CADDManager on November 30th, 2010

Wow – what a day! It started off with my virtual class not running as it should have.  Tech troubles on the back side I suppose. Oh well. Then off to my first class presentation.  Technology Transitions.  Quite a few int he room were making the move to 3D and we discussed how this transition […]

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CADDManager on November 29th, 2010

The classes have not really started for the general attendees, but there are many things going on today. There was the ADN Conference and ATC Summit and the Design Computation Symposium plus the Design Technology Management Conference (really sad I missed this one.) I spent most of my day in AUGI matters. Meeting with others […]

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CADDManager on November 28th, 2010

Autodesk University is kicking off in Las Vegas on Tuesday,but there are some things going on before then. I arrived today (Sunday) around noon Vegas time (I thought there was no time in Vegas).  Checked into the hotel and went directly to the Speaker Ready Room.  I had to record my first class for AU […]

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CADDManager on November 23rd, 2010

When you start the Strategic Planning process, look first to the past. This will frame your thinking when planning for the future. If you do not keep in mind what has gone before you may be trapped by mistakes or misjudgments based on inaccurate understanding of what has transpired before. What is the CAD history […]

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CADDManager on November 23rd, 2010

None – not one technology is changing everything… at least right now How can I say that? Because I think nothing changes everything overnight. Yes, there are many technologies and software tools and hardware triumphs that are beginning to make major strides in change, but they are not changing everything. Why? Because changes are always […]

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CADDManager on November 23rd, 2010

In the book “The Truth about Leadership” by James M. Kouzes and Barry Z. Posner, they state several “truths’ that they uncovered about leaders. Based on about 30 years of research, with an overwhelming amount of input via surveys and leadership assessments their book explores the basic truths of leadership that remain the same regardless […]

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