CADDManager on October 25th, 2010

I had a chance to review a video tutorial from InfiniteSkills.com based in Ontario, Canada . They have just created a beginners 10 hour video tutorial on AutoCAD 2011 and will also release a follow-up AutoCAD 2011 Advanced, both these titles have been authored by CAD expert and owner of Cad-a-Blog, Brian Benton. I found [...]

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CADDManager on October 25th, 2010

Sometimes the spark just isn’t there.  Hopefully you are not saying that about your love life.  Rekindling the dying embers of a relationship can be tough.  What if those dying embers are related to your career?  What if you have lost the vigor that you once brought to your work life? Before you try to [...]

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CADDManager on October 25th, 2010

CAD Managers who are eager to challenge themselves or prove their worth may take on additional responsibilities outside of their traditional roles.  It is not always the best thing if your employer thinks that these tasks place your CAD duties at the back of the line.  When you step outside your job description you take [...]

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CADDManager on October 25th, 2010

Are you bored? In a 2008 book published in Germany titled “Diagnosis BoreOut” by Peter Werder and Philippe Rothlin they define a BoreOut as a blight that affects modern organizations, especially office environments for white collar workers.  They say that lack of work, boredom and the resulting lack of satisfaction in the work environment cause [...]

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CADDManager on October 13th, 2010

I attended KETIV AMA yesterday.  It was not really a vendor presentation.  It was more of a training event.  they had several tracks and many classes presented by their team of internal staff and Autodesk employees. I am always looking for tips and trick and cross industry information that I can apply to the firms [...]

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CADDManager on October 12th, 2010

My perspective may not be the final word on this subject, but I have seen so many of these that I do have some suggestions. It may not make for the perfect presentation, but if this advice were taken then at least I would be happier. Many of these have been used by presenters 1. [...]

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CADDManager on October 11th, 2010

I have seen so many vendor presentations in my career that I cannot count them. Some have been forgettable, some unforgettable, some boring, some exciting, but they have all been done with the best intentions. I am speaking on the general presentations that are made to large crowds either in person or via the web. [...]

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CADDManager on October 4th, 2010

I have sat in on quite a few software presentations from vendors and have noticed that they are generally selling features.  Or should I say “telling” me about the features. I have heard that there is a subtle differentiation from selling and telling.  In an audio book that I listened to some time back called [...]

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