CADDManager on December 3rd, 2008

If you want to tune in to the AU2008 live stream… It will be active for the next few hours.  It is a camera in the AUGI booth on the show floor. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/caddmanager Tune in and see what’s going on.

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CADDManager on December 2nd, 2008

Wow – what a day. Started off teaching my class on CAD Manager Career Path. I discussed the process of moving your career ahead and taking control of it. Do not let your career just happen. Plan on making progress. On area I discussed was asking for a raise. One point I brought up was […]

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CADDManager on December 1st, 2008

Monday was a full day of events that started for me with an AUGI Board meeting to discuss and finalize all of the AUGI plans for AU. Then it was off to lunch and the Community Leadership Event. Robert Green, Beverly Arnoldy speaking on leadership and planning for growth in a user group. Leading RUGIE, […]

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CADDManager on November 30th, 2008

Day one is on Monday -so Sunday must be Day Zero. Arrived on Sunday at 6:00 pm after a drive from home (So Cal) to Vegas.  Checked in to the Venetian and hoofed it over to the Palazzo Hotel for dinner with the AUGI Board.  Our host was Extension Media.  They publish the Autodesk Resource […]

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CADDManager on November 25th, 2008

Create 3D Models directly from images… I have not tried this out yet – but it sure sounds interesting. Here is what the Autodesk site says… Autodesk ImageModeler image-based modeling software enables architects, designers, and entertainment content creators to quickly and easily create 3D models from 2D digital images or panoramas.Use ImageModeler to capture the […]

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CADDManager on November 24th, 2008

From the Autodesk website… What feature was introduced when? This matrix shows the availability of many features from version 2006 through 2009. Find it here.

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CADDManager on November 20th, 2008

Journal of Building Information Modeling The Fall 2008 issue is out.  You can view a PDF here. The National BIM Standard of The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) is pleased to announce the Fall 2008 issue of the Journal of Building Information Modeling, an essential information source on business, standards and technical issues related […]

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CADDManager on November 13th, 2008

Another issue that will render your standard pretty much useless when you may think it is not. A Useless CAD Standard is… Not Read Your users are not reading your CAD Standard.  They may have never read it, or they may not have read it recently.   You take the time to write it, print it, […]

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CADDManager on November 12th, 2008

Now we turn to another issue that will render your standard pretty much useless at some point. A Useless CAD Standard is… Not Updated Waiting too long to update your standard can make it functionally useless.  It will actually work, but is outdated and not covering what is needed for the newest release of your […]

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