CADDManager on September 4th, 2008

Standards are a compilation of rules… But some things need to float free for a while until you have enough information to make a call on the best practice.  When a new tool or feature presents itself, let users fiddle with it until they figure out some optional ways of using it.  Let them play […]

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CADDManager on September 3rd, 2008

If you have a rule for most things – people will expect a rule for everything. I am surprised from time to time when I tell people “do whatever you want” when asked how something should be dne to standard.  I say this because the standard does not cover the subject in question.  My perspective […]

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CADDManager on September 2nd, 2008

I was interviewed on an AU Beat podcast and it was posted today.  It is all about what AUGI is doing at Autodesk University and beyond. Give a listen… AU Beat: AUGI…It’s More Than the Beer Bust! From the site… Mark Kiker, president of Autodesk User Group International (AUGI), explains that AUGI is much more […]

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CADDManager on September 2nd, 2008

I have long wanted Autodesk to suggest best practices… Kyle Bernhardt of Autodesk wrote on his blog… under the heading of Required reading Revit Platform 2009 Technical Notes – Direct from Autodesk “it is a comprehensive paper that discusses best practices for optimal performance and productivity within the Revit 2009 family of products.  It is […]

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CADDManager on September 2nd, 2008

I came up with another one… Add Time to the four T’s and you get success. What appears to be failures or stuttering starts end up being success when you add time. How does this work?  What make bad things into good?  What allows the planning of yesterday become the foundation of tomorrow and the […]

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CADDManager on September 1st, 2008

New technology tools constantly make me a newbie.  Even technology that is easy to figure out make me have questions that I cannot answer right away. According to Wikipedia… Newbie (also said as nooby or newby) is a slang term for a newcomer…  a somewhat clueless newcomer… It can have derogatory connotations, but is also […]

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