
This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Thought Leadership

There are some down sides to Thought Leadership.  They come if you don’t pay close attention to the whole process.    They can be negative because the balancing act can sometimes go badly.  It can go badly when you say or do something that brings disrepute on yourself or your firm.  Thought Leadership comes with a […]

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CADDManager on July 6th, 2008

Adobe Flash Technology Enhances Search Results for Dynamic Content and Rich Internet Applications SAN JOSE, Calif. — July 1, 2008 — Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the company is teaming up with search industry leaders to dramatically improve search results of dynamic Web content and rich Internet applications (RIAs). Adobe is providing optimized Adobe® […]

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CADDManager on July 3rd, 2008
This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Thought Leadership

Many would ask: Why should I bother doing all this? What’s in it for me? What will I gain by being a Thought Leader? Let me list a few things that I think make it an advantage to you and your career to become a Thought Leader. Admittedly these are from my personal perspective. Others […]

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CADDManager on July 2nd, 2008
This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Thought Leadership

I was speaking recently with a CAD Manager who said that his firm did not really embrace the concept of people in their firm being thought leaders. They may not have come out and stated that, but they set up roadblocks and hurdles that may discourage employees from easily “speaking up” through writing or speaking […]

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CADDManager on July 1st, 2008

I have always been curious about my readers. One area of curiosity is the gender balance. Are there more women than men reading this? Is it 50-50? Are there more men readers? So I figured I would ask… Please take the quick poll at the left and let me know. Thanks, Mark

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