CADDManager on December 5th, 2012

To close out the series on AU2012, let me give you some gut feelings on the event and the topics discussed. Design is Amazing – People are creative and when they have the time and resources, they do amazing things. The Future is Here – Tomorrows technologies are available today for those that want to […]

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CADDManager on November 29th, 2012

Day two was a long haul for me. I started the day early with presenting my second class. It was a round table discussion about the value of CAD Management and convincing your firm to embrace and respect the position. It was a full room with many participating in a lively discussion on topics from […]

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CADDManager on November 28th, 2012

Wow – what a packed house for the Keynote addresses.  Filling the Mandalay Bay Event Center is not an easy task, but you would have had trouble finding a seat during this event. A parade of Autodesk leaders and talent set the tone for the rest of the week. Keywords on the expanding twitter stream […]

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CADDManager on October 26th, 2012

Play games and Learn CAD… get your quarters ready… Over the last 15 years, Autodesk Research (formerly Alias Research) has been dedicated to providing a research environment striving to advance the fields of Computer Science. Based in downtown Toronto, Canada, the group is actively pursuing both academic and applied research goals. Many of the projects […]

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CADDManager on October 25th, 2012
This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series AU2012

Last repost from 2006 on BLAUGI… Mark _____ I have sat through some great classes and some stinkers.  Here are some tips for maximizing the value of each class. Get the Handout – before you enter the room (if they have them).  Do not take more than one.  Even if you have someone else who […]

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CADDManager on October 24th, 2012
This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series AU2012

Another repost from BLAUGI in 2006…  still good to review. Mark _____ Here are some tips for getting the most out of the Exhibit Floor at Autodesk University (or any other event where there are vendors booths). Look at the exhibitors list – it is posted on the AU site here (now a dead link).  […]

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CADDManager on October 23rd, 2012
This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series AU2012

I posted these on BLAUGI (the AUGI blog) way back in 2006, but they still apply today.  If you are heading to AU, here are some suggestions. Mark _____ I have been to a few of these events and have some advice for those who may be going the first time and for those who […]

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CADDManager on September 12th, 2012

Autodesk has had a YouTube Channel for AutoCAD for some time. You may not have visited it before and I suggest you take some time to see what is there. You could start off with a few small business testimonies of how CAD technology is empowering the firms to make some really cool stuff. Check […]

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CADDManager on August 20th, 2012

From time to time I get requests to post job openings.  Some are free and some are paid.  This is a paid posting.   Mancini Duffy , an Award winning Architecture & Interior Design firm based in New York City, is seeking a CAD/Desktop Support Manager. Responsibilities are to manage the day-to-day configuration, deployment, standards […]

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