CADDManager on October 30th, 2006

Adam Smith published a book named “Wealth of Nations” in 1776 Wealth of Nations is an investigation into the nature and causes of national economic development. Smith writes that greater productivity is derived from manufacturing. In a visit to a pin factory he observed that the traditional craftsman might manufacture just one pin a day. […]

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CADDManager on October 28th, 2006

A very interesting opening article by Michael Tardif, Assoc. AIA, Contributing Editor to AIArchitect. He deals with the concern of over hyped tools and how the over marketing and promises often derail progress. Read it hereHe states… “The greatest danger to the industry is that the growing BIM belief system will raise expectations beyond the […]

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CADDManager on October 25th, 2006

This is an old adage, but it is still a good one.You should be out of your office on a regular basis. Walking the floor and talking to people. Get a feeling for what is going on.Get out of your chair and walk around. Most CAD users will not leave their chair. They will figure […]

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CADDManager on October 22nd, 2006

I don’t know how long this has been around, but I just stumbled on it. AutoCAD 2007 Tips and Tricks presented by Lynn Allen. She has created a fantastic online presentation of her tips and such. Like anything Lynn does, it is presented well and very “watchable”. Take a look

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CADDManager on October 20th, 2006

Are you a subscriber? In this months issue… Upgrading – Moving too fast or too slow CAD Standards – My updated list for ADT. Survey Says – Using Metric? Go to the October – CADD Manager Journal

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CADDManager on October 18th, 2006

Fairly good Overview of Revit from the Autodesk site ADT Overview from Autodesk Civil 3D 2007 New Features Workshop Autodesk Inventor Series Feature Demonstrations – 8 to choose from

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CADDManager on October 14th, 2006

Technology just has to be better – not perfect – for people to move forward. If you are waiting for the perfect CAD tool, you will be waiting a long time. In fact if you have been in the CAD business for a while you are still waiting for a perfect tool. I have been […]

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CADDManager on October 13th, 2006

I have not posted all week. I have been very busy working on my AU 2006 outlines and presentations. I have a ways to go, but here is a glimpse at some of the content… Destination CAD – Creating a Successful Work Environment Destination CAD pushes the envelope. An environment that would be considered a […]

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CADDManager on October 8th, 2006

This month… Customizing AutoCAD – Do you do it? If so- How? Take the survey at

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