CADDManager on January 28th, 2008

I mentioned that my laptop took a dive.

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CADDManager on January 28th, 2008

I had a system crash this past weekend.

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CADDManager on January 23rd, 2008

People want and need to have something to look forward to. It gives them a reason for pressing ahead. It provides them with hope that their CAD problems might be answered, the project problems might go away and that the next release of software is actually going to do what it says it will do. […]

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I am a big supporter of teamwork. If you have read my stuff or heard me speak, you know that I believe in working with and through teams. Teams are one of the best ways to make progress and get everyone moving in the same directions. Teams are not an excuse to pass the buck […]

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CADDManager on January 17th, 2008

  January 2008 – Another Year Begins Well the new year is well underway and looking back over the last few years brings me to some reflections. I started the online life back in April of 2004. It started as a website, then spun off a blog in December of 2004. I started an […]

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CADDManager on January 16th, 2008

When working in Revit you often have to work with other models that people provide or you have to share yours with others. How do you possibly line up the models when they are just floating in space? Revit Architecture projects have coordinates for all the elements. Those coordinates are stored in the project only. […]

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CADDManager on January 15th, 2008

My blog just past the 500,000 page hit mark. A small step for some, a giant leap for me. Here are my stats from Statcounter…   Page Loads Unique Visitors     Total 500,205 243,929    

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When a CAD Manager starts assaulting a persons character or calling in to question the persons abilities to perform any given CAD function, they may have slipped into an area where they do not really want to be. We assault someones character when we demean them, point out their flaws in public, deride their inabilities […]

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CADDManager on January 10th, 2008

I am always on the watch for software pirates… shiver me timbers… Here is a short list from Baseline … 12 Companies Caught Stealing Software in 07 The Business Software Alliance is enforcing fines on real companies. Learn who they are and who has been caught.

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