CADDManager on August 18th, 2008

Tools – Talent – Technology – Training These four T’s can be used to define your efforts in you job. Combine these four and you get a balanced approach to CAD. Tools relates to the ones that you select. Which ones will you use? What will you use them for? Talent relates to who is […]

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CADDManager on August 13th, 2008

Reviewing processes or procedures helps you to streamline the work flow of your CAD environment.  But when you review – what do you do? I am convinced that the CAD Managers job includes reviewing, defining and refining each and every step of the CAD process.  From creation to completion.  From files to projects to overall […]

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CADDManager on August 12th, 2008

Are you one or the other? Frugality is the practice of (from Wikipedia) acquiring goods and services in a restrained manner, and resourcefully using already owned economic goods and services, to achieve a longer term goal. Cheap is.. The Cambridge dictionary includes the definition as “someone who is unwilling to spend money” So which one […]

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CADDManager on August 11th, 2008

Exchanging data between programs is a fairly common thing nowdays.  Everyone is sending files from  one firm to another, from one project to another and from one software platform to another.  Most of the time it works fairly well.  But usually that attitude is “good enough”.  Or you hear the term “quick & dirty”. What […]

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CADDManager on August 8th, 2008

Autodesk has opened the registration for AU 2008.  The servers must be getting pounded.  It is allowing people to get in, but often not on the first attempt.  If you are trying to get in – keep trying. The onslaught of users trying to get access to the sight is a very encouraging indicator that […]

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CADDManager on August 5th, 2008

I asked and you responded about your perspective on jumping up a release or Double Jumping.  You explained in the comments how you firm and you approach this question.  Now I would like to offer some of my advice on making this call…. When is the right time to upgrade your software release? Think about […]

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CADDManager on August 3rd, 2008

How often do you check your email?  I keep mine running just about all the time.  I check it frequently.  I have several accounts pulling in emails from several sources into my Outlook client. What are you doing?  How often do you check your email.  Are you addicted?  Do you control it, or does it […]

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